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Staff Nurse - Judy Beard Day Unit

Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Hastings
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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JUDY BEARD DAY UNIT

Band 5 Staff Nurse

We are looking for a dynamic full-time band 5 staff nurses with an interest in Haematology/Oncology nursing.

We are a busy but friendly team delivering a variety of intravenous treatments including chemotherapy, immunotherapy and supportive treatments.Specialist training being given to the sucessful candidates.

You will, after training need to be able to prioritise care, deliver treatments and maintain high standards of nursing care whilst responding sensitively to the needs of this client group.

Good communication skills and the ability to work with the wider MDT are essential. Ideally you will have some experience in venepuncture, cannulation, central lines and IV therapy.

Main duties of the job

At least 2 years post registration experience would be desirable and experience in administration of Chemotherapy is desirable but not essential.

You will be required to safely handle and administer Systemic Anti-Cancer therapy after completing relevant training where needed.

Whilst on the unit you will have the opportunity to assist with supplementary medical infusions and monoclonal antibody therapy.

This will be a great opportunity for an experienced staff nurse to gain valuable experience in this chosen speciality.

Main duties of the job

At least 2 years post registration experience would be desirable and experience in administration of Chemotherapy is desirable but not essential. You will be required to safely handle and administer Systemic Anti-Cancer therapy after completing relevant training where needed.

Whilst on the unit you will have the opportunity to assist the staff with supplementary medical infusions and monoclonal antibody therapy.

This will be a great opportunity for an experienced staff nurse to gain valuable experience in this chosen speciality.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN (Level 1 NMC)
  • Evidence of diploma level / degree level study
  • Evidence of continued professional development in relevant subject


Desirable

  • ENB 998 or Level 3 Mentorship
  • Safe administration of Systemic Anti Cancer treatment


Experience

Essential

  • 1 year to 18 months post-registration experience in a care environment
  • Knowledge of quality, audit and research
  • Ability to manage a clinical case load


Desirable

  • Experience of working within a Haematology and oncology environment
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting


Skills

Essential

  • Venepuncture and cannulation skills or working towards
  • Ability to carry out a full range of nursing practice
  • Knowledge of disease process
  • Ability to communicate patient information and education
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment


Desirable

  • Experience with PICC/ Hickman lines and Portacaths
  • Additional skills and knowledge appropriate to speciality


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

Hastings

TN37 7RD

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