Senior Staff Nurse - Giraffe Ward
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
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Full time Band 6 Nurses needed as part of the Blood, Cells and Cancer Division
Giraffe ward is a Haematology/Oncology ward that treat children from 0-12 years old. The unit provides a dynamic environment with opportunities to be involved in new research, chemotherapy and the care of children undergoing cancer treatments- such as high dose therapy, stem cell rescue and immunotherapy.
We are committed to professional development and offer extensive educational opportunities including study to degree and masters level.
Giraffe currently have several Band 6 opportunities. If you're a skilled band 5 or 6 and feel like a challenge, and want to either expand on your knowledge, leadership or learn new skill within oncology and be a part of our future for the exciting new Cancer Centre then please consider joining our unit.
Main duties of the job
The job will entail promoting a positive attitude towards continuing improvements in patient care through research and evidence based practice and acting as a mentor to students. The wards promote staff development through challenges and daily support, with excellent opportunities to build upon your knowledge base practice and nursing skills.
To be successful for this role, you will need to meet all the essential criteria outlined in the job description.
GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.
We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.
We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.
We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.
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