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Staff Nurse, Ingham Ward

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Staff Nurse to work on Ingham Suite and the Heamatology Chemotherapy Unit at Grantham. This will include a rotation between Ingham Suite and the Mobile Chemotherapy Unit (MCU). Ingham Suite and the MCU provide day-case chemotherapy for patients with Haematology and oncology malignancies

Ingham suite has 20 chairs and delivers approximately 180-200 chemotherapy treatments per week.

The Mobile Chemotherapy Unit has 4 chairs and is operational at Grantham, with a roll out plan to include Skegness and Louth this year. The MCU delivers a range of treatments including chemotherapy in locations closer to the patients’ home. The MCU works as a nurse Led Unit staffed by a band 6 and a Band 5 Nurse.

The Heamatology Chemotherapy Unit has 5 chairs and provides outpatient chemotherapy on a Wednesday.

This position offers the applicant an opportunity to develop clinical and managerial skills relating to chemotherapy and central lines. You will be supported whilst you are completing your chemotherapy pack by all members of the team while learning about the various types of anticancer treatments delivered on the unit.

The ideal Candidate will be a 1st level registered nurse, with the ability to undertake extended skills such as venepuncture, cannulation ,IV administration, care of central lines and chemotherapy administration are desirable

You must be proactive and able to demonstrate clinical effective practice and be able to priorities and organize workload. You must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to deliver a high standard of nursing care in a demanding environment.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Applications from applicants requiring 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.

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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