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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/04/2021.

Senior Nursing Assistant

Job Reference: 321-SW-ONC-ASSISTANT-B3

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer Support
Churchill Hospital, Oxford
£19,373 - £21,142 £19,373 to £21,142 per annum pro

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.

Band 3 Senior Nursing Assistants

Oncology Ward, Cancer Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Are you a Nursing Assistant looking for opportunities to progress your career?

Are you keen to learn more about oncology and develop your skills?

Would you enjoy working in a rewarding setting?

If the answer is yes then read on!

We are recruiting for Senior Nursing Assistants to join our nursing teams in oncology based at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford. We’re looking for experienced Nursing Assistants with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who are keen to learn and take on new clinical skills to work alongside our nursing teams. We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and professional approach to the delivery of care, ensuring the best patient experience. Candidates should be excellent team players with the ability to use their own initiative and judgement to resolve issues. They should also have a tactful, sensitive manner, work well under pressure, with a flexible approach and a willingness to suggest ideas for improvements. Previous Nursing Assistant experience and successful completion of the Care Certificate (or equivalent healthcare qualification) is essential, along with an ability to demonstrate compassion and a commitment to learning new skills.

Successful candidates can look forward to working in a professional environment with teams that are passionate about delivering outstanding care to patients and their families. There are many opportunities for personal and professional development for candidates who shine and want to progress their career within the NHS.

For further details please call Ward Sister Arisha Klapiscak:

Tel. 01865 235035 or email:

(Please don't send CV's).

Closing Date-20th April 2021


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NameArisha KlapiscakAdditional contact information

For further details please call Ward Sister Arisha Klapiscak:

Tel. 01865 235035 or email:

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.

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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.

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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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