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Clinical Nurse Specialist

HCA Healthcare UK
London (Central)
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Role: Clinical Nurse Specialist-Breast   
Town / Site: London: Breast Unit at The Wellington Hospital (Platinum Medical Centre) 
Full time: 37.5 hours per week   
Shift times: Monday – Friday  
Permanent contract   
Salary: Competitive (DOE) 


We’re looking for a Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Breast Care team at Platinum Medical Centre, part of The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC.   

As an experienced clinical nurse specialist, you will provide holistic and evidenced based care to patients in the breast cancer pathway, working alongside a multi-disciplinary team to provide leadership and clinical expertise. This role will require the post holder to work autonomously in applying knowledge to oversee and coordinate patient care as well as personalize the patient pathway. As a patient advocate, effective communication skills and the ability to work within a team are essential skills for this role. The post holder will also participate in driving health promotion, service development, and staff mentorship and education. 

The Breast Unit at Platinum Medical Centre is recognised as one of London’s best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres. We offer access to the very best breast cancer surgeons, radiologists and clinical nurse specialists, ensuring our patients are given the highest level of care available. We are proud to be part of a team that is constantly shaping the future for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. 

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 


At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.     


What you’ll bring:    

  • NMC registered Nurse 

  • Post-basic qualification in cancer/palliative care, breast cancer or relevant subject (ENB 998, 237, diploma breast care nursing) 

  • Evidence of continued professional development 

  • Level 2 psychological skills training as per recognised course or working towards 

  • Extensive post registration experience, at Band 6 or above, in cancer, breast care or palliative care 

  • Experience of teaching 


Why HCA UK?   


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.    


We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist, you’ll be eligible for:  

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you   

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals   

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service   

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme   

  • Group Life Assurance from day one   

  • Critical illness cover   

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay   

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland   

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you   

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers   


Diversity and Inclusion   


Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.   


We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.   



HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2024.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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