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Senior Staff Nurse - Daycare

Band 6

Main area
Cancer Day Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT5SCB288-RA-Y
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive
Closing
Today at 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.

Haematology/Oncology Daycare

These are exciting times for the progressive, rapidly expanding Haematology/Oncology Daycare at UCH. We provide highly specialised care for a wide variety of patient groups within haematology and oncology, between 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. Staff in this friendly and supportive team develop a range of advanced skills and knowledge by rotating between the 4 main areas of Daycare. Our Supportive care provides holistic care for haemoglobinopathy patients as well as follow-up and treatments for patients who have undergone high dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant. We have a busy and varied chemotherapy suite; and a highly respected Apheresis service which includes the peripheral blood stem cell harvest programme, and therapeutic plasma exchange. We have received a great deal of positive publicity for our Ambulatory Care project, where patients undergo high dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants as a day-case while staying in a nearby hotel. The Haematology/Oncology Unit as a whole is a sociable, fast moving and progressive area which actively supports nurse led activities and research and offers excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.

Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6:

The candidate is required to have existing specialist haemato-oncology experience to meet the requirements of the position at entry (foundation) level with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 or equivalent (30 of which must be haematology / cancer nursing education). Who is competent in chemotherapy administration and patient education.  They must possess knowledge and skills in all areas of IV administration (including blood products) and be competent in Cannulation and Venepuncture.  The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to further develop their competencies within Haemato-Oncology by working in the 4 main areas of our large cancer daycare unit 

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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

 For further information, please contact:

Helen Keane, Haematology Senior Sister

Tom Marler-Hausen, Chemotherapy Senior Charge Nurse

0845 1555 000, ext. 71869 or 73896

email: helen.keane@nhs.net or tom.marler-hausen@nhs.net.