Princess Grace Hospital – London
Role: 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
Salary: Competitive (DOE)
We’re looking for a 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 a clinical nurse specialist, you will also act as resource to other healthcare professionals on breast cancer treatments and supportive care issues, facilitating high quality specialist nursing care to all patients with breast cancer and their families and friends, from diagnosis, during treatment and after treatment, helping them to move forward.
The post holder will provide clinical leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers nurses within the service and is responsible for effectively managing the financial resources, ensuring the optimal deployment of the nursing workforce to ensure high-quality patient care is delivered and monitored.
This role will require the post holder to contribute to both corporate and hospital initiatives and plans, particularly in respect of changes in patient care delivery and quality.
The London Breast Institute (LBI) is recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK. At LBI we offer access to the very best breast cancer surgeons, radiologists and clinical nurse specialists, to ensure our patients are given the highest level of care available.
Our rapid diagnostic screening service, with on-site radiologist, enables us to conduct same day mammography tests, with results typically within 24 hours. Our team of leading consultants provide the very best in surgical care, including advice on reconstructive surgery, treatment for gynecomastia and breast ultrasound.
Breast care expertise at London Breast Institute is recognised throughout the world. We conduct research in all areas of breast cancer and develop new treatments and preventative measures used as part of a tailored management programme.
We are proud of our research teams and world class consultants, who are constantly shaping the future for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.
Combined with our state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and our breast care nurses, you can expect the highest level of care.
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.
NMC registered Nurse
Post-basic qualification in cancer/palliative care, breast cancer or relevant subject (ENB 998, 237, diploma breast care nursing)
Evidence of continued professional development
Level 2 psychological skills training as per recognised course or working towards
Extensive post registration experience, at Band 6 or above, in cancer, breast care or palliative care
Experience of teaching
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 Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist 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
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.