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SACT Trained Nurse

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is a really exciting time to join us in Cancer Services at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. A supported, diverse and clinically enabled workforce will be central to our main objectives. We have therefore created several new roles and are remodelling how we provide nursing support to the delivery of high quality, person-centred care. We are investing in our people and we value strong front-line clinical leadership. As an organisation our CARE values are at the heart of everything we do, and in cancer services it is vital you are compassionate, committed to high quality care and have the skills and abilities to contribute to generating and delivering the latest in evidence based practice.

This particular role provides an opportunity to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment for patients with an oncological or haematological diagnosis.

The successful applicant needs to be experienced in the administration of SACT (systemic anti-cancer therapy) and supporting patients and their families with a cancer diagnosis.

The SACT Nurse will assess patients' health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload of cancer patients. The post holder will assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals' health and wellbeing needs throughout the cancer treatment pathway, including administration of SACT. The post holder will assist in maintaining and developing cancer services and contribute to quality improvement within cancer services.

Main duties of the job

This nurse is a member of a multi-professional team whose aim is to deliver a co-ordinated, comprehensive and holistic service for patients with a cancer and haematology diagnosis.

They will work together with the Clinical Nurse Specialists and other SACT and Haematology nurses to deliver an excellent patient focused service for patients having all aspects of treatment including SACT, transfusion. They will deputise for more senior team members in their absence, in all aspects of their

About us

Why colleagues think we are a great place to work!

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

Alongside NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme, you'll have access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

We are working hard to increase diversity at all levels within the trust. We believe a diverse workforce can have a positive effect on both staff wellbeing and patient outcomes.

We welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities and care-experienced candidates.

We are proud to achieve the Gold award for the Armed Forces Covenant and support applications from the Armed Forces Community. Please contact (our Armed Forces Covenant Lead) if you would like guidance or assistance with your application.

We make employment decisions by matching our service needs with the skills and experience of candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse with NMC pin
  • Degree (working towards)
  • Care of Patient receiving Cytotoxic SACT


  • ENB 998 or equivalent



  • RGN with relevant experience
  • SACT experience at Band 5 or above


  • Oncology/Haematology experience



  • IV administration
  • Management of central lines cannulation & venepuncture
  • Administration of blood products
  • Venesection
  • Good numerical skills



  • Cross site working

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital

Queen Alexandra Road

High Wycombe

HP11 2TT

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