Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Lawrence Ward

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Job summary

Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Lawrence Ward

Division: Planned Care

Care Group: Cancer Services

Band: 6

Salary: �33,706 - �40,588 per annum/pro rata

Interview date: Monday 5th June 2023 & Thursday 8th June 2023

We are recruiting for a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant must hold an accredited Chemo Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy (SACT) qualification.

The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership of patients and support the junior members of the team

To provide a person centred approach to care of oncology patients and to deliver SACT in a safe and effective manner

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

The NHS are striving towards \we work flexibly as a workforce, we want to ensure that you can work in a way that is best for us, our patients, and importantly for you. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be a deputy to the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a high standard of nursing care.

The role will encompass specific responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care and expertise within the clinical area.

To help lead and coordinate the clinical, managerial and educational requirements of the of the clinical area ensuring the highest standards of nursing practice and care are delivered as reflected by the unit philosophy.

Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of services users and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles

Person Specification



  • RN1/RN2/RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality
  • BSc / 1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification / training / experience
  • Recognised SACT qualification
  • Mentorship / teaching qualification



  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Awareness of clinical governance and risk management issues



  • To include dealing with distressed relatives, care of terminally ill and other challenging situations
  • Experience of teaching / assessing / supervising others in a clinical setting
  • Proven experience on managing a ward; including management of rotas, managing competencies, resources and staff



  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with sensitive information
  • Able to safely administer SACT
  • Able to complete Pre-chemotherapy assessments
  • Able to hold the emergency chemotherapy phone and give safe and effective advice
  • Ability to administer prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products

Values Based Question


  • How do you demonstrate respect and dignity?

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