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Chemotherapy/SACT Nurse

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stafford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024
Do you want to be that Nurse who is remembered for the grace, care and compassion to get their patients through one of the most difficult times in their lives?

The University Hospital of North Midlands Trust has a purpose built and dedicated Cancer Centre at our Royal Stoke site and an Outpatient Chemotherapy Treatment Unit at our County site. All inpatient and majority of outpatient oncology and haematology services are delivered from the purpose-built, Cancer Centre which opened in July 2009. The specialist Cancer Centre has an Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) where all oncology and haematology emergencies are admitted directly and dealt with by an in-house dedicated medical and nursing team.

Main duties of the job

We provide cancer care to a local population of 70,000. We have the facilities to diagnose and treat all types of cancers. At UHNM, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

We are committed to entering our patients into Clinical Trials and have our own research team on site.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve .

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on the professional register
  • Evidence of recent on-going professional development


Desirable

  • Recognised qualification in teaching and assessing, or evidence of delivering teaching.


Knowledge/Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Venepuncture and cannulation skills
  • Medicines management
  • Experience as a registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
  • Ability to use a computer


Desirable

  • SACT trained


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

County

Weston road

Stafford

ST16 3SA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

205-6257505

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