Staff Nurse - Cancer Care
- Band 5
- Full time
- Part time
- Southampton General Hospital
- £27,055 - £32,934 pa
- 26/04/2023 23:59
University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) are looking for experienced nurses to join our teams across Cancer Care in Haematology, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit . This is an exciting time to join Cancer Care to
We’re looking for highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic nurses with an interest in building their skills in the field of Cancer Care. No previous Cancer Care experience is necessary as full training is provided along with a commitment to continuous learning, team work and mutual support.
Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
Working for our organisation
What we can offer you
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
What you’ll do
In this role you will:
Ensure a high standard of care for patients undergoing procedures
Work with medical staff and other members of the health care team to ensure that treatments are carried out within agreed policies.
Maintain accurate records of observation, treatment and patient care.
To provide supervision to members of the team
What we’re looking for
We offer opportunities to enhance your skills and be part of a forward thinking and supportive multi professional team.. If you do not have these skills you will be offered training to support you to develop these skills.
Working within cancer care will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills whilst enhancing your knowledge of oncology and haematology. You’ll be supported and encouraged to further develop your nursing career.
Cancer care has a highly motivated and supportive education team who drive staff development forward. There are opportunities to develop your knowledge in cancer care nursing by attending the Wessex Cancer Alliance chemotherapy course and the ‘Fundamentals of Cancer Care’ course, developed by our own education team.
Qualifications / training required
- Registered Nurse on relevant part of the register
- Evidence of on-going personal development
- Specialist qualification.
Previous or relevant experience necessary
- Considerable post registration experience in relevant speciality
- Ward/department management experience
- Knowledge of current issues within acute Health Service
- Understanding of personal accountability.
- Mentorship experience
- Teaching experience
Aptitudes and skills required
- Good communication skills
- Clear written communication
- Able to use initiative.
Special requirements of the post
Values and behaviours
- Patients First
- Always Improving
- Working Together
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Julia Tonks
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