Teenage and Young Adult Unit
Part time - 30 hours per week
Southampton General Hospital
£41,659 - £47,672 pa pro rata
This is an exciting and rare opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated practitioner to join our expanding Cancer Care Advanced Clinical Practitioner Team. Working within the specialty of TYA (Teenage and Young Adult) at band 6 or 7 dependent on experience. The ACPs work hand-in-hand with the medical teams across the care group to provide a dynamic, practitioner-led approach to care delivery.
The Cancer Care Advanced Clinical Practitioner training scheme commenced in 2014 and has been recognised for its innovative approach to care, winning a Health Education England winning a Wessex Shine Award.Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.Working for our organisation What we can offer you
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust is the Principal Treatment Centre (PTC) for Teenagers and Young Adults with cancer in the Wessex region. The PTC oversees the delivery of specialist malignant haematology and oncology care along with the provision of emotional, social and practical support to young people diagnosed with cancer.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.Detailed job description and main responsibilities Your Responsibilities What you'll do
The successful candidate will be an integral part of the TYA patient pathway providing, as you gain in knowledge and competence, you will be involved in clerking in elective and emergency patients, formulating a diagnosis and care plan, ordering tests and investigations as well as managing discharge arrangements.
Advanced Clinical Practice is set around the 4 Pillars Framework that includes Clinical, Leadership and Management, Research and Development and Education. If not already held, the post holder will be supported in gaining further skills at Level 7 to complete an MSc in Advanced Practice.
Each practitioner has a supervisor to support them in practice and achieving competency. There are opportunities to develop and gain extended skills and will be encouraged to explore these. Our Cancer Care practitioners have gained clinical skills in ascitic drain insertion, bone marrow biopsy, arterial blood gasses and tunnelled line removal.What we're looking for
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about the care of young people diagnosed with cancer. The post will be based within the TYA specialty but will have the opportunity to gain experience across the cancer care specialties whilst covering the out of hours triage and assessment service as part of a multi-disciplinary team.Additional information
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.Person specification Qualifications / training required Essential criteria
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.For more information about our Trust
Head to our careers portal thinkuhs.co.uk where you'll find information about:
- Our values and vision - Our services and teams - Benefits we offer our staff - UK professional body registration - Information about our city - Relocating to Southampton - Our fantastic staff and their work
To find out what our staff think about working here, you may also wish to look at our most recent friends and family test and NHS staff survey results, or our latest CQC report.Getting to work - our travel promise
Getting to work should be as easy as possible and that's why we have introduced the UHS travel promise – a commitment from the Trust that we will provide reasonable travel options for every member of staff. Every member of staff can apply for a permit to use our park & ride facility. Eligibility for on-site parking is dependent on the nature and requirement of the role. All staff can also access a range of discounted benefits relating to travel including reduced price bus tickets, purchase of salary sacrifice bikes and ultra-low emission cars.Our commitment to equality
Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.
UHS actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development, and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.How and why we use your information
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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
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Lead ACP – Cancer Care
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