Clinical Nurse Specialist - Breast Care

Spire Dunedin Hospital - Reading
Salary £40,000 - £45,000
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Breast Care

Spire Dunedin Hospital - Reading

Salary £40,000 - £45,000

Spire Dunedin Hospital in Reading has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join us in our Cancer Services Team. You will be joining our supportive team to provide exemplary planned care for breast cancer patients across the whole cancer pathway.

Spire Dunedin, has been serving the Reading community for over 100 years, as a first-class medical facility. Based in the heart of Reading, the hospital has a 16 bedded inpatient ward with a mixture of surgical, oncology and end of life care patients. We also have the most comprehensive diagnostic facilities in the area including MRI and CT scanning, digital mammography, ultrasound, and X-ray.


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

Duties and responsibilities

As the Breast Care Nurse, you will be providing care to both newly diagnosed patients and long term follow ups. You will attend the breast clinics to support and assess the patients and their needs, whilst ensuring patients understand their treatment options enabling them to give informed consent. With patients and their families under considerable amount of stress, you will need to provide support to both.

Who we are looking for

Ideally you will be a highly experienced Registered Nurse with previous experience within cancer services. A breast care and cancer accredited qualification or equivalent is essential due to the specialist nature of this role. You will have the ability to work on your own, and be flexible with days worked in order to provide continuity of care for patients. It is vital that you are able to work as part of a team and also independently as you will be required to manage your own caseload.

Please note: We are happy to consider candidates applying for full-time or part-time hours. 

Who are we

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we’ve been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork.

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.