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Registered Nurse - Oncology

Job Description

At Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we value our staff and are committed to their development.

We are one of the largest Trusts in the country, with a turnover of £480 million. We employ more than 8,000 staff, and provide specialist, personalised care to a population of more than 600,000 people.

Registered Nurse – Oncology

Band 5

Salary - £21, 909 - £28, 462 per annum (pro rata)

Location Cheltenham Oncology Centre

Hours per week Full time and Part time hours

The Oncology dept at Cheltenham General Hospital are looking to recruit band 5 nurses to complement their existing team. We are hoping to recruit enthusiastic, compassionate nurses that are able to deliver ‘Best Care for Everyone’, to ensure patients, carers and staff all receive a quality service.

Would you like to join our team that is committed to providing clinical expertise and excellent patient experience? If the answer is YES then look no further!

We have vacancies for Band 5 Registered Nurses on the Oncology Wards.

Rendcomb Ward is a mixed 22 bed Oncology/Haematology Ward that provides treatment and care to patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and supportive care. The ward has a 14 bed main ward area with an additional 8 side rooms in which patients receive neutropenic care following high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.

Lilleybrook Ward is a mixed 18 bed Oncology / Haematology Ward where patients receive chemotherapy, radiotherapy and supportive care. The 24 hour, seven days a week Chemotherapy Helpline assessment and treatment area is also located on this ward.

Read on to find out how to apply!

To apply for a Band 5 registered nurse posts we would like to hear from anyone who has an interest in Oncology / Haematology. This is an ideal opportunity for you to gain experience, broaden your knowledge and enhance your career in a rapidly changing speciality.

We would particularly like to hear from staff that have experience of administering chemotherapy or hold a chemotherapy qualification.

If you require any further information or would like an informal visit to any of the areas please contact;

Tracey Cullerne Modern Matron, Oncology on  ( Phone number removed )  / via switch on  ( Phone number removed )  bleep 1533 /( Email address removed ) or Nick Simmonds Charge Nurse on  ( Phone number removed )  /( Email address removed )

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Ref – 318-16-600LK

Closing date – 31st October 2016

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. We will endeavour to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Committed to safeguarding our community

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team at ( Email address removed )

Committed to supporting service personnel

As part of our commitment to support Service Personnel, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with the Career Transition Partnership, offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for all qualifying Service and Ex-Service Personnel. To qualify for a guaranteed interview, candidates must meet the essential criteria for the post and be either a current member of the Armed Forces, or be within the two year period of resettlement. If this applies to you please email the job reference number and your AR number to the Recruitment Team at ( Email address removed )

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