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Lead Clinical Nurse Speciallist

Lead Clinical Nurse Speciallist

Posted 19 September by NHS Lothian
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Due to additional funding from the Brain Tumour Charity an opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced registered nurse to join and lead the Neuro Oncology Specialist Nurse team.

This well established team provide support to patients from South East Scotland with neuro oncology conditions and works closely with the department of Neurosciences - both surgical and medical - who are due to move to the new Royal Infirmary campus in 2019 and the successful applicant will be required to work across sites.

In addition to supporting the team deliver care to high grade tumour patients the post holder will be responsible for the development and implementation of a low grade glioma service.

This post is an exciting opportunity to work in partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity as part of a proactive specialist nursing team. As this post is funded by The Brain Tumour Charity you will also be part of their dedicated pioneering and smart team which will mean you will benefit from many advantages including having access to their training days free of charge.

This opportunity was the result of The Brain Tumour Charity's report 'Finding Myself In Your Hands' that discovered only 50% of low grade brain tumour patients currently have access to a clinical nurse specialist. As part of their five year strategy to halve the harm of those affected by a brain tumour diagnosis The Brain Tumour Charity are committed to funding to support a low grade glioma nursing service.

The successful applicant will have experience in oncology and/or neuroscience nursing and quality improvement. Evidence of service development or redesign is preferable.

Informal enquires to: Audrey Campbell Clinical Nurse Manager Cancer Services Western General Hospital. Tel - or Gill Harris Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist on

Reference: 36155186

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