Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Oncology
Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Oncology (Systemic anti-cancer therapy) specialising in upper GI and lung cancer
x2 37.5 hours per week
Band 7 (progressing to 8a on completion of training)
Applications are invited from experienced nursing, pharmacy and allied health professionals who would like to develop their career in an exciting direction to train as Advanced Clinical Practitioners in Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy.
These posts are part of an expansion of the Advanced Clinical Practitioner Grade in Oncology in Teesside and North Yorkshire. The posts will be based at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, but will support the “hub and spoke” network of oncology services in neighbouring Trusts.
Main duties of the job
The roles will develop to deliver independent clinical assessment and treatment of patients, working closely with the Consultant Oncologist, specialising in either upper GI or lung cancer, monitoring systemic treatment (cytotoxic chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other directed treatment), assessing and treating complications of that treatment and also the cancer itself.
Our focus is to continually improve patients’ experiences and outcomes and you will be supported by a friendly, committed multi-disciplinary team of staff striving to ensure the delivery of excellence in all aspects of patient care. We are a forward thinking department and support all staff in their clinical development to advanced practitioner level.
Applicants will be expected to have post registration experience and will be expected to enrole on an appropriate MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (degree apprenticeship) or hold an equivalent at MSc level.
Successful applicants will be highly motivated and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Working for our organisation
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to
Explore leadership within the NHS
Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role
After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the ‘about this job’ link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.
- Post registration experience
- SACT Course
- Current Professional registration within area of practice
- Non-medical prescribing
- Mentor/assessor qualification
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Emily Park
- Job title
- Macmillan Lead Chemotherapy Nurse
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
or Dr Madhavi Adusumalli (Lead Chemotherapy Nurse) on
If you have problems applying, contact
The Murray Building
The James Cook University Hospital
- 01642 850850, Ext. 55433