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Macmillan Neuro-oncology Care Co-ordinator

Band 4

Main area
Neuro-oncology
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Temporary secondment to cover maternity leave
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
356-19-2079144A
Site
Hull Royal Infirmary
Town
Hull
Salary
£21,089 - £23,761 PA PR
Closing
13/12/2019 23:59

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY

Macmillan Neuro-oncology Care Co-ordinator BAND 4      

22.5 HOURS per week. Secondment to cover maternity leave.

The Neuro-oncology Multi-disciplinary team (MDT) based in the Neurosurgery Department at Hull Royal Infirmary and the Queens Oncology Centre at Castle Hill Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team on a temporary basis as a Macmillan Neuro-oncology Care Co-ordinator to work within the Neuro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) team.

The service covers a population of 1.6 million and supports with patients who have Brain and rare Central Nervous System tumours, Pituitary tumours, Skull Base tumours and Spinal tumours.

The Macmillan Neuro-oncology clinical nurse specialists work closely with the consultant Neurosurgeons and Oncologists and other members of the MDT to provide a holistic service for this client group.

Based at Hull Royal Infirmary,The Macmillan Neuro-oncology Care Co-ordinator will work under the direction of the Macmillan Neuro-oncology specialist nursing team to provide advice, support and care for individuals who are being investigated or treated for a tumour in the brain or central nervous system.

The Macmillan Neuro-Oncology Care Co-ordinator will have direct contact with patients and their carers providing advice and ongoing support to this client group. The Macmillan Neuro-oncology Care co-ordinator will also liaise with other members of the Neuro-oncology MDT to ensure that patients and carers receive the information and care they require in a timely manner. The post will also be involved in the development of services for Neuro-oncology patients and their carers, alongside the CNSs.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and pro-active individual who is open to learning and developing new ways of working within an established team. Furthermore, an individual who has an understanding of the challenges of working with people who have complex health needs. The post holder must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills.

If you are a dynamic individual with an enthusiasm to learn new ways of working and can work both independently and as part of a specialist team we would welcome your application.

Informal visits to the department are welcome, to arrange this or for discussion about the role, please contact Louise Baker Macmillan Neuro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist on 01482 607831.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Louise Baker

Macmillan Neuro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Tel: 01482 607831