Chemotherapy/Research Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Division B - CCTC
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospial-Division B
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a. pro rata
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Come Nurse with us…

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

We are currently seeking research nurses to join our ever growing team in the Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre (CCTC - ).  If you are an energetic, enthusiastic and flexible person this job could be for you!

  • Exciting opportunity to work in a rapidly moving field of cancer research.
  • Work with world class medics in current cutting edge cancer therapy development.
  • Your time will be split between running your own portfolio of cancer research studies, providing clinical care and acting as research lead for the Oncology Day Unit (ODU).
  • Live in an exciting, friendly and vibrant city with great social opportunities and great transport links to the UK and Europe.

Your role will include:

  • Screening, recruiting and co-ordinating treatment for patients on current dynamic trials.
  • Working clinically and leading on clinical trials within the ODU.
  • Liaising with patients, consultants and external companies regarding the effects of the trial/medications.
  • Working autonomously as well as part of a team with opportunities to shape/develop the CCTC and research provision on the ODU.

Benefits to you are:

  • Opportunities for continuous professional development – including residential courses in countryside settings!
  • Opportunities to attend investigator meetings across the globe.
  • A wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse and day nurseries.
  • Flexible working and job sharing prospects.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

A welcome subsidy of £1000 is available to all band 5 and band 6 nurses, midwives, ODPs and radiographers taking up substantive employment with the Trust.

Pay award pending from 1st April 2018.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Debra Blackstone - Senior Clinical Research Nurse

01223 348082