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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/10/2020.

SACT Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 321-SW1-SACT-NURSE-B5

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Oncology
Churchill Hospital, Oxford & Horton General Hospital, Banbury, Oxford
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


SACT Staff Nurse Band 5

Day Treatment Unit, Cancer Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

& Brodey Centre, Horton Hospital, Banbury

The role of a SACT (systemic anti-cancer therapies) nurse is to provide care for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy or one of the new treatments (e.g. immunotherapies) and is a challenging and rewarding field of nursing.

We in the Oxford Cancer & Haematology Day Treatment Unit (DTU) and the Brodey Centre in Banbury are looking to recruit nurses who are kind, committed, motivated and forward thinking to complement our team to deliver the best care for patients receiving these treatments. The units are open Monday – Friday: 8am-7pm and Saturday: 8am-4pm. Cross site working between Oxford and Banbury will be expected as needed, so a full UK driving licence and access to a car is essential. The posts are full time: 37.5hrs/week.

Training and support to progress through competency learning packages for cannulation & venepuncture and care of patients with central venous access devices, along with obtaining a qualification in ‘Caring for a Patient Receiving Chemotherapy’ is provided.

Post registration experience and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team is essential. Oncology or haematology experience is desirable but not essential.

If you would like to discuss these posts or have further questions, please contact the DTU Sisters:

Jane Burke 01865 235576

or Liz Mellish 01865 235577

or Brodey Centre Sister Lisa Aston 01295 224197


Closing Date 12th October 2020



For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJane Burke; Liz Mellish, Lisa AstonAdditional contact information

DTU Sisters: Jane Burke 01865 235576,

or Liz Mellish 01865 235577

or Brodey Centre Sister Lisa Aston 01295 224197


No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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.

UK Registration

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

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