Staff Nurse - Haematology/Oncology Unit

Haematology & Oncology

Posted: 1 year ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£25,655 -£31,534 pa

Fixed term

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

This busy purpose built Haematology/Oncology Unit is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and compassionate individual with good organisational and communication skills, to compliment the existing team.

The unit is comprised of a 15 bedded Acute Haematology Inpatient area including a bone marrow transplant suite and isolation unit and a Day-care Unit comprised of 10 chair treatment area, 4 bedded acute oncology review bay, a private patient room, procedure room, alternative therapy suite and many clinic rooms. The day unit is very busy seeing approx. 250 patients per week.

The unit’s activities include the administration of chemotherapy, supportive care, stem cell transplants and an integrated clinical trials unit. Training would be provided for chemotherapy administration.

We have a full time post in the Haematology and Oncology Day Unit which operates shifts of 8-6pm Monday - Saturday.

We actively support professional development through provision of places on National Study Days/Conferences where appropriate. In addition we have a unit based Practice Educator to support our:

Local induction programme
University Accredited Chemotherapy Course
University Accredited Haematology Course
In-house education programme.

* If you are interested in relocating to Bournemouth we offer an excellent relocation package of up to £13,000. For further details on relocation expenses please visit the Trust website.

Please note this position is not open to Newly Qualified Staff Nurses.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: to be confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Tess George

Job title Sister

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 4774

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.

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