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Macmillan specialist oncology CNS - Colorectal

Band 7

Main area
Colorectal cancer
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Glamorgan
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Are you passionate about providing excellent care to people with colorectal cancer? Do you have the knowledge and skills to provide each individual with the expert advice, and support they need throughout their cancer journey, particularly around systemic anti cancer treatments? Could you share this knowledge with colleagues? If so then our ever evolving, enthusiastic and friendly team, is looking for you.

Cwm Taf University Health Board has partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to offer the role of Macmillan specialist oncology Clinical nurse in colorectal cancer (Band 7).

Working with the Colorectal team, you will initiate and support service development and improve patient experience. You will be responsible for shaping the service to ensure our patients have the best possible experience and that our care is in line with the ‘Cancer Delivery plan’. Our patients are at the heart of what we do, you will be instrumental in gaining their feedback and using this to shape the service, along with regular audits. Based north of Cardiff we are lucky to have excellent road networks and easy access across the whole Health Board.

You would be joining a Health Board whose philosophy ‘Cwm Taf Cares’ is at the heart of everything we do. Our commitment to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff is recognised with the highly coveted Platinum Corporate Health Standard. The post holder will work within the colorectal MDT and with colleagues from other site specialist teams. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential to this role.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 20th November 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dawn Casey

Macmillan Lead nurse for cancer services

07973 797126