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Trainee/Advanced Specialist Practitioner - Oncology

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
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£40,428 - £48,514 per annum - Annex 21 during training
24/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

Trainee/Advanced Specialist Practitioner, Oncology

The Division of Surgery is looking to develop an enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated Trainee/Advanced Specialist Practitioner (ASP) in Oncology.  This is an exciting development opportunity for an individual with experience in oncology and general medical management, to develop specialist, advanced skills in the management of oncology based conditions, supported with academic learning and clinical supervision.

This workforce innovation will offer a post within the specialty of oncology, to support the oncology ward, chemotherapy day case unit and outpatient oncology clinics.  You will have significant oncology and leadership experience and a willingness to undertake further study.

The candidate will become an Advanced Specialist Practitioner, educated at masters level within advanced clinical practice. If the candidate does not already have this level of qualification, you will be supported through a Masters Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice, in addition to time spent developing clinical skills under the supervision of Consultant oncologists.

The post holder will also be expected to develop a portfolio to support their competence, developing clinical skills under the supervision of a Consultant Oncologist and placements in the medical and surgical divisions. Regular teaching sessions to support these competencies are delivered in house.

Trainees will be on AfC  band 8a, using Annex 21 whilst training, which will be reviewed and increased to a full band 8a once the MSc, specific competencies relating to oncology and a period of consolidation/internship are completed.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is renowned for our teaching, training and support with modern educational facilities and simulation suites. Within the department we have a number of staff involved in education and research projects.

Interview Date:  4th March 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matron Sarah Welsh on 01772 521496,

Lead Chemotherapy nurse Joanne Wilkinson on 01772 524432,

Tracy Earley on 01772 523057 or at,


If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245462