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Chemotherapy Nurse - Band 5

Employer
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Boston
Salary
£15,339 to £18,673 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

The chemotherapy and haematology suites offer outpatient chemotherapy and supportive treatments to patients from across the region, treating approximately 10,000 patient's each year. The chemotherapy suite and haematology suites have 18 chairs in total and there is a private area with a couch for small procedures such as ECGs and injections and venesection. There was also a Mobile Cancer Care Unit that was officially launched in May 2014. The Mobile Cancer Care Unit has 4 chairs and administers treatments at various locations in the county and the successful candidate will have opportunities the work on the mobile unit.

We prominently work Monday to Friday 8AM until 6PM and times can be negotiable.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who wishes to increase their knowledge of oncological and haematological conditions and treatments surrounding this.

Main duties of the job

Candidates will be1st level registered nurses with an interest in caring for patients with haematology and oncology conditions.

The ideal candidate will be competent in the expanded practice roles of IV administration (although training will be given) and be willing to undertake further expanded practice roles as required, including the UKONs SACT passport chemotherapy pack, CVAD training, cannulation and venepuncture. Support will be given to the candidate to successfully complete these skills.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and have a flexible approach to work. They will be motivated and enthusiastic and also possess good written and verbal communication skills. They will have the opportunity to work on the Mobile Chemotherapy Unit across the county.

We offer you an opportunity to work within a dedicated and friendly team committed to high quality patient care and we are privileged to be able to support our cancer patients and their families through their difficult journeys.

Please ensure you read the person specification for this post before applying.

For further information contact Sister Bee Hulley, or email Beatrice.hulley@ulh.nhs.uk 01205 446548

About us

What's the hospital like?

Pilgrim Hospital is situated in beautiful countryside and serves the communities in the South Lincolnshire area. It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service.

Grantham and District Hospital serves the communities of Grantham and the local area. It provides ambulatory paediatric and accident and emergency services.

Lincoln Hospital is a thriving university city, and with the opening of the new medical school, it provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service. This district general hospital serves the city of Lincoln and the North Lincolnshire area. It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service.

Louth Hospital is set on the edge of the Wolds and serves the communities of Louth and the local area. It provides a number of services, including an outpatient department, diagnostic and surgical procedures, as well as a surgical ward.

If you want to make a difference and be part of something new and exciting, we would love to hear from you. So, what are you waiting for?!

One Trust, Endless opportunities

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current first level Registered Nurse with NMC


Desirable

  • Evidence of further education e.g. ENB 237, degree
  • Teaching certificate


Experience

Essential

  • Experience working as a registered nurse in a clinical setting.
  • Committed to ongoing personal development


Desirable

  • Recent experience as a registered nurse in haematology and/or oncology


Knowledge, Skills, Aptitudes

Essential

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate good leadership skills.
  • Awareness of the dignity in care agenda
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework


Desirable

  • Evidence of extended roles eg Iv administration/cannulation
  • Experience of managing central lines
  • Ability to administer chemotherapy


Specific Requirements

Essential

  • Demonstrates awareness of current changes in the NHS
  • To be able to articulate their own vision for the development of nursing and nurse led initiatives within the Team
  • Ability to manage and motivate staff
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Able to demonstrate professional and calm manner when dealing with the demands of the service


Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road

Boston

PE21 9QS

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357-PR-222-24

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