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Oncology Support Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Division B - Oncology Sarcoma
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
180-BRN-181569
Employer
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
Town
Cambridge
Salary
£28,050 to £36,644 p.a. pro rata
Closing
26/10/2018 23:59
Interview date
13/11/2018

 

 

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 have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic registered nurse to join the Sarcoma and diagnostic team. 

You will support predominately the Sarcoma Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and in providing specialist nursing care to patients with cancer within the Oncology department. (However you may be required to support other specialities in Oncology as required -predominately with telephone triaige).

You would ideally have oncology/palliative care experience and be able to demonstrate expert nursing skills. You should be a motivated team member with evidence of good communication and organisational skills. You will be offered the opportunity to develop and increase your specialist knowledge across all Oncology sites through cross cover working whilst providing quality care for patients during this period.

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.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Kimberly Bennett, Macmillan Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist on 01223 349083 or kimberly.bennett@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Lorraine Muffett, Deputy Lead CNS Oncology 01223 256676

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01223 217038