Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Cancer Care
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
19/01/2018 23:59

As a Regional Cancer Centre, we have an exciting opportunity to come and be part of the Cancer Care team at Southampton University Hospital Trust.

Opportunities have arisen within Cancer Care for Band 5 Staff Nurse posts on C3.

C3 is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic and experienced nurse to join our Chemotherapy Day Unit team. The successful candidate will be joining a nursing team that provides ongoing care for oncology patients in a day unit setting, including 2 outreach centres at Oakhaven and Countess Mountbatten House. You will be working with the wider multidisciplinary team in supporting patients throughout their cancer journey including new patients, patients receiving chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, and routine follow-up patients. This role provides a real opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge base while being supported by a senior and experienced team.
Working in Cancer Care will provide you with an excellent opportunity develop your clinical skills whilst enhancing your knowledge of Oncology. You will also be supported and encouraged to further develop your career with opportunities to attend cancer care courses at Masters and Degree level. C3 is developing into a nurse led unit so we also have opportunities to undertake a Masters in Advanced Nurse Practice. C3 is a progressive unit that is undergoing a lot of change in order to provide patients with the best care while undergoing their cancer treatment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking and supportive team. Competency in intravenous therapy and chemotherapy administration is desirable but not essential. If you do not have these skills you will be offered training and support to develop these skills.

Southampton is expanding specialist and advanced treatments for cancer and we are looking for staff that have the drive and passion to take these forward. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses with a genuine interest in cancer care, along with a commitment to continuous learning, team work and mutual support in return we can offer you opportunities to enhance your skills and be part of a forward thinking and supportive multi professional team.

C3 opening hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm and Saturday 8am – 4pm. Informal visits are highly encouraged.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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