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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2021.

Senior Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 282-SB12134

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea
£38,768 - £46,124 pa inc pro rata

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 3,900 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals – one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey – as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits and learning and development opportunities. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe and a leader in the field of cancer care with a successful record of innovation in nursing care, pioneering new treatments and the development of anti-cancer drugs. It is an exciting time to become part of the RMH Endoscopy team with the coming development state of the art Endoscopy Oak Centre at Sutton RMH and future expansion of Chelsea RMH site.
The Endoscopy practitioner/nurse role provides an invaluable patient focused service, working within the clinical units of the hospital. The main responsibilities will be assisting in minor to major endoscopy procedures, supporting the endoscopy preassessment, working as part of the decontamination team, supervising the endoscopy decontamination technician and junior practitioners in the decontamination process and assisting in clinical procedures. One important aspect of the clinical role is to ensure that individual is working in accordance with JAG Standards in the endoscopy department.
There are training opportunity for all the RMH employees as part of our vision to develop a well led workforce in providing a high quality service at this leading specialist centre which prides itself on clinical excellence.
We are looking for candidate who is enthusiastic and experienced, willing to learn, who enjoys patient contact and working in a multi-disciplinary environment to support the delivery of a quality service. You must be able to demonstrate good clinical skills, good communication skills, flexibility, and reliability and have an organised approach to work. Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to have the flexibility of covering cross sites services.
We are looking for a dependable and highly adaptable individual who is able to work as part of the endoscopy team and has the ability to fit in and proactively contribute to the existing team.
This role is an excellent opportunity to develop your endoscopy skills in a fast moving and dynamic department within the NHS.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

An informal visit to the department is highly recommended.

For an informal discussion or follow up information, please contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDiogo FidalgoJob titleEndoscopy Charge NurseEmail addressdiogo.fidalgo@rmh.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Lian Lee, Matron- Endoscopy, Decontamination/Day Surgery/Interventional Radiology,

The Royal Marsden values diversity and is committed to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority groups. We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential. We are committed to this because we know that greater diversity and inclusion will lead to an even greater positive impact for the people we serve.

Internal applicants from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to seek development support such as work shadowing and interview skills coaching.

Flu Vaccination – What We Expect of our Staff

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

At The Royal Marsden we have an immune compromised patient population who we must protect as much as we can against the flu virus. Each year, seasonal flu affects thousands of people in the UK. Occurring mainly in winter, it is an infectious respiratory disease capable of producing symptoms ranging from those similar to a common cold, through to very severe or even fatal disease.

The wellbeing of our staff and patients is of the upmost importance to us, and it is the expectation of The Royal Marsden that all patient-facing staff have an annual flu vaccination, provided free of charge by the Trust.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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