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Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Oncology/Haematology Outpatients and Day Unit
Band 6
Part time 24 hrs per week
Job ref
Castle Hill Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 PA PR **
24/06/2019 23:59

Working within the Cancer field you will see patients from diagnosis. Treatment pathways include chemotherapy and radiotherapy through to specialist palliative care.

This requires the successful applicant to have specialist skills and knowledge to ensure correct assessment of individual patient needs, appropriate advice and to provide clinical nursing leadership to the multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will work closely with all facets, to provide a comprehensive care package to ensure that the patient experience is of the highest possible standard.

The post holders will be first level registered nurses with post basic nursing experience for at least two years and previous experience with cancer and palliative care. Post-basic education in cancer or palliative care is desirable or the willingness to work towards within twelve months. As a senior member of the team, the post holder will plan and organise a nurse led service in collaboration with medical colleagues requiring excellent communications skills. An interest in teaching would also be advantageous.

As a senior nurse in the department you will develop and implement policies in accordance with the NMC code of conduct alongside the Trust values. You will be expected to show leadership to your team and manage junior staff and their area of work, on a daily basis.

** Salary relates to year 2 of 3 year NHS pay deal

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details and informal visits please contact Charge Nurse Deborah Simpson 01482 461113