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Flexible Working Contract Oncology/Haematology





Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:28/02/2019

About the facility

At HCA Healthcare UK we have a large Cancer Network, providing world-class cancer care across multiple hospitals and facilities, at the forefront of this in Manchester is The Christie Private Care. With this comprehensive network we have the facilities and expertise to diagnose, treat and support the recovery of patients with all forms and stages of cancer. Our expert team brings together word-leading surgeons, Haematologists, Oncologists and Nursing staff to deliver the highest standard of care.

We are currently recruiting for Nurses to join our flexible annualised hours workforce and to be part of these growing clinical teams consisting of world renowned experts from top NHS institutions. You will have the ability to grow and develop your nursing career, academically and professionally, whilst working at the forefront of the cancer healthcare industry.

Job Description

Annualised hours nurses are permanent, contracted nurses that work across HCA Healthcare UK, choosing the clinical specialties, hours and shifts that best suit them. These nurses are known as bureau nurses have an ‘annualised hours’ contract, with the benefits of a flexible working pattern.

Salary: £31,972 to £45,754 per annum (depending on experience and banding)

As a member of our flexible working oncology nursing team your key role will be to plan and deliver a first class service to our patients and potentially administering chemotherapy (if certified to do so). We make sure that the nurse to patient ratio is low in all of our facilities, which gives you the time to dedicate to the patients you are looking after

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family’s needs
  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Decontaminate equipment, ensuring it is in good working order
  • Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
  •  Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
  • All ad hoc nursing duties as required by permanent staff
Skills and Experience
  • RGN with valid NMC Pin
  • Relevant post graduate experience within a UK hospital setting
  • Phlebotomy, cannulation, CVAD access and chemotherapy experience
  • Previous haematology/oncology experience
  • Previous exposure to palliative care would be advantageous
  • Chemotherapy administration certificate would be desirable
About the Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. 

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results. 

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.