Macmillan Support Worker | University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Southampton, SO14 2AA

Salary: Not specified

Macmillan Support Worker | University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Skin Cancer Clinical Specialist team .
Are you a compassionate , caring and communicative individual looking to grow your career in a world class teaching hospital ? Then this Support Woker role could be the ideal opportunity for you . We are looking for motivated, passioante and enthusiastic nurses to join our team. This is a part time flexible role Monday to Friday between 8.30 to 17.00 hrs.

We are the UHS Skin Cancer Nurse Specialists team, based in the Princess Ann but work across Southampton General Hospital and the Royal South Hants Hospital .
Our team is made up of passionate Oncology and Dermatology Nurses . We work closely
with the wider multidisciplinary team on a day to day basis including Dermatolgists , Medical and Clinical Oncologists , Plastic and Maxillo-facial surgeons.
Our role is to support the skin cancer patients along their pathway right from diagnosis to surgery and treatments.

You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.

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.

At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.

We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.

UHS employees can 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 and life insurance.

As part of your role, you will
• Support the CNS team
• Support Skin Cancer patients.
• Integrate with the CNS and the MDT team to plan and develop care
• Use your skills and knowledge to assess and support patients.
• Be responsible for the stock checking and ordering leaflets and information booklets.
• To support the PIFU (Patient Initiated Follow-up) pathway
• To collect and action the HNA (Holistic Needs Assessment )

We are looking for passionate individuals ideally with a background in Oncology/Dermatology with excellent communication skills, interpersonal and IT skills so that they can deal with the diversity of patients.

In return we offer excellent opportunities to be part of our friendly and hard-working team who are committed to making a difference to peoples lives and provide the best care.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 26 April 2023

Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023