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Clinical Sister

Job Reference: 230-22205493-MED-A

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Dorothea Oncology Unit, Nuneaton
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Please note:

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC where all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails/messages sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

Chemotherapy Sister – Band 6

About us
Here at George Eliot our vision to ‘excel at patient care’ takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication
excellence and safety in everything we do
Challenge but support
Expect respect and dignity
Local health that inspires confidence

The Role

Dorothea Unit is excited to be recruiting 2 permanent band 6 chemotherapy clinical Sister posts at George Eliot Hospital. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and overall professional experience. Those who are interested in applying should have at least two years’ experience at band 5 in oncology, with chemotherapy experience and competency.
The Dorothea Unit is our dedicated Oncology/Haematology Day Unit we are open Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm. We offer a friendly working environment with the support to develop. The unit offers nurses the opportunity to gain experience in treating and supporting patients and their families undergoing a broad spectrum of systemic anti-cancer treatments (classic chemotherapy and new targeted treatments), blood transfusions and a variety of other supportive treatments.

As a Band 6 you will be undertaking clinical care responsibilities in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team on a daily basis. You will be accountable for the day to day management of patient care and a clinical are supervising junior members of the team. You will also be expected to provide guidance and support to a group of patients and their carers, whilst developing other members of the chemotherapy team.

Skills in chemotherapy administration, cannulation / phlebotomy and the care of central venous access devices are essential but further development opportunities will be available to the successful candidates.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Sr Kay Fox


Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Closing date: 17/04/2020
Interview Date: 24/04/2020

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications
so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise
and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Sr Kay Fox

How we process your data:

By applying for this post you are consenting to the Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, TRAC. In this connection your submitted application form will remain in the Trac system for 400 days after which time it will be automatically deleted.

The Equality and Diversity data you provide as part of your application is used for monitoring and reporting purposes only and is not available to recruiting managers at any stage of the process.

The Job application data you provide will be used to assess your application for employment at GEH, to verify your information and conduct reference checks, and to communicate with you. If you accept employment with GEH, the information collected will become part of your employment record and will be used for employment purposes and transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to complete a DBS application. Positive disclosures will be handled in accordance with the Trust DBS Policy.

All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.


In response to NICE guidance and to support the reduction of health harm from tobacco, the Trust has a smoke-free site policy which applies to anyone on Trust sites. Staff who smoke will be supported to quit or not smoke whilst on Trust sites.

The Trust is part of a 'Foundation Group' through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. This Partnership is a great sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.

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.

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