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Cancer Services Registered Nurse

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Haverfordwest
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cancer Nursing is an exciting and expanding speciality within Hywel Dda University Health Board and an opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Registered Nurse to work in the specialised and rewarding area of the Pembrokeshire Haematology and Oncology Day Unit (PHODU) at Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals, with a passion to work in oncology, to join our nursing team at Pembrokeshire Haematology and Oncology Day Unit. PHODU is a busy and ever changing challenging environment where Systemic Anti Cancer Treatment is delivered to both, Oncology and Haematology patients.

Main duties of the job

The successful Registered Nurse will need to demonstrate a flexible approach to working by providing safe, individualised and effective standards of care. Full training will be provided to the successful candidate in delivering Systemic Anti Cancer Therapy (SACT). The role will provide an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in cannulation, phlebotomy, central lines management and safe administration of SACT.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews to be held on 06/06/2024

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
  • 48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifcations and Knowledge

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration
  • Awareness of Health board Policies, Procedures and Guidelines


Desirable

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Evidence of post registration study and training, e.g. POVA
  • Evidence of post registration study and training, e.g. Child Protection


Experience

Essential

  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care
  • Interest in developing nursing skills


Desirable

  • Clear understanding of clinical governance framework
  • Implement evidence based practice


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Withybush General Hospital

Fishguard Road

Haverfordwest

SA61 2PZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR166-0524

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