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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/06/2020.

Lead Nurse (Band 7)

Job Reference: J223-A-20-0721

Employer:
The London Clinic
Department:
Cancer Services
Location:
London
Salary:
Up to £48,416

We have an exciting opportunity for Lead Apheresis Nurse (Band 7 equivalent) to join our Cancer Services Team at our Duchess of Devonshire Wing in Central London, W1G 6JA (Close to Baker Street & Regents Park tube stations).

The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, where we pride ourselves on our values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything we do. The Duchess of Devonshire Wing is our award-winning cancer centre,which includes state-of-the-art radiotherapy, chemotherapy suites and 47 dedicated patient bedrooms for Oncology & Haematology patients.

Job Description

The London Clinic provides Peripheral Blood Stem Cell collections (PBSC) for various registries, as well as for The Clinic’s patients undergoing stem cell transplants. The Lead Apheresis Nurse will work with relevant key stake holders in ensuring that the service provision is of quality and is in line with the set- standards by Clinic and the external regulatory bodies. They will ensure that the apheresis practice is based on current evidence, staff competencies and the mandatory training is up to date.

  • This is a full time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours a week.
  • The inclusive salary range for this position is £40,232 - £48,416 per annum, depending upon skills and experiences.
  • The successful candidate will also be entitled to our comprehensive benefits package including: contribution pension scheme; Private Medical Healthcare; 25 day’s annual leave; season ticket travel loan and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide specialist knowledge, expertise and care for patients and donors.
  • To provide specialist training within apheresis area as required.
  • To maintain the specialist apheresis service in accordance with service requirements, quality management, JACIE and Human Tissue Authority.
  • To ensure that the pre-collection donor/ patient medical assessment is complete prior to both autologous and allogenic stem cell collections.
  • To provide patient information for apheresis procedures and ensure that informed consent has been obtained.
  • Undertake any other projects or duties as agreed with Matron or the Manager of the unit.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registration
  • 5yrs post registration
  • Minimum of 3yrs experience in apheresis or area of relevance

 

Join a supportive and warm working culture, where your contribution is valued,and you can help us deliver our three core values: Caring, Inspiring and Pioneering, which summarise our belief in integrity, compassion and high quality service. We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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