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Chemotherapy Trained Staff Nurse

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
13 Dec 2023
We have an exciting opportunity to join our amazing chemotherapy day unit team and looking to recruit a chemotherapy trained staff nurse who has experience within oncology/haematology nursing and has a recognized qualification/experience in the administration of systemic anti-cancer treatments including chemotherapy.

We pride ourselves in supporting and giving hope to patients and their families by providing a relaxed, friendly environment in which they can receive their treatment. We often build up special relationships with our patients and their families in this day case specialty

Nurses within our team gain experience in all aspects of giving anti-cancer therapies as well as assessment skills in identifying and treating side effects, working closely with the wider oncology and hematology teams.

We are looking for a nurse who is passionate about giving excellent care to patients in a busy environment and want to join our small but dedicated nursing team in delivering that care to people whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Full support and career development opportunities will be provided for all successful candidates.

You will acquire a broad range of extended skills to complement your passion for nursing and have access to a wealth of knowledge from consultant teams, specialist nurses and members of the wider multidisciplinary teams.

Main duties of the job

  • Supporting patients and families whose lives have been touched by cancer.
  • The administration of systemic anti-cancer treatments including chemotherapy
  • Gaining assessment skills in identifying and treating side effects.
  • Working closely with the wider oncology and hematology teams.


About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Supporting patients and families whose lives have been touched by cancer.
  • The administration of systemic anti-cancer treatments including chemotherpy
  • Gaining assessment skills in identifying and treating side effects.
  • Working closely with the wider oncology and hematology teams.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • oRegistered Nurse
  • oLevel 6 Chemotherapy Administration qualification or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • oNursing degree
  • oQualified mentor (ENB 998, mentorship award or equivalent) or working towards
  • oEvidence of Post Registration development in Oncology/Haematology


Occupational Experience

Desirable

  • oExperience of being 'in charge' of a shift


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

DPOW

Grimsby

DN33 2BA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

208-38FEB7-23-2

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