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SACT Nurse

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a really exciting time to join us in Cancer Services at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Based on feedback from the people who work with us and the people we care for, in 2023 we will be launching our new Cancer Strategy. A supported, diverse and clinically enabled workforce will be central to our main objectives. We have therefore created several new roles and are remodelling how we provide nursing support to the delivery of high quality, person-centred care. We are investing in our people and we value strong front-line clinical leadership. As an organisation our CARE values are at the heart of everything we do, and in cancer services it is vital you are compassionate, committed to high quality care and have the skills and abilities to contribute to generating and delivering the latest in evidence based practice.

This particular role provides an opportunity to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment for patients with an oncological or haematological diagnosis.

The SACT Nurse will assess patients' health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload of cancer patients. The post holder will assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals' health and wellbeing needs throughout the cancer treatment pathway, including administration of SACT. The post holder will assist in maintaining and developing cancer services and contribute to quality improvement within cancer services.

Main duties of the job

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment for patients with a cancer or haematology diagnosis.

We are seeking an experienced nurse with leadership and managerial skills with a passion to specialise in cancer and haematology nursing.

Previous experience in the administration chemotherapy is not essential as training will be given, however experience in the administration of IV therapies, cannulation and venepuncture is essential.

If you are a person with leadership skills, working in acute setting and are keen to specialise in cancer this could be your opportunity to progress.

The successful candidate will be supported with career development in areas of their interest and will be given the opportunity to enhance their learning and knowledge through attending relevant courses.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Post reg specialist qualification
  • Degree (working towards)
  • Care of Patient receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy or willingness to undertake
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy checking training


  • ENB N59 or equivalent



  • RGN with relevant experience
  • Chemotherapy experience at Band 5 or above


  • Oncology/Haematology experience



  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy skills
  • IV administration
  • Management of central lines cannulation & venepuncture
  • Administration of blood products
  • Venesection
  • Cytotoxic Policy
  • Cancer standards related to Chemotherapy administration
  • Haematology protocols
  • Good numerical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills



  • Cross site working

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital

Queen Alexandra Road

High Wycombe


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