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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/04/2021.

Band 5 Chemotherapy Nurse

Job Reference: 290-BCT-9

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Chemotherapy Nurse
Charing Cross Hospital, London
£29,888 - £36,738 Pa Inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


Job Summary

To work accordingly to the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines and as a named nurse for a defined group of patients and take responsibility:

• To provide high quality nursing care and participate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs for the patient group.

• To deliver compassionate person-centred care for patients and their families/carers that promotes dignity and respect.

• To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients by participating in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care/treatment plans.

• To develop specialist skills and knowledge within the field of chemotherapy and oncology nursing.

• To be responsive to patients, relatives and carers concerns as they arise and take appropriate action to address or escalate as appropriate.

• To deputise in the absence of senior nursing staff as and when required.
• To assume responsibility for undertaking tasks delegated by the nominated line manager, including mentoring roles, link nurse responsibilities, auditing, clinical governance and local initiatives that support all clinical quality external accreditation, for example Care Quality Commission (CQC) essential standards, Safety Thermometer, Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN), Quality Accounts, NHS Litigation Authority, as well as, statutory bodies (e.g. JACIE, National Cancer Standards, CHKS).

• Contribute to the development of services and quality improvement initiatives within a collaborative framework to enhance patient experience and to ensure standards of care are maintained at the highest level.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Rebecca Johl

Email address:

Telephone number: 07767754021

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please note once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

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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