Staff Nurse - Cancer Day Care

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Cancer Day CareGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours Full time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-NAT5SCB173-RA-N Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusiveClosing 15/11/2018 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.

These are exciting times for nursing in a progressive and rapidly expanding cancer centre. Adult cancer nursing in the Macmillan Cancer Centre comprises of 5 departments; Ambulatory Care, Chemotherapy Daycare, Supportive Daycare, Apheresis and the Clinics.

We provide highly specialised care for adults who have both a cancer and non-cancer diagnoses and cover a wide range of both haematological and oncology diseases. We are open between 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. With Ambulatory Care open every day of the week. Staff in this friendly and supportive team develop a range of advanced skills and knowledge by rotating between the 5 main adult nursing treatment areas within the Centre.

This is a fast track development role for the unit. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop as a qualified haemato-oncology nurse by working in the 5 main areas (about the largest in the UK). He/She will be supported in their fast development by the nursing team and clinical practice facilitators to become competent in care of the cancer patient, including blood and IV administration and the safe administration of chemotherapy.

The successful applicant will need to have a minimum of 12 months post registration experience within an acute healthcare setting. Oncology or haematology experience is desirable, but not essential, as we are looking for high calibre nurses with potential. Successful candidates will receive local orientation and ongoing specialty training and support.

Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;

  • 9th November 2018

Please ensure you are available all day.

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.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

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.

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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