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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2022.

Staff Nurse - Oncology

Job Reference: J223-A-22-3310

The London Clinic
£34,534 - £43,129 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Oncology Staff Nurse to join our Oncology Inpatients Unit at The London Clinic. We are offering a competitive inclusive salary range of £34,534 - £43,129 per annum, plus a 10% night-shift enhancement. The London Clinic has a supportive and warm working culture where your contribution is valued, and you can help us deliver our three core values: “We go further”, “We work as one” and “We personalise care.”

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We have circa 1300 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise. Our Oncology Inpatients unit comprises of 18 beds, all in separate, private en-suite rooms where we treat a range of cancers at The London Clinic including; Brain, Pancreatic, Cervical, Head & Neck, Bowel, Lung, Prostate, Bladder, Neuroendocrine, Skin, and Uterine cancer.


Job Profile

As a Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for the delivery of high standards of care and service to the patients and to work within a team to provide assessment and evaluation of care.


  • Job Location: This role is located at The London Clinic’s Duchess of Devonshire Wing in London, W1G 6JA (Close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).
  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Sunday. Shifts include; rotational Long Days, Nights & Weekends.
  • Salary: The attractive salary range for this role is £34,534 - £43,129 per annum, plus a 10% night-shift enhancement.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services, plus an extensive range of other benefits. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for individualised patient care acting as the named nurse and providing efficient, effective and evidence based nursing care to cancer patients at the Clinic.
  • Facilitate the provision of a co-ordinated, high quality inpatient service to cancer patients, and promote safe practice and professional conduct.
  • Competent in the administration of the SACT and the recognition of life threatening and/or oncology emergencies and acting appropriately.
  • Ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team, as well as organise workload in line with clinical priorities.
  • Ensure legibility and accuracy of nursing records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act in the Clinic Data Protection Policy.


Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC registration.
  • Post registration course in Chemotherapy Administration/SACT Chemo sign-off is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided.
  • Post-registration experience working in a UK acute hospital setting with Oncology nursing experience.
  • IV Drug administration experience we experience of looking after acutely unwell patients.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good problem solving and organisational skills.


The London Clinic holds charitable status, and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes. The CQC rated us as ‘Good’, and Macmillan, one of the UK’s largest cancer charities, graded our cancer care ‘excellent.’

Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 170+ beds and 10 theatres, and The Duchess of Devonshire Wing is our award-winning cancer centre, which also comprises of 8 levels, including state-of-the-art radiotherapy & chemotherapy suites as well as 47 dedicated patient bedrooms. With the latest advances in surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy  and immunotherapy, we treat an extensive range of cancers.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.  

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.

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