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Staff Nurse - Haematology

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata/per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
It is an exciting time to work at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust as we plan our move into the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital this October. The Haematology ward will have 16 purpose built side rooms and state of the art facilities. The friendly nursing team are looking for dynamic and motivated nurses with experience of looking after cancer patients. Excellent communication skills are essential and phlebotomy, cannulation and administration of chemotherapy skills would be an advantage, but a willingness to learn is essential. Successful applicants will have individual development plans tailored to their needs and to support their career ambition.

If you are interested in joining our team informal visits / chats are encouraged. Please contact Kirsty Meaney ( for further information or to arrange

Main duties of the job

All aspects of care of the haematology patient. This will include taking bloods, supporting the administration of chemotherapy and blood products, and delivering the best supportive care

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

    Person Specification



    • Relevant clinical experience (including as a student nurse)
    • Post registration experience
    • Computer literate



    • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration


    • Competent in venepuncture and cannulation
    • Competent in administration of chemotherapy
    • Teaching and assessing qualification

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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