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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/06/2022.

Ward Manager - Haematology

Job Reference: J223-A-22-3379

The London Clinic
Cancer Services
£50,840 - £56,802 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Ward Manager to oversee our Haematology/Stem Cell Unit based at our award-winning Cancer Centre in London. We are offering an inclusive salary range of £50,840 - £56,802 per annum.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals. Our stem cell unit is a purpose-built facility which features positive pressure ventilation and HEPA filtration and allows us to treat and care for patients with serious blood disorders and blood cancers. There are 12 beds in the unit where we treat haematological malignancies. Through our association with Anthony Nolan, we are a major stem cell collection centre for peripheral blood and bone marrow volunteer donors.


Job Description

To be a visible clinical leader for the haematology nursing teams empowering them to deliver consistently outstanding safe person-centred care.

  • Job Type: Permanent and Full Time
  • Shifts: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (and as per service requirements) Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package including a contributory pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 days annual leave (inclusive), as well as a wide range of other benefits.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • To support the Modern Matron in the development and maintenance of a just culture, embedding a safety culture within the haematology service.
  • To be responsible for the day to day operational and clinical management of the Haematology Day Unit (including Apheresis unit) and the Haematology In-patient ward.
  • To be responsible for the identification of learning and development needs of the haematology nursing team and to work with the Modern Matron and the L&D team to manage these.
  • To be a visible clinical expert in the delivery of chemotherapy agents, working clinically on the units to provide specialist nursing care to ensure that patients and carers have a high-quality experience and care delivered is safe, responsive and effective.
  • To be responsible for ensuring compliance and maintenance of all aspects of JACIE (Joint Accreditation Committee of ISCT (International Society of Cellular Therapy) – Europe and EBMT (European Blood and Marrow Transplant group), HTA (Human Tissue Act) and FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy) standards.

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • Experience within a Haem/Oncology Unit with experience in the administration and safe handling of SACT.
  • Experience of stem cell transplants including: bone marrow, PBSC, allogenic and autologous transplants. CAR-T cell therapies.
  • Previous experience managing a Haem/Oncology UK hospital department
  • Strong leadership, people management & excellent communication skills.


We are an organisation that has charitable status, and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

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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