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Senior staff nurse - Haematology

Band 6

Main area
Haematology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT6SCB209-YV-RA
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive
Closing
24/06/2019 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.

Clinical Haematology / Bone Marrow Transplantation - Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse

Haematology Wards

Haematology is a great specialty to nurse in, providing everything from acute care, chronic care, palliative care and nurse-care! We really understand that to retain our excellent staff we must provide a positive working culture, safe staffing levels that enable you to do your job well, supported ongoing professional & academic development and supported social events! These aren’t empty words. This is our unit for real, our team and we are proud of it.

Our haematology unit also happens to be the largest most progressive service in the country with 100 dedicated haematology inpatient beds. A dedicated Cancer Centre for daycare and ambulatory care patients and a haematology clinical trials team, so lots of future directions in which your career can build from the ward speciality. Next year, our bed base expands to 130 when we move the service into its own state of the art dedicated Haematology Hospital Building.

Our wards are nurse led and are supported by a nursing infrastructure including dedicated ward based education, central venous access and chemotherapy teams. Not only does this provide our ward nurses with more opportunities to develop their skills and qualifications, it gives them the time to care properly for patients and feel job satisfaction. Our nursing ward ratios are on average 1 nurse to 3 or 4 patients.

Our Band 6 are especially precious to us as they are super knowledgeable, great ward leaders and make such a difference to our patients. But don’t be put off if you aren’t feeling super knowledgeable in haematology quite yet! We will support such development, so whether you are an experienced Band 5 haematology or cancer nurse, an experienced nurse from a different speciality we would love to meet you. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or would like an informal tour of the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information contact Sister Sonia Thomas on sonia.thomas3@nhs.net Informal visits/tours are welcomed.

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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

Kerry White, (Sister, T13N)

0845 155 5000 ext. 71385 or e-mail Kerry White - kerry.white6@nhs.net