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Junior Sister/Junior Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Oncology/Haematology Outpatients and Day Unit
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday at present)
Job ref
Castle Hill Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 pro rata, per annum**
Salary period
06/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

Working within the Cancer field you will see patients from diagnosis. Treatment pathways include chemotherapy and radiotherapy through to specialist palliative care.

This requires the successful applicant to have specialist skills and knowledge to ensure correct assessment of individual patient needs, appropriate advice and to provide clinical nursing leadership to the multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work closely with all facets, to provide a comprehensive care package to ensure that the patient experience is of the highest possible standard.

The post holders will be first level registered nurses with post basic nursing experience for at least two years and previous experience with cancer and palliative care.

Post-basic education in cancer or palliative care is desirable or the willingness to work towards within twelve months.

As a senior member of the team, the post holder will plan and organise a nurse led service in collaboration with medical colleagues requiring excellent communications skills. An interest in teaching would also be advantageous.

As a Junior Sister/Junior Charge nurse in the department you will develop and implement policies in accordance with the NMC code of conduct alongside the Trust values.

You will be expected to show leadership to your team and manage junior staff and their area of work, on a daily basis.


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


Essential criteria
  • RN (pt 1 of register) Oncolocy/Haematology/palliative care Qualification
  • Diploma/degree & working toward.
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching/mentorship qualification.


Essential criteria
  • 2 years experience working in oncology/haematology
  • 2 years at Senior band 5 or above with management experience.
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant teaching experience.
  • Administration of chemotherapy.
  • triage experience

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

Samantha Pickering
Job title
Email address
Telephone number
01482 461113
Additional information

For further details and informal visits please contact Sister Samantha Pickering  01482 461113