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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/04/2020.

Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 470-19-681-CJF

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Chemotherapy Unit
Newport, Isle of Wight
£24,214 - £30,112 (Band 5)

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We service a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Further details about our Trust, working and living on the Island is provided in the navigation panels 'additional documentation' and 'further links' sections.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust looks forward to receiving your application.

Staff Nurse

Chemotherapy Unit

St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight

37.5 hours per week

£24,214 - £30,112 (Band 5)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse in the Chemotherapy Unit.

The successful candidate will become part of a small, dynamic team working in a fast paced unit providing treatment for patients in our Chemotherapy Unit

We are looking for a self-motivated, innovative and forward thinking registered nurse with commitment to develop or to demonstrate registration experience in this field.

Ideally you will have experience in the Oncology and Haematology setting and be competent in administration of Chemotherapy and Intravenous therapies. Cannulation and venepuncture skills are essential. However if you do not have this experience please discuss with the Chemotherapy Sister or Consultant Lead Cancer Nurse.

An adaptive professional approach is essential as you will deal with sensitive information.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to patient-centered care, who can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a multi-professional team.

If you are interested and would like an informal discussion, please contact


If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Natasha Luscombe, Sister on 534916 or Anne Snow, Consultant Lead Cancer Nurse on 534379.

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