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Oncology Homecare Nurse posted by Eclypse Recruitment

Full Time
Hertfordshire
£28,000 - £35,000 / year
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Job Description

Oncology Homecare Nurse

Hertfordshire

£28,000 - £35,000 + car allowance

My client is currently recruiting for Community Nurses with IV chemotherapy competencies. Delivering chemotherapy treatments in patient's homes throughout Hertfordshire.

About the Role

The role is field based and you will travel between patients' homes to deliver their treatment. This requires you to be well organised and motivated. Treatments will include oral & IV chemotherapy, and other anti-cancer and supportive treatments, blood tests, toxicity screening and holistic patient support.

You will be scheduled to a maximum of 8 hours patient care a day which falls within the hours of 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday including occasional weekend working (days of in lieu against this) contracted hours 37.5 per week.

Essential criteria:

  • Cannulation and venepuncture competency is essential.
  • Proven experience in oncology and/or haematology is essential.
  • A full UK driving license.
  • Post-registration qualification in administering Cytotoxic Chemotherapy (equivalent to ENB237 or N59) or prepared to work towards.
  • 1yr post registration experience in an acute setting
  • 2yrs (min) experience within oncology and/or haematology setting
  • Experience of supervising learners
  • Previous homecare experience

The role offers

  • Oncology skills premium paid on completion of probation, and annually thereafter
  • Car or car allowance (£3,600pa FTE) as appropriate
  • Personal pension plan
  • Discounted healthcare insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 33 days annual leave (includes statutory holidays)
  • NMC fees supported after a year's service (subject to eligibility)

The successful candidate will need to be competent in the administration of IV chemotherapy drugs and infusions via all types of lines. You will hold an accredited chemotherapy qualification. Cannulation and venepuncture competency is essential. Proven experience in acute care essential. Applicants must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse with a valid NMC PIN and a full UK driving license.

Excellent opportunity for a specialist nurse seeking a rewarding role working for an up and coming organisation where you can settle and establish your career.

Please submit your CV to Caroline: [Click here to apply]

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Reference Number

VAC-18599

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