Chemotherapy Nurse

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum inclusive of high cost area supplement
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our cancer team at The Princess Alexandra Hospital. We are looking for a motivated and dynamic chemotherapy nurse to join the team on the Williams Day Unit.

As a pivotal member of the team you will assist the Clinical Nurse Manager in the delivery of a high quality chemotherapy service across the Trust. The Chemotherapy Nurse will be a highly visible presence across the speciality, working to ensure the highest standards of care, setting and maintaining standards of clinical excellence and continuously improving experiences for patients, families and carers.

You should have excellent communication skills, leadership, management and interpersonal skills to ensure that the chemotherapy service in the Trust is both safe and effective.

The patient experience will be a priority for you with a strong emphasis on compassion and dignity. You will be supported by an experienced and committed management team.

Main duties of the job

You will work closely with the Clinical Nurse Manager for Chemotherapy, Macmillan Head of Nursing for Cancer Services, Consultant Lead for Chemotherapy, Acute Oncology Service and the PS&Q Matron for Cancer Services to ensure optimum care is delivered to our patients.

We are innovative and forward thinking; we can offer support and development, a committed pro-active nursing management team and opportunities to specialise.

For this role you will need to have current NMC Nursing registration with post qualification experience, recent experience in administration of chemotherapy.

Possession of excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills coupled with evidence of continuing professional development is essential.

In addition you will be required to demonstrate a flexible approach to work.

About us

This is an exciting time for PAHT. Over the next five years we are on a digital transformation journey, leading us to ourbrand new hospital. You'll be part of the team leading and supporting our organisation in a diverse and challenging role; a role which can make a significant difference to our patients, staff and the future direction of our services.

Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an 'outstanding' organisation.

It's never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, please refer to the attached job description, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

Person Spec


  • On SACT register or working towards SACT competency


  • Interest in Onco / Haem

Person Spec


  • Post-qualification nursing experience


  • Oncology/ Haematology experience

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