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Staff Nurse

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro Rata Per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Loxley ward is a 24 bedded Oncology/Haematology ward within the CAS division. We are looking to recruit nurses to be part of a supportive team We are looking for individuals, who are enthusiastic, confident; self-motivated and possess good communication skills, enjoy a challenge and can work as part of a team.

We have a team that is both innovative and proactive in ensuring that high quality care is delivered to our patients. We are keen to encourage developments in line with Trust policy and working in new ways.

We recognise responsibility to ensure that staff are developed and stimulated within their environment in order to achieve vision and deliver care that reflects the values and behaviours of the Trust. We offer excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

You should be educated to 1st level RGN, have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You should be able to prioritise workload and work well as a member of the team.

As a caring and positive person, you will be committed to delivering high quality care whilst adhering to trust values and behaviours.

About us

Loxley is a 24 bedded mixed sex Oncology and Haematology ward specialising in treating patients with the side effects of their cancer, side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy and palliative care.

Youwill be joininga diverse and motivated team that is dedicated to the development of specialist clinical skills and the delivery of high quality safepatient care.

Personal and professional development is actively supported. There are numerous opportunities for nurses with a keen interest in the development of link nurse roles and we offer opportunities for professional development.

This position is an internal rotation post and you will be expected to work nights, weekends, bank holidays etc.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care ensuring that these are evaluated and amended as appropriate.

Document the condition and progress of patients and report to medical staff and/or senior nursing staff any areas of concern.

Undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines.

Demonstrate clinical procedures to registered and unregistered staff as required.

Once competent in team management skills, take charge of the clinical area on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/her deputy.

Be aware of your role with regard to the Medicines Code of Practice.

Comply with all Trust policies with particular regard to the policies and procedures carried out in the event of maintaining staff and patient safety.

Liaise with other clinical areas providing appropriate policies, education and clinical expertise in order to facilitate the management of patients with special requirements.

Maintain an awareness of the developments in the care and treatment of patients in order to be able to carry out duties competently and efficiently

Communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team in order to promote efficient patient care and maintain effective channels of communication.

Maintain accurate patient records

Communicate with and provide support for patients relatives, carers and visitors.

Person Specification

NMC Registered


  • Current Level 1 NMC Reg


  • Nursing Degree



  • Supervision of non-registered staff and students


  • Oncology and Radiotherapy experience
  • Chemotherapy trained
  • Working within acute hospital



  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Physically able to perform the full range of nursing duties
  • Demonstrate basic IT skills
  • Recognition of own level of competence and limitations and able to communicate these to appropriate staff


  • Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills - e.g. e-mail, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Demonstrate evidence of providing formal teaching sessions
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team



  • Able to plan and manage own workload

Physical skills


  • Dexterity and accuracy in undertaking clinical skills, use of equipment and documentation. Competent and capable of using medical equipment. Able to undertake patient manual handling manoeuvres and non-patient manual handling manoeuvres.

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