At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
These are exciting times for nursing in a progressive and rapidly expanding cancer centre. Adult cancer nursing in the Macmillan Cancer Centre comprises of 5 departments; Ambulatory Care, Chemotherapy Daycare, Supportive Daycare, Apheresis and the Clinics.
We provide highly specialised care for adults who have both a cancer and non-cancer diagnoses and cover a wide range of both haematological and oncology diseases. We are open between 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. With Ambulatory Care open every day of the week. Staff in this friendly and supportive team develop a range of advanced skills and knowledge by rotating between the 5 main adult nursing treatment areas within the Centre.
This is a fast track development role for the unit. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop as a qualified haemato-oncology nurse by working in the 5 main areas (about the largest in the UK). He/She will be supported in their fast development by the nursing team and clinical practice facilitators to become competent in care of the cancer patient, including blood and IV administration and the safe administration of chemotherapy.
The successful applicant will need to have a minimum of 12 months post registration experience within an acute healthcare setting. Oncology or haematology experience is desirable, but not essential, as we are looking for high calibre nurses with potential. Successful candidates will receive local orientation and ongoing specialty training and support.Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance; Please ensure you are available all day.For further information, please contact Helen Keane, Haematology Senior Sister, Apply or Tom Marler-Hausen Chemotherapy Senior Charge Nurse Apply All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up t