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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Skin Cancer

Band 7

Main area
Dermatology - Skin Cancer
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cwm Taf wide
Merthyr Tydfil
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
28/06/2018 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.


Are you passionate about providing excellent patient care? Do you have the knowledge and skills to provide care across the whole patient pathway? Could you help play a pivotal role in the coordination of service provision to Skin Cancer patients in Cwm Taf University Health Board? If so then our enthusiastic and friendly team is looking for you.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in oncology and / or dermatology nursing gained through working in a specialist or senior clinical nursing role. The post holder will be the Key Worker for patients with this diagnosis and will be required to provide a complete nurse led service within the parameters of the Key Worker role.

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. 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’. As a Macmillan professional you will have access to all of the training and development that Macmillan offer.

We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate your passion and commitment to the provision of high quality, patient centred care. You will be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team through excellent communication and organisational skills. You must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm and drive for achieving and sustaining high clinical standards along with the ability to work effectively in a Nurse Specialist role through being a credible role model.

The successful candidate will be required to travel between sites across the Health Board.

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

Closing date: 28th June 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

Carolyn John, Senior Nurse, Medical Specialities
Tel: 01685 728506
Dawn Casey, Macmillan Lead Nurse, Cancer Services
via Switchboard RGH