Band 5 Oncology Staff Nurse
Main area OncologyGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours Full time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-NAT5SCB106-RA-AH Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusiveClosing 14/11/2018 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.
We are seeking highly motivated band 5 nurses with experience to join our Oncology inpatient ward team at UCLH.
At UCLH we provide highly specialised cancer care for oncology patients with a wide range of solid tumours, we are one of two cancer centres in London offering specialised care to sarcoma patients.
What we do:
Our inpatient unit includes 2 oncology wards with a total of 42 beds, which provide a variety of treatments including:
• Cytotoxic chemotherapy
• Trial treatments
• Biological therapies
• Radioisotope treatments
• Palliative care including complex symptom management end of life care
What we look for in our nurses:
You will need to have a minimum of 6 months post registration experience within an acute healthcare setting. Oncology or Haematology experience is desirable, but not essential as successful candidates will receive local orientation and ongoing speciality training and support.
What we can offer you:
We aim to provide a service which is tailored to the individuals needs’ as well as ensuring our staff are supported through regular clinical supervision time, educational programmes and on-going professional development.
The area actively supports nurse led activities and research and offers genuine opportunities for professional and personal development. Funding is available for diploma and degree pathways within the speciality alongside in house ward based teaching sessions and an internal rotational programme is offered.
Our focus is always to provide the best possible patient care and our team values reflect those of the Trust: Safety, Kindness, Teamwork and Improving.
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 www.mytrustbenefits.co.uk/ 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 TRAC.jobs 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.