Clinical Nurse Specialist for Teenage and Young adults with CancerBand 7
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Heath Park, GB
1d ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a experienced, passionate and dynamic nurse to undertake the role of Outreach Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for Teenage and Young Adults with Cancer.

You will be covering South East Wales and based at University Hospital of Wales. We are looking for a motivated individual to join a team dedicated to improving the lives of Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer.

The Outreach CNS will work with a wide range multidisciplinary colleagues to ensure that all TYA patients receive age appropriate care and emotional support regardless of where they are treated in South East WalesIf successful you will promote excellence in nursing practice through the delivery of higher level nursing care to young people with cancer.

  • Working within agreed protocols and guidelines the Outreach CNS will provide a seamless quality pathway for teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer patients throughout their treatment;
  • from admission to discharge.The Outreach CNS will work within different clinical settings to best support the needs of the young person.

    Will assist in the co-ordination of all patient services ensuring that such services are patient focused and reflects the philosophy of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

    In collaboration with the Lead Clinician and Senior Nurse, the Outreach CNS will have a key role in the development and co-ordination of cancer services for young people in the Community setting.

    The Outreach CNS will work with the Senior Nurse to provide focused and professional leadership for nurses delivering care for TYA cancer patients.

    The post holder will adopt an educational role to enhance the specialist knowledge of all professional groups involved in the care of TYA cancer patients.

    We care about the people we serve and the people we work with Treat people as you would like to be treated and always with compassion We trust and respect one another Look for feedback from others on how you are doing and strive for better ways of doing things We take personal responsibility Be enthusiastic and take responsibility for what you do.

    We treat people with kindness Thank people, celebrate success and when things go wrong ask what can I learn’? We act with integrity Never let structures get in the way of doing the right thing.

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

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