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Senior Staff Nurse, TYA Cancer and Chemotherapy

Band 6

Main area
Cancer Centre (Paediatrics Division)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SHB1283-TB
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£33,660 - £43,307 per annum inclusive
Closing
22/10/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Day Care and Ambulatory Care Unit

Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse

The Teenage and Young Adult Service is based in a specialist unit on the 3rd floor of the state of the art UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre and provides chemotherapy & supportive care Day Care, Ambulatory Care and Outpatients services for patients aged 13 to 24 years old. The unit consists of consulting rooms, treatment areas, and a recreation area known as the Teenage Cancer Trust Hub.

UCLH is committed to providing excellent care to children and young people aged 0-24. We have a dedicated multidisciplinary team providing care for young people and operate the largest clinical service for teenagers in Europe. Our Children and Young People’s Cancer service is at the forefront of specialist clinical practice and offers a unique opportunity to develop nursing skills and knowledge in this field

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our team in the Teenage and Young Adult Daycare and Ambulatory Care Unit.

You must be a band 5 or band 6 nurse (paediatric or adult) with at least 2 years of oncology experience. You must also be proficient in chemotherapy administration. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in caring for teenagers and young adults with a wide range of oncology and haematology conditions in a day care and ambulatory care setting.

You will be required to demonstrate experience and skills in this area and have leadership, development and organisation skills in order to co-ordinate safe efficient delivery of care to this patient group. You will also be required to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of delivering care to this patient group in an age appropriate setting and a desire to work with teenagers and young adults.

Working within this very rewarding environment will enhance your own professional development and at UCLH we are committed to providing education opportunities for nurses at every level. As well as first-class facilities, you’ll benefit from the support of a visible management team and a dedicated team of Clinical Practice Facilitators, excellent career and educational development opportunities and study leave.


If you would like to find out more we would encourage you to call or arrange an informal visit to our service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Christine Headley

Ward Sister, Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Day-Care and Ambulatory Care, UCLH

Direct line 0203 447 1854 | Mobile 07535107447

Christine.headley2@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0203 44 79170