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Deputy Paediatric Oncology Nurse

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Slough
Salary
£32,933 to £39,681 per annum incl HCAS
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
This is an exciting opportunity to join our POSCU Enhanced Level A team as a Paediatric Oncology Nurse.

You will be a kind, compassionate, professional and caring nurse with previous experience of caring for children and their families with these conditions, working in an MDT.

You will be providing support for families with on Oncology diagnosis, working alongside the Paediatric Oncology CNS and the wider MDT

The role will also involve providing teaching and support to staff on Ward 24, Children's Ward and in the Paediatric Outpatients Department.

You will require a basic knowledge of oncological conditions and supportive care, however further support and development will be provided.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Enhanced Level A team as a Paediatric Oncology Nurse.

You will be a kind, compassionate, professional and caring nurse with previous experience of caring for children and their families with these conditions, working in an MDT.

You will be providing support for families with on Oncology diagnosis, working alongside the Paediatric Oncology CNS and the wider MDT

The role will also involve providing teaching and support to staff on Ward 24, Children's Ward and in the Paediatric Outpatients Department.

You will require a basic knowledge of oncological conditions and supportive care, however further support and development will be provided.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviors that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical, and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assist the Paediatric Oncology CNS to co-ordinate care and services from diagnosis through to transition into adult services for children and their families with an Oncology Diagnosis. The post-holder is to ensure that the children and families receive the highest quality of care, support and experience within agreed protocols and allocated resources together with the clinical lead and the wider Haematology /Oncology Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) within the Paediatric Oncology Shared Care Unit (POSCU) at Wexham Park.

To support children, young people and their parents in meeting their own health and well being needs through the provision of age/developmental appropriate information, education, advice and support

To be an expert resource who provides sound clinical advice and judgement to children, young people and their families, nurses and junior doctors.

Person Specification

qualification

Essential

  • NMC Registration Part 8 or 15 - Children's Nursing
  • Chemotherapy administration qualification


Desirable

  • Oncology Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in a MDT
  • Previous experience of caring for children with cancer


Desirable

  • Palliative and end of life care experience
  • Knowledge of Childhood Cancer treatments and pathways


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park

Wexham Street

Slough

SL2 4HL

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