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Staff Nurse - Oncology Outpatients

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Southend On Sea
£27,055 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

We are looking for a compassionate, motivated individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills who is dedicated to working as part of the team.

As a Registered Nurse you will be required to care for Cancer patients during their clinic appointments; undergoing a variety of treatments including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery.

A caring, compassionate nature is essential and the RN will be expected to liaise closely with Oncology Consultants, Registrars and Clinical Nurse Specialists, to help co-ordinate the smooth running of their specialist clinics.

Independent thinking also expected, to assist the Senior Sister's with their caseload of patients- requiring dressings, advice, phlebotomy, cannulation, triage phone calls, admissions directly from clinic, administering of PRN medications etc.

The Nursing team also support the Radiotherapy department and their patients during treatment.

Main duties of the job

We are currently recruiting a Registered Nurse to ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated for each patient within their own sphere of responsibility. They will work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of a high standard of care to the patients. and to act as a positive role model at all times

The ideal candidate will be a 1st or 2nd level registered nurse (RGN) with experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and knowledge of appropriate Oncological treatment options for patients.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Small, close- knit team of 7 nurses, with a diverse range of backgrounds and interests who enjoy working towards a successful outcome for our patients and going home each night with job satisfaction.

Monday to Friday working only, with bank holidays and weekends off.

Co-ordinating the smooth running of different Oncology clinics and ensuring a safe, appropriate appointment is had for each patient.

Liaising with the Clinicians and Nurses, to help them achieve a variety of different outcomes for their caseload- assisting with appointment booking, locating relevant literature, chaperoning. Ensuring other procedures are done- such as phlebotomy, dressings, enemas, chemo advice is given. Referrals to Palliative Care Team, Dieticians, District Nurses is done in a timely fashion.

Conducting a safe handover of care to the wards/ other areas if patients are to be admitted to hospital or transferred.

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience of working within hospital setting


  • Previous experience of working in Oncology



  • Registered Nurse


  • Cannulation and/or Phlebotomy trained

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