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Staff Nurse - General Oncology

Job Reference: 282-P9499-B

Employer:
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Nursing
Location:
The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea
Salary:
£33,660 - £43,307 pa inc

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.


Maternity Cover, Fixed Term contract 9 Months contract July 2019-February 2020 The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is one of the leading cancer centres in the world and has an international reputation for the care and treatment it provides. The Royal Marsden serves a local, regional, national and international population from two hospital sites, Chelsea and Sutton. Associated to Royal Marsden Hospital School of Cancer Nursing you can have your competences developed with opportunities to join the school on your further studies.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Band 6, Staff Nurse for Wiltshaw Ward. The ward consists in 17 rooms, providing specialist facilities for the care of haemato-oncology and medical patients, with a nursing patient ratio of 1 to 3 patients.

 

The successful candidate will be an oncology nurse with the vision and passion to help optimise high quality patient care. Being a good team leader and team player you will work together with the Manager and the other nursing team leaders to help foster good communication and improved processes to enhance the patient pathway. This is a demanding but very rewarding role with a Trust that is committed to the on-going development of its staff. An ideal next step if you have the right blend of skills and experience to join us. You should possess a first level degree and a relevant haemato-oncology or cancer qualification/ experience.

 

The post is a Maternity Cover from July 2019 to February 2020 inclusive.

 

Informal visits are encouraged.

 

Our Private Care team runs the most successful NHS private patient unit in the UK and all of the income generated is reinvested in research, facilities and clinical care for the benefit of all our NHS and private patients. In 2020 we will be opening our new cancer centre for private patients located in Cavendish Square, Marylebone Central London.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Patricia Oliveira, Wiltshaw Ward Sister, 020 7808 4595.

 

 




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.

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.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore 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 Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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