Join us and help us deliver this vision to more than 500,000 people across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) includes Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department at Alderney Hospital.
Here on the south coast we enjoy a great place to live and a friendly and caring place to work. Every day, we value great team work, improving and adapting, communicating well and taking pride in what we do for patients.
This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided in our region. As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at Poole Hospital. We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.
An exciting opportunity has arisen on our Haematology Inpatient Ward for an experienced and motivated Chemotherapy/SACT trained cancer nurse. This individual will be able to assist the ward sister in leading the multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care to patients with a variety of cancers and haematological disorders.
The Haematology inpatient ward is part of the Cancer Care Directorate
The deputy sister/charge nurse post will support the ward sister to lead the existing proactive and highly skilled team, which prides itself on high quality patient focused care.
All applicants must have experience of regular shift coordination, leadership skills, specialist knowledge and skills in the care and treatment of oncology and Haematology patients. They will need to have 6 months current experience of administering chemotherapy/SACT and demonstrate extended scope of practice and skills to support the development of the Ward. The applicant will demonstrate an energy and true enthusiasm for the speciality and service development.
The successful candidate will provide expert knowledge, high quality care and psychological support to patients and their families requiring treatment and will assist the ward sister in the development of the ward acting as resource for education and compliance with national and local initiatives.
Interviews Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 and applicants invited to interview will be required to do a 15 minute screen presentation.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ward Sister Faye Jordan Apply Now >> or email ( Email address removed )
Vacancies may be removed before the end date if applicant numbers are high.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
1. Please show us that you are right for this job by relating your application to the criteria for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column.
2. You will find out if you have been shortlisted by checking your email (including junk and spam mail) and NHS jobs account regularly. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date we regret that your application is unsuccessful this time.
3. If you join us and need a DBS check, we will deduct from your salary all or some of the cost (dependent on your banding) currently £48.43. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13.00 p.a. but you need to sign up for this asap via their website.
4. If you come with no previous NHS experience, it is usual to appoint to the minimum of the band.
5. The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. We seek to establish a workforce as diverse as the population we serve.
6. In completing this application you are giving us permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work with us. Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).
7. Travel expenses are not always payable so please check with HR before you travel.
8. Appointment to the post is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.
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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