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Staff Nurse - PP Medical Day Unit

Job Description

The Royal Marsden is a world-leading comprehensive cancer centre specialising in cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.
That is why we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Band 6 Staff Nurse to join the Private Patient Medical Day Unit at the Royal Marsden in Chelsea.
This is a fast paced and busy Medical Day Unit which provides a variety of chemotherapy and anti-cancer drugs as well as supportive therapies.
We work closely with the unit Doctors and Pharmacists to provide the highest possible standard of patient care.

We provide excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in a well-resourced environment. Many of the courses we offer are delivered on site at The Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing and Rehabilitation.

To apply for this post you will be:

A nurse registered with the NMC who has the skills to care for patients with cancer. You will also have relevant oncology nursing experience and ideally hold a post registration oncology qualification and must be accredited for chemotherapy administration.
Phlebotomy & Cannulation are desirable but training will be provided if necessary.

In addition you will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, will be a reliable, enthusiastic and effective team member, and be committed to providing the highest level of service to our patients.

At this level of expertise, the post holders must be able to exercise clinical judgement and decision making about patient needs.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Farzana Baksh, Sister for Private Care Medical Day Unit on  ( Phone number removed )  ext. 1622

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Successful applicants will be approached via email. Candidates are asked to check their email accounts regularly.

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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