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Staff Nurse, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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We are looking for enthusiastic motivated Registered Nurse to work in our Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

You must be able to work on your own initiative and be forward thinking with good prioritisation and organisational skills. The unit consists of 5 beds which feature positive pressure ventilation and HEPA filtration and allows you to treat and care for patients with haematological malignancies with SACT and stem cell transplant: Allogeneic, Autologous, Cord, Haplo.

You will need to be flexible to work shifts over the course of Monday - Sunday, on a rotation of covering long days, nights and weekends and the outpatient unit. Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that a staff culture of inclusion, recognition and support means that staff are able to provide the best care for patients.

Our staff have access to an extensive range of benefits supporting health and wellbeing, with policies supporting flexible working practices and recognition of all the amazing things our teams do. We know that out staff work incredibly hard caring for or patients so we re always working innovatively to ensure our staff are valued and looked after.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based nursing care.
  • Actively promote and contribute to setting and maintaining high standards of quality nursing care.
  • Actively participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.
  • Mentor, teach, assess, and support students and learners on

    placements in the clinical area and participate in the education, development and mentorship of other staff members.
  • Act as a clinical and professional role model.
  • Work collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Perform comprehensive assessments of patient nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate care delivery according to changing health care needs.
  • Take responsibility for the care needs of individual allocated patients. Co-ordinate, organise and prioritise the allocated workload.
  • Recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations. Provide advice, education, support and information to family members / carers as required and involve them in the planning and delivery of care.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with patients and other family members / carers.
  • Facilitate effective communication and liaison with other disciplines as necessary to meet the needs of patients, especially relating to ongoing care needs and discharge arrangements.
  • Ensure that fully accurate, complete and contemporaneous nursing records are written and maintained for each patient in accordance with agreed policy.
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times and information relating to

    patient / users and personnel is used only in connection with authorised duties.
  • Use health related information only for the purposes of what it is intended for and in accordance with the Data Protection act.
  • Continually monitor standards of nursing care and contribute to improvement of care, through benchmarking, audit and research.

    Demonstrate competency in the safe use of transport equipment.

please see job description/person specification for full details on the role.

Person Specification



  • Has BSc Nursing Degree


  • Years of experience



  • Has NMC registration


  • UKONS SACT trained



  • Has BSc Nursing Degree


  • Experience in Haemato-oncology



  • Good written and verbal communication


  • Cellular therapy trained

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Bone Marrow Transplant Unit



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