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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse (Trevor Howell Day Unit)

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Due to promotions within the team an exciting opportunity is open to join the Trevor Howell Day Unit team, to provide leadership to a team administering Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapies & supportive treatments to day case oncology patients.

In this role you will be a professional role model, leading and co-ordinating the nursing team. To have responsibility for the management and organisation of the day unit within the available resources in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse. To be able to safely coordinate the unit and ensure that there are education and training opportunities for all staff.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual looking to develop managerial skills within the Trevor Howell Day Unit.

The successful applicants will join a highly skilled specialist team that offer treatments including SACT and supportive therapies to patients with solid tumours as well as malignant haematological conditions.

The candidate will have ideally completed a recognised SACT course, have experience in administering SACT and have venepuncture/cannulation skills. Management experience is desirable but not necessary as training and support will be provided.The post holder will be expected to provide and maintain high standards of care to our patients, meeting trust values, be able to work autonomously as well as part of a cohesive team and demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to this group of patients. You will need to be able to work well under pressure and cope with conflicting demands.

If you are looking to develop your managerial and leadership skills, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information and also the person specification for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy qualification


Desirable

  • Proof of study at level 6/7 or prepared to undertake level 6/7 study


Skills

Essential

  • Cannulation and venepuncture
  • Management of central venous access devices
  • Evidence of leadership roles and skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of other staff
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills


Desirable

  • Attended a clinical leadership programme


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years post registration experience, of which at least 1 year should be within the speciality
  • Ability to identify stress in self and others and to take effective action to manage the situation
  • Understanding of clinical governance and risk assessment


Desirable

  • Teaching and mentoring


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St George's University Hospital

Blackshaw Road

London

SW17 0QT

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