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 Claire Job

Claire Job

Lecturer: Adult Nursing

School of Healthcare Sciences

+44 (0)29 206 87815
Room 2.15, 2nd floor, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Campus, Cardiff, CF14 4XN


I have 20 years’ clinical experience, working in the field of cancer and palliative care, which shapes my unique contribution to the School of Healthcare Sciences. I currently lead on Cancer and Palliative Care education both at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. I am Module Lead for the MSc Understanding Cancer module, and the post-registration level 6, End of Life Care module. I am the Adult Field Lead for Undergraduate Nursing.


Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in teaching and learning

Socioeconomic status and impact on cancer experience and mortality

Symptom control in Palliative and End of Life Care

Research methods - Qualitative and Quantitative 



I registered as a nurse in 1995 at Swansea and worked in Oncology for a number of years before specialising in End of Life Care. I worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care for 15 years in both the hospital and community settings. I joined Cardiff University in 2015 and teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. I am an independent prescriber and contribute to teaching about prescribing in Palliative Care to the Non-Medical Prescribing Programme. I am the Adult Nursing Field Manager for the Bachelor of Nursing programme. 


I am actively involved in teaching, supervising and supporting undergraduate, post–registration and postgraduate students.  My specialist subjects are Palliative & End of Life Care, Cancer Care and Person-Centred Care. I have a special interest in patient stories and their contribution to health professionals learning.

Pedagogical Exploration of Patient Stories

 Job, Claire, Wong, Ken Yan and Anstey, Sally 2017. Patients' stories in healthcare curricula: creating a reflective environment for the development of practice and professional knowledge. Journal of Further and Higher Education 43 (5) , pp. 722-728.

 Wong, Ken Yan, Job, Claire and Anstey, Sally 2019. Patients’ stories in healthcare curricula: Learning the art of healthcare practice with patients. Journal of Further and Higher Education 44 (6) , pp. 729-738

Anstey, Sally, Hale, Rachel, Ryan, Jane, Tyler, Helen, Girt, Eleri, Radley, Lesley, Nathan, Martina, Job, Claire, Chivers, Erica, Cleves, Anne, Tish, Sam and Gould, Dinah 2019. Giving primacy to the voices of people affected by cancer (PABC) in shaping educational innovations - An exploratory qualitative study. Cancer Reports 2 (5) e1189. 10.1002/cnr2.1189

Anstey, Sally , Job, Claire Girt, Eleri, Nathan, Martina, Tish, Sam Life After Cancer – eCancer (2018) a global resource for healthcare professionals and patients. Watch here: Life After Cancer: What is Cancer?. Video - ecancer Patient

Samuriwo, Raymond, Candida, Lovell-Smith, Anstey, Sally, Job, Claire and Hopkinson, Jane 2020. Nurses' decision-making about cancer patients end of life skin care in Wales: an exploratory mixed method vignette study protocolBMJ Open 10 (7). e034938. 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034938 

Job, Claire, Anstey, Sally and Hopkinson, Jane B. 2016a. Learning from the experiences of cancer patients and their carersCancer Nursing Practice 15 (4) , pp. 14-20. 10.7748/cnp.15.4.14.s18