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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/10/2021.

Staff Nurse (Oncology Outpatients)

Job Reference: 328-JCSM-3447200

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Radiotherapy Outpatients Department
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)

30 Hours per week (Fixed Term – 12 Months)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated individual who is looking to expand their knowledge in the holistic care of patients undergoing treatments for a wide range of cancers and medical conditions. You will join the oncology team who specialise in oncology and radiotherapy patients.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience within oncology nursing. Ideally you will be competent at delivering oral chemotherapy, but training would be provided for the right candidate. You will be expected to work as part of a team as well as using your own initiative and will be positively encouraged to recognise and develop service improvement.

In return you will be working within a proactive, dynamic team, supporting delivery of a first class service and will have the opportunity to positively influence care for cancer patients and their families.

There is an expectation that you will rotate within the day unit departments to support your development and service provision.

For further information and informal discussions please contact Andrina Suggitt Clinical Sister on extension 54751.

This vacancy will close when we receive sufficient completed applications.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:-

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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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