Chemotherapy (SACT) Nurse

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Full Time
We are looking for registered nurses who are keen to learn new skills and have a passion to work within cancer services in a SACT unit delivering treatments. You will be responsible for assessing patients prior to commencement of therapy, identification of care plans, administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other cancer / haematological treatments including supportive therapy with subsequent support for advice regarding any complications.

This 12 month fixed term position is available as a secondment for staff working with Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.

This position is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and skills in SACT delivery and cancer services.

At the SROMC we pride ourselves on prioritising staff health and well-being. We currently offer:
  • Supernumerary preceptorship
  • Clinical supervision
  • Mindfulness sessions
  • Individualised personal development programme
  • Personal development reviews
  • Staff engagement board
  • Education programme
  • Staff counselling
  • In house competitions
  • Annualised social events
  • Daily shift debrief

Main duties of the job

Have you got a passion for working within a forward thinking, award winning team? Are you motivated to provide a high quality service? This could be YOUR opportunity to join our supportive, friendly and patient focused team at the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.

We are committed to delivering excellence in our cancer services, which is achieved through continually listening to our patients and our staff. Professional development is integral to this and we encourage involvement and engagement in the continual development, expansion and improvement of our services and practice. Informal visits are strongly advised.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is expected to adhere to Trust policies and procedures and relevant legislation including the requirements of any professional bodies and to attend mandatory training as identified by the Trust.

The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care.

Please see the job description attached for more duties. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Kathryn Fowler on or 01423 557324

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered


  • Mentorship Qualification.



  • Current approaches to management of care delivery. NHS Cancer Plan and targets.
  • IV skills competent


  • Involvement in research / audit work.
  • Experience in administration of Chemotherapy and immunotherapy via all routes.
  • Cannulation and Phlebotomy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Sir Robert Ogden Centre

Lancaster Park Road



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