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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/05/2021.

Band 6 Charge Nurse - Clinical Haematology

Job Reference: 290-RB6-CH-63

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Clinical Haematology
Hammersmith Hospital, London
£37,638 - £44,780 £37,638 - £44,780 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.

Clinical Haematology

Is it in your blood to make a difference?

Currently recruiting to Charge Nurse Band 6 positions-Stem Cell Transplant/Haematology Wards


The haematology department at Hammersmith Hospital offers nurses a unique and exciting opportunity to select a career pathway that will provide a wide range of malignant and non-malignant haematology experience working at the cutting edge of technological and therapeutic advancements in care. Nurses will have the opportunity to work in one of the leading specialist haematology centres, which runs one of the largest stem cell transplant (SCT) programmes in Europe, whilst also gaining experience in caring for patients with blood diseases such as leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, sickle cell disease, aplastic anaemia, as well as, clotting disorders including haemophilia.


The haematology department operates innovative care pathways that include extended day care provision, day pain service, ambulatory care, apheresis and chemotherapy services, triage and assessment providing direct access to in-patient wards. Within this framework, nurses will have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in managing acute patients undergoing SCT that will include administration of stem cells, managing severe immunosuppression and neutropenic sepsis, developing essential skills in chemotherapy, symptom control and end of life care, as well as, being exposed to research and clinical trials. We embrace a collaborative and patient focused approach to care and take pride in developing and promoting a skilled nursing workforce to meet the demand of this expanding service.


We currently have three dedicated in-patient wards with a total of 58 beds, as well as day care services that run Mon-Sun and 24/7 emergency pathway provision through our dedicated triage and assessment areas. Two of these areas are JACIE accredited stem cell transplant wards.


We have an exciting opportunity for experienced haematology nurses who are keen to develop their specialist skills further to move into Band 6 Charge nurse roles within our SCT/Haematology wards.

To be eligible to apply, you should have completed a relevant specialist post registration module/training eg. Chemotherapy Course and be a proficient in administration of complex intravenous regimens.

We are committed to the professional development of our staff and provide a variety of educational and training opportunities that include a post-registration modular pathway to a degree in cancer care and other relevant specialist modules. We view this investment in our staff as essential to delivering high standards of patient care and positive patient experience.

So if the thought of working in an exciting and extremely rewarding specialty sounds appealing why not consider joining our dedicated team where the desire to make a difference really counts and then you will find out why haematology is in our blood.
See if a career in haematology is in your blood and watch this short film . You can see how we care for our patients, and you can get an idea of the progress and contribution you can make in our friendly and supportive team.

Please get in touch to find out more, we welcome requests for an informal visit and also look out for our Recruitment Days.

For further details / informal visits contact:

To find out more about what opportunities are currently available within the department please contact your line manager and/or:

Joy Pe Benito, Matron on 020 3313 3346 or
Karen Bradley, Senior Nurse on 020 3313 5196 or

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.

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

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