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Haematology Nurse - Teenage Cancer Trust Unit

Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
We are seeking motivated and dynamic nurses in search of a career in supporting haematology and cancer nursing for Teenagers and Young Adults(TYA) at the Principal Treatment Centre for TYA Cancer in Wales . We are an expert team of skilled professionals, looking for someone motivated and passionate to join us in our aim to provide the best care possible for teenagers and young adults with cancer, aged 14-25 years. As a band 5, you will have the opportunity to explore the many expanding disciplines of our speciality including chemotherapy, transplant, ambulatory care and day unit. Through this post, you will be supported to develop your haematology and oncology nursing skills through an educational framework, whilst working as a band 5 staff nurse in our nurse led unit.

Main duties of the job

We are a friendly and experienced team, who strive to deliver excellent patient care. We work closely with colleagues in the multidisciplinary team and together our objective is to ensure patients and their families receive care which is tailored to meet their individual needs. Our unit is a fast moving and progressive area which actively supports nurse led activities and offers excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.

Above all we are looking for individuals who share our values
  • We care about people we serve and the people we work with.
  • We trust and respect one another.
  • We take personal responsibility.
  • We act with integrity.

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

The University Health Board (UHB) is a smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • registered nurse
  • NMC registration
  • Degree/ diploma in nursing
  • CPD
  • Written and verbal skills


Skills

Essential

  • Interpersonal skills
  • teaching skills
  • meet and prioritise deadlines
  • manage difficult situations
  • organised
  • use own initiative
  • CPD participation
  • IT skills
  • Research and audit
  • Analytical skills


Experience

Essential

  • nursing enviroment


Desirable

  • supervise junior staff
  • Awareness of NHS
  • Previous experience of caring for Teenagers and Young adults
  • Worked on Oncology or Haematology Ward


Special knowledge

Essential

  • NMC and professional conduct
  • Understanding of professional issues
  • Team work
  • flexible approach to work
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude
  • caring nature
  • Change agent


Other

Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-NMR258-0724

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