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Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist-Breast

Princess Grace Hospital – London
Full time
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Role: Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist-Breast  
Town / Site: London: London Breast Institute, The Princess Grace Hospital. 
Full time: 37.5 hours per week  
Shift times: Monday – Friday 
Permanent contract  
Salary: Competitve (DOE)


We’re looking for an Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist-Breast to join our team at the London Breast Institute, part of Princess Grace Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC.  


As an Associate CNS, you will be responsible for delivering an effective and personal care which is safe for patients in a calm, caring and compassionate manner. You will also provide specialist nursing advice, support and education to patients throughout their treatment pathway, ensuring continuity of care, as well as liaising effectively with all Health Care professionals involved in the patient’s treatment.  

The post-holder will also play a pivotal role in shaping and promoting the nursing vision and direction of the breast care programme within The London Breast institute 


Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.    


The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit.  

The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine. 


At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others   


What you’ll bring:   

  • NMC registered Nurse 

  • Extensive relevant post registration experience in cancer/breast care 

  • Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills 

  • Evidence of continued professional development 

  • Knowledge of relevant national cancer policies and procedures 

  • Experience of working within the Clinical Nurse Specialist role or Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist. 

  • Master’s degree or working towards-Desirable 


Why HCA UK?  


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.   


We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Senior Staff Nurse in our surgical Unit you’ll be eligible for:  

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you  

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals  

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service  

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme  

  • Group Life Assurance from day one  

  • Critical illness cover  

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay  

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland  

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you  

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers  


Diversity and Inclusion  


Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.  


We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.  


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