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Oncology / Haematology Chemotherapy Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
This post is fixed term/secondment for 8 months to meet the needs of the service.

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced-based nursing care, working collaboratively and cooperatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Assist in the management and organisation of their clinical area and participating in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.

This position will offer a complete training schedule under the supervision of experienced chemotherapy nurses this will enable the post holder to become a competent / autonomous practitioner caring for patients with a cancer diagnosis.

Main duties of the job

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join the Oncology and Haematology Service on the Shooting Star Unit in Wrexham Maelor Hospital within Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The post will be based on the Unit and be instrumental in the delivery and development of the existing service, working with the existing nursing and medical teams.

We are seeking a nurse with excellent up to date clinical knowledge and skills, some experience of implementing changes within services would be beneficial.

The Registered Nurse will administer chemotherapy, for both Oncology and Haematology patients within the Day Unit. The role will involve liaising regularly with healthcare professionals across health care settings within North Wales and wider.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Further study in this field
  • Mentorship training


  • Haematology course or willingness to undertake
  • Teaching qualification or experience
  • Mandatory Training up to date



  • Sufficient post reg experience
  • Experience of holistic nursing care
  • Interest in developing Nursing Skills


  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Implement evidenced based practice
  • Experience of working with this patient group



  • To have experience in the cannulation and venepuncture of patients.
  • IV drug certificate
  • Central Line competent
  • Ability to document details clearly and accurately
  • Work on own iniative
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Clear understanding of consent process


  • To have experience of administrating chemotherapy
  • Experience in caring for patients receiving chemotherapy
  • Knowledge of Incident reporting

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Shooting Star Unit, Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road


LL13 7TD

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