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Haematology & Oncology Clinical Nurse (Band 7)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Acute Cancer team as a CNS for Haematology/Oncology including Acute Oncology, MSCC and Cancer of Unknown Primary at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

We are seeking a committed motivated nurse with an interest in developing and improving the Acute Cancer service with the lead CNS exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are essential to join an existing dedicated and cohesive team.

The post holder will play a central role within the Acute Oncology services working closely with the MDT's and existing medical and nursing colleagues: providing specialist nursing contribution to the management of cancer patients needing emergency care, enabling prompt assessment, diagnosis and treatment from complications of the treatment and consequences of their cancer.

Experience of Oncology Nursing and Chemotherapy is essential with comprehensive knowledge of cancer and treatment related emergency conditions.

The service includes participation in 7 day a week working and after a period of time participation in the present on call

Comprehensive knowledge of triage, pathways and management of Acute Cancer patients is required.

The successful candidate will be involved in training and supporting ED, MAU and all appropriate areas within the hospital and in secondary care.

There will also be involvement in the Chemotherapy Day unit and chemotherapy skills and knowledge is desirable.

Main duties of the job

The overall purpose of this role working in conjunction with themedical staff is to assist in the development of a high-quality specialistnursing service for patients diagnosed with ahaematological/oncological cancer whilst ensuring the delivery ofevidence-based practice, better outcomes for patients and thedevelopment of services within the Trust

About us

We are delighted to offer a wide range of benefits to employees including:
  • Cycle to Work
  • Travel Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers with Salary Sacrifice
  • Onsite Nursery
  • Buying and Selling Annual Leave
  • Car Leasing
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing
  • Extensive Reward Scheme
  • Counselling Service
  • Financial packages including Vivup and Wagestream
  • Staff Networks, Enable, Rainbow, Gender, Race Equality Ecoaware & Admin Network.

Our values:

We understand that it's down to the hard work, effort and dedication of our staff that makes a difference for our patients. Our people really do make our Airedale experience - we take pride in fostering a friendly, effective and caring work environment. Our values are part of our DNA, which are:
  • Committed to Quality of Care
  • Compassion
  • Working together for patients
  • Improving Lives
  • Everyone Counts
  • Respect and Dignity

Got questions before you apply, please contact the recruiting manager to find out more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of this job vacancy, please see attached full job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Level 1 Registered Nurse (Adult branch) on part 1 of the live NMC Register
  • Hold a qualification in Oncology or Haematology at Level 6/7. Or be willing to work towards
  • Band 6 experienced or above within Cancer Care
  • Experience of Venous Access and Cannulation, central venous access devices


  • Experience in administration of chemo
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Independent and Supplementary Prescriber or willingness to undertake and successfully complete the course within a timescale as agreed by manager.



  • Ability to influence and mange change, including the promotion of evidence-based practice
  • Completion of Advanced Communication Skills to meet the needs of the post in full or willingness to undertake
  • Demonstrate Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work autonomously
  • IT Literate
  • Teaching and assessment skills
  • Organisation and negotiation skills
  • Appraise, interpret and apply suggestions, recommendations and directives to improve services



  • Demonstrate an up-to-date knowledge of current chemotherapy treatments and management of patients undergoing chemotherapy and associate treatments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the total management of the ill patient following chemotherapy and cancer related complications.
  • Demonstrate an up-to-date evidence-based knowledge of the National Objectives


  • Experience in administration of chemo
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Independent and Supplementary Prescriber or willingness to undertake and successfully complete the course within a timescale as agreed by manager.

Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust


Airedale General Hospital

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD

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