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Teenage and Young Adult Bone Marrow Transplant CNS

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamicand self-motivated nurse with strong clinical,leadership skills and expertiseto jointhe Bone Marrow Transplant nursing team as aClinical Nurse Specialist. Thiswill provide an excellent opportunity to focus your advanced nursing skills on direct patient care and service development.

The general BMT/Haematology CNS team is part of the renowned cancer nursing service at UCLH and we provide professional development, both in-job and through post graduatepathways. You have the opportunity to attend national and international conferences. In return, we are seeking highly motivatedgraduatecandidates with a strong nursing background, includingsubstantialBMT/Haematologyexperienceandhaving completed orworking towards apostgraduatequalification.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the coordination of patients' pre and post care who are undergoing allogeneic and autologous bone marrow and stem cell transplants. Within the team, there is a wide breadth of experience and there will be a need to cross-cover within the team to ensure a safe service.

Therole isa specialist educational resource, and the post holder will be expected to facilitate the professional development ofjuniornursesin the department.The post has full administrative and data management support.

All thespecialist nurses in BMT/Haematologyareactively involved in theMacmillan CancerCentre (MCC),which houses clinic,daycare, ambulatory care and diagnostic cancerservices.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register
  • Relevant post-registration programme
  • Teaching/Assessment programme


  • Leadership development programme (HLP2)
  • Management development programme (HLP2)



  • Significant post registration experience
  • Prior relevant post registration experience in same specialty


  • Completed/completing Masters Degree OR Honours Degree in Nursing, midwifery, research or ethics



  • Communicates effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats

Personal And People Development


  • Demonstrates evidence of professional evelopment in line with KSF, maintains updated Portfolio
  • Experience as a preceptor/facilitator/mentor
  • Reflective in Practice
  • Demonstrates evidence of ability to educate others
  • Demonstrates up to date knowledge and expertise in the specialty
  • Evidence of developing & leading nurse led clinics / services (HLP2)
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively (HLP1) / autonomously (HLP2)


  • Published articles / poster presentations



  • Demonstrates understanding of principles of Clinical Governance, e.g. risk management, audit
  • Commitment to quality initiatives, e.g. Nursing & Midwifery strategy, Trust top 10 objectives, CNO 10 key roles and relevant NSFs
  • Experience of developing standards, guidelines and policies
  • Experience in audit and evaluation of practice / services

Provision of care to meet health and wellbeing needs


  • Articulates reasons for desire to work in this clinical area has clear vision of the role

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



235 Euston Road



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