Specialist Cancer Nurse - Colorectal and Gynaecological Cancer

spire healthcare
08 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Clinical Cancer Nurse Specialist | Edinburgh | Permanent | 20 hours per week | £18.36 per hour

Spire Murrayfield - located in Edinburgh, is looking for an experienced Nurse to join us as a Clinical Cancer Nurse Specialist, providing exemplary planned care for Colorectal and Gynaecological cancer patients across the whole cancer pathway.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the team delivers effective and appropriate patient care through clinical expertise and leadership. To act as a resource and facilitator for all Colorectal and Gynaecological cancer care within the hospital. Working a Monday, Thursday and one other day per week, this could be flexible.

Murrayfield hospital was established as a purpose built hospital in 1984, conveniently located in the west of Edinburgh. In 2015 our consulting rooms had a £1 million refurbishment. In 2010 we opened Shawfair Park Hospital, a day case facility, based in south east Edinburgh. Each of our hospitals practice some of the most advanced treatments supported by the latest generation imaging and diagnostic technology. This means we offer everything from screening and rehabilitation through to leading edge surgical procedures and cancer care.

Caring for our patients is at the heart of what we do. We provide expert medical care in a modern, well-equipped environment for all of our patients

Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop practice in the assessment of health and wellbeing needs of patients with Colorectal and Gynaecological cancer
  • Develop knowledge and practice in Colorectal and Gynaecological cancer care
  • Actively promote a working environment and culture that improves health, safety and security
  • Continue to develop and improve the Colorectal and Gynaecological Cancer Services
  • Continually assess the quality of care provided and implement improvements where required

Who we're looking for
  • NMC registered Nurse
  • Cancer Nursing background
  • Ideally working towards a Cancer Nursing qualification
  • A Qualification in Advanced Communication Skills would be desirable


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, increasing to 35 days from January 2020
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 100 retailers
  • Free annual Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please apply and you will receive a call from Jillian Fraser

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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