Deputy Ward Sister Oncology - London

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Oncology Ward T14 NorthGrade
Band 6Contract
Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inclusiveClosing
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At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.
We believe that UCLH is a better place for patients and staff alike. 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.
UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service. Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.
NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

Oncology Inpatients – Deputy Ward Sister B6 This is a very exciting time for Cancer Services at UCLH. Situated in the West End of London, we are a large cancer centre providing many specialist treatments for most tumour types. The new Macmillan Cancer Centre opened in April 2012 providing ambulatory care and support to cancer patients in an environment which supports well-being and offers the highest standards of care. In 2019 are due to open our latest cancer build which incorporates the first UK Proton Beam Centre. The oncology inpatient unit has 42 beds split over 2 wards, which provide a variety of treatments including: • Cytotoxic chemotherapy • Trial treatments • Biological therapies • Radiotherapy • Brachytherapy • Radioisotope treatments • Palliative care including complex symptom management end of life care We are expanding our oncology senior inpatient nursing team to meet the increasing demands of the busy inpatient environment and we are therefore looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated Deputy Sister/CN wishing to develop management and leadership skills in a dynamic and genuinely supportive environment. You should have high nursing standards and be able act as a clinical role model to all staff. This is an ideal opportunity for anybody considering a Ward Sr/CN or CNS post in the future. We will offer you full induction and specialist training within your role to facilitate better patient outcomes. We have a reputation for running a dynamic nurse led, patient centred service, where research, ideas and individuals are valued. We actively encourage staff development through education programmes and in-house training. You will need to have significant clinical cancer experience at band 6 and hold a relevant cancer qualification. You should ideally possess a recognised teaching qualification and demonstrate the ability for and commitment to study, however there is an opportunity for this to be fulfilled once employed. We would love to speak to you and are very happy to arrange an informal visit.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.
We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.
We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
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Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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