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Haematology Support Nurse

Job Description

Our vision is: “We will make the Trust the most caring health care provider”. Patients are at the centre of everything we do and all our staff, whatever their role, play an important part in helping us to deliver on this promise. Every day, our staff are guided by the At Our Best standards. We understand how attitudes and behaviours of staff can impact on the quality of care provided so we seek, through recruitment, people who show values matching our own. If you would like to be part of our vision and relate to our values, we would welcome your application.

Proud to be Colchester, proud to improve lives in our community.


BAND 6 Haematology Support Nurse
Full Time


The Haematology MDT at Colchester is dynamic and forward looking; committed to the provision of an excellent service to their patients in the inpatient, day case and outpatient settings. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated registered nurse to take on this specialist nursing role working alongside key members of the established haematology multidisciplinary team. You will provide support from initial presentation and throughout the patient’s journey to both patients and their carers in your role as haematology support nurse. You will work closely with the clinical nurse specialist team and nursing teams on the inpatient wards and within the day care unit. You will also work alongside consultant staff in the outpatient clinic providing advice and support to patients and their families. You will work to a timetable of fixed sessions supporting the Myeloma, Lymphoma and Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialists.

You will be part of a well-established Cancer Nursing Service, which offers a friendly and supportive work environment, participation in clinical supervision and excellent opportunities for both formal/informal professional development. This role is an ideal stepping stone to developing a career pathway in haematology specialist nursing

You will possess up-to-date relevant clinical knowledge and experience; RN, 3 years post-registration, ideally with a minimum of 1 years recent relevant experience in haematology or oncology; preferably a 1st Level Nursing degree or working towards. Chemotherapy experience is advantageous.

You should be confident, self-motivated, friendly, energetic and conscientious to support the team to ensure the provision of a superb level of patient care in this demanding but rewarding speciality.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact: Sue Turner, Transfusion Practitioner on  ( Phone number removed ) .

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex who meet the essential criteria (excluding all medical recruitment).

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended.

Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly.

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government’s cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

Colchester offers an attractive range of 21st century amenities in a heritage setting. Beautiful coast and Constable countryside are within easy reach. It has outstanding schools, is served by the A12, and London is only 55 minutes away by train. Here you can combine a great career with a highly desirable place to live. The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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 (formerly a Work Permit)

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 the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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