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Chemotherapy Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
27 Apr 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Oncology and Palliative Directorate for a band 6 Charge Nurse (Oncology Day Unit) based in 6 West here at Charing Cross Hospital. Do you fancy a change and an excellent leadership opportunity ?

You will need to be an experienced oncology nurse, energetic and flexible in your approach to work. This is a great opportunity for a confident committed clinical leader who is driven by challenges and demonstrates personal resilience working in a fast moving and changing care environment.

If you think you have what it takes to join a forward thinking, innovative team committed to the delivery of high quality care then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual with excellent communication & leadership skills and evidence of continuing professional development. You will be an experienced and driven registered nurse with previous management experience to develop high quality services to our patients. The successful applicant will require a proven track record of change management, a passion for developing a culture of continuous improvement with particular emphasis on patient experience, CQC compliance and key clinical outcomes. In return you will receive a comprehensive induction, be supported through supervision and will be encouraged to seek and maintain your professional development.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse (level 1)
  • Relevant specialist course or equivalent experience in oncology nursing
  • Recognised chemotherapy course or equivalent
  • Mentorship course


  • Has attained or is willing to work towards Degree/ BSC in nursing



  • Organisation and management skills.
  • IT skills including use of email and Microsoft Office packages.
  • Teaching.


  • Ability to appraise staff and willingness to learn new skills



  • Minimum of 2 years post registration experience and a minimum of 1 years within speciality (e.g. oncology nursing) as Staff Nurse/Senior Staff Nurse.


  • Experience in people management and improving the patient experience

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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