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Staff Nurse

Job Description

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) serves a population of about 500,000 in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. The Trust includes the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department based at Alderney Hospital.

At RBCH our mission is 'providing the excellent care we would expect for our own families'. Excellent care drives our culture within the Trust and is underpinned by four Values which are important in our daily work. Please view attachment in the right hand column for further information.

This busy purpose built Haematology/Oncology Unit is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and compassionate individual with good organisational and communication skills, to compliment the existing team.

The unit is comprised of a 15 bedded Acute Haematology Inpatient area including a bone marrow transplant suite and isolation unit and a Day-care Unit, which treats approximately 250 Haematology and Oncology patients per week.

The unit’s activities include the administration of chemotherapy, supportive care, stem cell transplants and an integrated clinical trials unit. Successful applicants will be offered the opportunity to gain experience in both areas, inpatient and day-care when undertaking chemotherapy training

We have a full time/ part time posts in the

Inpatient Acute Haematology Ward which operates a shift system of long days 0730-2000 and 1930-0800.

Day Care Chemotherapy Unit 0800-1800 Monday- Saturday

We actively support professional development through provision of places on National Study Days/Conferences where appropriate. In addition we have a unit based Practice Educator to support our:

Local induction programme
University Accredited Chemotherapy Course
University Accredited Haematology Course
In-house education programme.
For further information or informal visits contact Sister Faye Jordan on  ( Phone number removed )  or Sister Alison Tyler on  ( Phone number removed ) /5

Interview date: 25 November 2016

If you are interested in relocating to Bournemouth we offer an excellent relocation package of up to £13,000. For further details on relocation expenses please visit the Trust website or email ( Email address removed )”

For further details / informal visits contact:
Faye Jordan  ( Phone number removed ) 
Alison Tyler  ( Phone number removed ) 

Vacancies may be removed at any time if sufficient numbers of applications are received.


1. We will contact you via email to advise if you have been shortlisted. It is important that you check your email and NHS jobs account regularly. Some email providers have been known to classify these notifications as 'JUNK MAIL/SPAM'.
2. Non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band.
3. The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
4. If you have not received an email inviting you for interview within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
5. Travel expenses are not guaranteed. Please check with HR before you travel.

By completing an application for this post it is understood that you give permission for RBCH to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to undertake employment. Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).
Please read the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column and ensure your application details meet the criteria for the post.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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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