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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/06/2022.

Sister/Charge Nurse - Haematology

Job Reference: J223-A-22-3414

The London Clinic
Cancer Services
£43,129 - £49,650 + night shift enhancement

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sister / Charge Nurse (Band 6 equivalent) to join our Haematology/Stem Cell Transplant Unit based at our award-winning Cancer Centre in London, W1G 6JA. We are offering a competitive inclusive salary range of £43,129 - £49,650 per annum, plus 10% night-shift enhancement.We are alsooffering an attractive £5,000 ‘Golden Hello welcome’ incentive payment to successful candidates who join us*.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals. Our Stem Cell Transplant unit is a purpose-built facility which has gone on to become one of Anthony Nolan’s largest stem cell collection centres in Europe for peripheral blood and bone marrow volunteer donors. There are 12 beds in the unit which features positive pressure ventilation and HEPA filtration and allows us to treat and care for patients with haematological malignancies with SACT and stem cell transplant: Allogeneic, Autologous, Cord, Haplo and CAR-T therapy.


Job Profile

To assist the Ward Manager in ensuring the department is efficiently and effectively managed at all times, and to be responsible for the delivery of the highest standards of care and services.


  • Job Location:This role is located at The London Clinic’s Duchess of Devonshire Wingin 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.
  • Shift Pattern:We offer different shifts/working patterns which include; Long Days only inc. Weekends or Nights only inc. Weekends or rotational Days/Nights inc. weekends.
  • Salary:The attractive salary range for this role is £43,129 - £49,650 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

  • Responsible for individualised patient care acting as the named nurse, using a holistic, pro-active and dynamic approach to all patients with oncological/haematological care needs.
  • Ensure effective use of manpower and resources in relation to the dependency of patients in keeping with current editions of the FACT-JACIE accreditation standards.
  • Provide leadership and motivation and to be flexible in staffing situations, deputising for the ward manager when necessary.
  • Organise and participate in teaching, assessing and orientating staff as well as supporting in the training programmes regarding blood transfusion competencies.
  • Participate in our UKONS Triage acute oncology service bleep holder scheme.
  • Develop and participate in research based practice, quality assurance and clinical and local audits.


Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • Post registration course in either haematology, stem cell transplant module/modules, chemotherapy administration and/or cancer foundation course.
  • Post registration experience working on an Oncology and/or Haematology Unit is preferred.
  • Experience in Stem Cell Transplantation is advantageous with Stem cell return & Blood transfusion competencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a calm and pleasant disposition and 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.

*The Golden Hello Bonus T&Cs are available to applicants during the application process, please do ask for more details. This Bonus has been approved for this particular vacancy and is not in conjunction with any other vacancy at The London Clinic, unless clearly stated. This incentive may be withdrawn should The London Clinic deem it necessary to do so without notice.

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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