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Sister - Pulmonary Oncology Unit

Job Description

Would you like to gain Sister/Charge Nurse experience? We are looking for a Registered Nurse with at least 2 years post registration experience (with evidence of post registered professional development) to offer dynamic leadership and support to the nursing team on POU

You will be responsible for leading a team of nursing-staff as well as working within a multi-disciplinary environment. You should have excellent clinical decision making skills, and to be able to be able to respond to the needs of patients with Lung cancer and Respiratory disorders.

Good communication skills is essential with being compassionate and caring. A knowledge of Oncology and End of Life care would be advantageous.

You will be expected to deputise in the absence of the ward-manager and more experienced ward sisters.

You will have the support of the Ward Manager and Matron to help develop you in this role.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Mairead Dixon Ward Manager  ( Phone number removed ) 

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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