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Chemotherapy Nurse - CCHU

Employer
Buckinghamshire Health
Location
Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Oct 2021
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At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:
  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust's latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as "Good" overall, "Outstanding" for caring with an "Outstanding" end of life service and a range of "Outstanding "practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the 'A grade' in the latest Royal College of Physicians' Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.


The role of a chemotherapy nurse is to provide care for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy or other Systemic Cancer treatments (eg: immunotherapies) and is a challenging and rewarding field in nursing.

Due to our expanding team we are looking to recruit nurses who are committed, motivated and forward thinking to complement our existing team in achieving the best care for our patients receiving these treatments.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment for patients with a cancer or haematology diagnosis.

We are seeking an experienced nurse with leadership and managerial skills with a passion to specialise in cancer and haematology nursing.

Previous experience in the administration chemotherapy is not essential as training will be given, however experience in the administration of IV therapies, cannulation and venepuncture is essential.

If you are a person with leadership skills, working in acute setting and are keen to specialise in cancer this could be your opportunity to progress.

For more information please contact Cathy Adkins Macmillan Chemotherapy / TYA CNS and Unit manager on 01296 31 5125 or 01296 31 5120 or Lamb Macmillan Chemotherapy CNS and Unit manager on 01494 42 6237 / 6238

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We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note the monitoring and safeguarding sections are not made visible to the shortlisting panel. The safeguarding section may be made visible to the interview panel but that is dependent on the role being recruited into.

The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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