Practice Development Lead Oncology Nurse

Drs Direct Ltd
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an oncology specialist with a passion about developing nursing practice?

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Practice Development Lead Oncology Nurse to be based in their Learning and Development Team. This is an exciting opportunity for an oncology specialist who is committed to providing safe, efficient care centred around patients, meeting the highest and most advanced standards of cancer care anywhere in the world.

The successful candidate will be passionate about developing nursing practice and share values of employee development. As an expert nurse lead you will be promoting career development through a range of in-house specialist training and learning programmes ensuring employees have a full range of up-to-date skills, knowledge and experience in their specialist areas. This may include oncology competences from initial induction, mandatory training to advanced nursing.

In return the successful candidate can expect a competitive salary and a vast range of benefits.

• Paid study leave, funding for master’s degrees and training for new treatments
• Private medical cover
• Private pension
• 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy or sell up to five days annual leave)
• Regular job review, appraisals and annual salary increase.
• Life assurance, critical illness cover, childcare vouchers, dental insurance, travel insurance
• commuting season ticket loan (of up to the value of £10,000)
• gym membership

Our client recognises that working in the cancer field can present challenges, all staff are offered well-being support through 'Employee Assistance Programme’, a confidential advice line to cope with managing work and personal life related pressures.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Oncology specialist nurse with passion for education, up to date knowledge of clinical cancer care pathways, oncology courses from preceptorship, mandatory training to advanced nursing.
NMC Registered Nurse, Qualified educator (ENB 998 or equivalent)
Classroom and bedside oncology nurse training experience.