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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Oncology/haematology Outpatients
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (5 days a week or variable amount of days depending on hours)
Job ref
356-22-4458810
Site
Castle Hill
Town
Cottingham
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

As a registered nurse, the post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care during their span of duty.

The Oncology/Haematology Outpatients is located in the Queens Centre at CHH and is currently open Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm. It is a dedicated service to patients with malignant and non-malignant Oncology and Haematological diseases. The Unit requires an enthusiastic nurse to join the team in the delivery of treatment and investigations, including chemotherapy, and supporting clinics.

The state of the art outpatients includes medical consultations, radiotherapy treatment and a large day unit that delivers intravenous therapy. The Unit enjoys excellent resources that deliver specialist care.

Main duties of the job

 The post holder will be willing to develop cannulation and chemotherapy administration skills.

Full training will be given. Good communication skills and the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team are essential, as patients are cared for between ward and clinic areas. It is essential for the post holder to have or be willing to work towards a post basic qualification in a relevant field and complete a SACT UKONS Passport.


Four weeks supernumerary and full mentorship package will be offered to the successful candidate. In order to deliver the best nursing care to our patients we want to do our best to invest in you.

As the post holder develops, they will be responsible for the training and supervision of others and as such, a teaching and assessing or mentoring qualification is desirable.


Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse
Desirable criteria
  • cancer related course
  • Teaching or Assessing course
  • intravaenous accreditation
  • cannulation /venepuncture accreditation
  • evidence of recent professional development

Experience

Essential criteria
  • 12 months nursing experience
Desirable criteria
  • previous chemotherapy administration
  • Previous Outpatient experience
  • previous experience in the cancer division

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Samantha Pickering
Job title
Sister
Email address
samantha.pickering3@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 461113
Additional information

Please contact  for an informal visit:

Samantha Pickering

Samantha.pickering3@nhs.net

01482 461113