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Chemotherapy Staff Nurse

Employer
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

Band 5 Chemotherapy Nurse - 37.5hrs, permanent. Monday-Saturday working - 4 days

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust provides highly-specialist cancer care for a population of 2.4 million people across Cheshire & Merseyside, North Wales, the Isle of Man and parts of Lancashire.

In June 2020, we opened Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool, our spectacular new cancer hospital in the heart of Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter, providing state-of-the-art facilities as part of a �162m investment. Alongside our flagship hospital in Liverpool, we also have two other main cancer centres:
  • Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Wirral, providing outpatient cancer treatment and supportive care on the Clatterbridge Health Campus in Bebington, Wirral
  • Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Aintree, our radiotherapy treatment centre on the Aintree University Hospital site

Together, working across three sites and operating specialist chemotherapy clinics in four of Merseyside's district hospitals, we deliver a comprehensive range of inpatient care, advanced radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other systemic anti-cancer therapies including gene therapies and immunotherapies.

We also deliver a pioneering Treatment at Home and Work service, are the only facility in the UK providing low-energy proton beam therapy to treat rare eye cancers, and host the region's Teenage and Young Adult Unit.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiasticBand 5 nurse to work at our CCC - Liverpool site in the Chemotherapy Treatment Unit

As we deliver treatments in sector hubs and clinicsacross the Wirral and Liverpool, there will an element of cross cover required during training and once training has been completed. This will include travelling to all of our peripheral sites:
  • CCC Liverpool
  • CCC Aintree
  • CCC Ormskirk
  • CCC Wirral
  • CCC Chester
  • CCC Halton
  • CCC Private Unit Wirral
  • CCC Private Unit Liverpool
  • Clatterbridge in the Community

We're here to deliver the best cancer care to the people we serve and we're looking for applications from those who share that commitment and our values: Putting people first Achieving excellence Passionate about what we do Always improving our care and Looking to the future.If you are interested in joining our Team and support the Trust with our vision to provide the best cancer care, please apply online.

About us

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.

The Trust takes an active responsibility for ensuring systems, policies and processes are in place to safeguard Children, young people and Adults, supporting the national and local agenda around safeguarding, including local arrangements for the protection of children young person and adults at risk.

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Responsibility to ensure all nursing care is carried out as determined by the individual patients treatment plan.
  • Responsibility to ensure SACT treatment assessments are regularly updated reflecting evidence based practice.
  • Responsibility to provide accurate information to patients and relatives regarding treatment and side effects.
  • Responsibility to ensure that all patient information is collected and documented accurately and in real time, during a span of duty.
  • Responsibility to work as an autonomous practitioner as well as part of a team.
  • Responsibility to provide accurate reports both verbally and electronically.
  • Responsibility to ensure that all nursing policies, procedures and protocols within the clinical environment are adhered to.
  • Responsibility for the safe handling and administration of all SACT, supportive treatments and blood products according to policy.
  • Responsibility to work across the Directorates sector hub model to ensure safe staffing levels.
  • Responsibility to ensure that all radiation guidelines are adhered to.
  • Responsibility to ensure compliance with all Infection, Prevention and Control policies are strictly adhered to.
  • Responsibility in collaboration with the senior nursing team to make treatment and or deferral decisions based on the patients SACT assessment, presentation and blood results.
  • Responsibility to escalate any patient safety issues to include safeguarding concerns to the relevant teams.
  • Responsibility to inform the appropriate medical teams regarding a change in a patientstreatment pathway.
  • Responsibility in collaboration with the senior nursing team to make treatment and or deferral decisions based on the patients SACT assessment, presentation and blood results.
  • Responsibility to recognise and work within the limits of your competencies.


Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • 1st level registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • In date PIN number with the Nursing and Midwifery Council


Desirable

  • Degree or working towards


Knowledge and Expertise

Essential

  • Previous nursing experience
  • Knowledge of various drugs and their interactions and side effects
  • Knowledge of NMC code of conduct


Desirable

  • UKONS SACT Passport
  • NM6 995 Chemotherapy Administration and Care
  • NM6 999 Foundations in Cancer Care
  • NM6 998 Cancer Treatments and Care
  • NM6 996 Chemotherapy Principles and Care


Experience

Essential

  • Previous nursing experience


Desirable

  • Previous Oncology/Haemato-oncology experience
  • Cannulation/Phlebotomy


Employer details

Employer name

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT

Address

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool

65 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

L7 8YA

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