Ward Sister

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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We are looking for a highly motivated nurse to take on this band 7 role within Cancer services. The successful candidate must demonstrate previous managerial skills and be willing to promote a safe working environment for both patients and staff. The success candidate will be leading the SACT outpatients unit, which is split site, based at both Royal Hampshire County Hospital and Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital.

Main duties of the job

What we look for:
  • Leadership - the successful candidate must be a leader who will promote excellence within the ward and who is willing to go the extra mile to achieve this. We are looking for someone with previous experience who can bring new innovative ideas to the ward.
  • Dedication - we want someone who is dedicated to the role and who is willing to promote evidence based care.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure and to go an extra mile when required.
  • Aspiration - the successful candidate must be willing to improve their own clinical practice, knowledge, and skills.

What we Offer:
  • Oncology/Haematology experience - whilst this is a desirable attribute for this role it is not essential, you will gain a world of knowledge on this ward.
  • Chemotherapy course - if required the successful candidate will be given the unique opportunity to attend the Oxford Brookes University accredited course in the administration of chemotherapy. You will receive support and guidance throughout your course from the ward staff.
  • As a ward we ensure that staff are given the opportunity to attend not only their mandatory training but also extra training that will help boost their knowledge and skills.

Who we are:

We are a two specialised systemic anti cancer treatment outpatient units focusing on the treatment of haematology and oncology patients.

We are offering the opportunity to develop both your knowledge and clinical skills whilst providing high quality care to our patients.

About us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country. We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Able to demonstrate a good command of the English Language both written and verbal


  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HCPC

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile


  • Evidence of significant post registration clinical work experience

Skills & Ability


  • Clinical Skills appropriate to the relevant speciality


  • Organisational and ongoing planning skills including own workload and of others in an unpredictable environment

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey Road


SO22 5DG

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