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Haematology Day Unit - Senior Staff Nurse

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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  • To support and deputise for the Senior and Junior Sister/Charge Nurse to ensure the provision of excellent nursing care and the effective management of staff and safe delivery of Cytotoxic medication, IV meds and blood products.
  • To be able to safely coordinate the ward/department and ensure that there are education and training opportunities for all staff.

Main duties of the job

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 nurse to join the team on the Haematology Day Unit to cover a secondment.
  • The candidate will need excellent venepuncture and cannulation skills and have a keen interest in haematology.
  • We have close links to The Royal Marsden, King's College and Kingston universities which provide courses and degree modules specific to haematology.
  • The successful applicant will join a highly skilled specialist team that offer treatments including chemotherapy, blood product transfusions and venesections to patients with both malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions.
  • The post holder will be expected to provide and maintain high standards of care to our patients, be able to work autonomously as well as part of a cohesive team, have excellent communication skills and work within the multidisciplinary team.
  • You will need to demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to this highly specialist group of patients.
  • The successful applicant must be able to organise and prioritise their own work load, to work within an environment that requires flexibility and the need to work under pressure.

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification which contains more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • Three years qualified, with at least 18 months experience in Haem/Onc
  • Chemotherapy competent
  • Cannulation and venepuncture
  • Competent to access PICC and Hickman lines


  • Experience working in Day Care/Ambulatory Care
  • Completed a Haem/Onc course

Organisational Management


  • Able to co-ordinate a shift
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the assessment process for student nurses


  • Knowledge of peer review
  • Mentorship qualification

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT


SW17 0QT

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