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Registered Nurse

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is permanent position located on Fortuneswell Ward which is a 17 bed ward caring for acute oncology and haematology patients at Dorset County Hospital.

We would like to invite Registered Nurses/Paramedics who are keen to support the care of our patients.

**Previous Applicants Need Not Apply**

Main duties of the job

The post requires excellent communication skills, with a range of health professionals in relation to patient admission and discharge, to support the working of the team with internal and external agencies and fellow professionals and to support safe and effective patient discharges from hospital and assist with patient flow.

Staff will be supported to deliver chemotherapy to patients in a safe working environment to our oncology and haematology patients.

About us

You will have:

Excellent caring, empathetic nursing skills to look after the acutely unwell oncology and haematology unwell patients

Proactively advocate for your patients

Good communication skills and can engage with the multidisciplinary team effectively

The ability to use your own initiative and make informed professional decisions

We will:

Support, to develop you professionally with the Ward Sister

Provide further education and training relevant to the role

Ensure all staff have a successful work/life balance dependant on the requirements of the service across a full 24/7 shift pattern

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for enthusiastic Registered Nurses/Paramedics who are organised and can use their own initiative whilst being flexible to frequently changing situations, to work alongside the senior nursing team, allied health professionals and our MacMillan partners.

Person Specification

Education Qualifications & Training


  • UK NMC Registered Nurse Band 5


  • Evidence of recent CPD
  • Recognised cytotoxic chemotherapy course and/or recognised haematology course or willing to attend

Knowledge & Experience


  • Evidence of ability to work as a competent practitioner
  • Significant and recent post registration experience in medicine/surgery or ED
  • Experience of care of the immuno-compromised patient

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues patients and visitors
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues, confidentiality and risk management

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