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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse Ambulatory Transplant Service

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience pro rata per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
Ambulatory Chemo & Transplant Service (ACTS).offers treatment and support to adults, teenagers and young adults with a wide range of haematology conditions. We administer Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) and supporting therapies. We are in the early phases of an ambulatory Stem Cell Transplantation and chemotherapy programme. They will be expected for work during the hours of the service which currently runs Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm.

They will be designated to manage the delivery of the Ambulatory Chemo & Transplant Service (ACTS).The successful candidate will need experience in caring for haematology patients and be competent and have experience in cannulation and phlebotomy, the management of central lines and administration of blood products and SACT.

Main duties of the job

The main duties and responsibilities include:

They will be designated to manage the delivery of the Ambulatory Chemo & Transplant Service (ACTS).

They will be supporting the Medical Nurse Practitioners and the wider team through the process of change, demonstrating tenacity, drive, professional integrity, balance and perspective.

They will participate in and contribute to innovation and take a proactive approach to service redesign or review where required, ensure these are linked to organisational priorities and support improved outcomes.

They will be expected to work cooperatively in partnership with others in planning, reviewing and developing the service

For detailed job responsibilities kindly see the attached JD

About us

At the RUH we put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are proud to be in the top 20 best hospitals to work for in the country.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the attached Job description.

Person Specification



  • Completion of SACT passport or equivalent competency


  • Venepuncture and cannulation competency



  • Minimum 3 years relevant clinical experience post registration


  • Haematology/Oncology Inpatient/Day unit Experience

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Dyson Cancer centre , Royal United Hospital

Combe Park,



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