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Haematology Transplant/ Apheresis CNS

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience rising to Band 7 if developmental role required
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to offer the post of Band 7 ( Band 6 developmental)Haematology Transplant/Apheresis CNS who will lead and manage the service at RCHT.

The service is part of the wider Peninsula Transplant team working closely with University Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust.

This is a full time post and would be suitable for a nurse with a minimum of 3 years of haematology experience and preferably experience in apheresis.

Although this is a Band 7 post, for the most suitable candidate who is not trained in apheresis, we are able to offer this as a Band 6 to Band 7 developmental post.

Main duties of the job

To lead, co-ordinate and facilitate the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Haematology Transplant and Apheresis Service in collaboration with the Transplant Clinical Lead.

Work closely with the Transplant Team and Multidisciplinary Team at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) NHS Trust and the wider Peninsula Transplant team

Acting as a source of advice the post holder will provide a clinical role for Haematology Transplant patients within Cornwall under the guidance of the Clinical Matron for Cancer Services and in partnership with the Clinical Transplant lead.

About us

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main provider of acute and specialist care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We serve a population of around 500,000 people - a figure that can increase significantly with

visitors during the busiest times of the year. We employ approximately 6,700 staff and have a budget of approximately �580 million.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School, University of Plymouth School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Peninsula Dental School.

The Knowledge Spa on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site is the base for medical and nursing as well as ongoing education for health professions in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we are continually developing our clinical services as well as our facilities and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care that can be offered locally. Allied to this is a growing reputation for research and innovation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side

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Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Teaching/assessment/mentoring qualification
  • University qualification in specialty



  • Experience within haematology
  • Apheresis trained
  • Teaching and education experience

Practical and Intellectual Skills


  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to manage change
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues across health and social care settings

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital



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