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Career Nursing Opportunities - Oncology & Haematology

Reference:HCA13267

Location:London

Salary:Competitive

Facility:Corporate

Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:30/06/2030

About the facility

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

At HCA Healthcare UK we have a large Cancer Network, providing world-class cancer care across multiple hospitals and facilities, these include but are not limited to; LOC, The Princess Grace, The Wellington Hospital, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital and our NHS Joint Ventures. 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 Staff Nurses and Senior Staff Nurse to be part of these growing clinical teams consisting of world renowned experts from top NHS institutions in London. 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.

You 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

We are recruiting for Oncology and Haematology Staff Nurses and Senior Staff Nurses to work across our oncology/haematology departments across our hospitals. You will be providing care for Oncology / Haematology patients from diagnosis, collaborative treatment planning, chronic pain control, to integration into the community and end of life care. 

This rewarding and yet challenging role allows empathetic and caring nursing to utilise the full range of nursing skills from diagnosis support, patient and relative education, administering chemotherapy and treating all illness related symptoms, medically, physically, emotionally and mentally.

We understand that cancer care is a challenging field and our friendly team work closely together to adopt a supportive culture. As part of HCA Healthcare our team are offered emotional support and career development. 

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week on internal rotation to include days, nights and weekends.

Staff Nurse Salary: £31,630 - £35,822  (dependent upon skills and experience) plus 9% enhancements. 
Senior Staff Nurse Salary: £35,673 - £40,401 (dependent upon skills and experience) plus 9% shift enhancements.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Sister/Charge Nurse your role as a Staff Nurse/Senior Staff Nurse is to treat all patients in their private room environment with dignity and respect, focusing on making a difference by offering  individualised and one-on-one patient care and comfort to them and their relatives.
  • Assess, plan, deliver, evaluate and implement the highest of nursing standards covering specialisms; Cancer Care, Haematological disorders, Breast Care, Gastro, Skin, Liver and HPB.
  • Work in a highly experienced and specialist multi-disciplinary team, alongside leading specialist nurses and world class consultants.
  • Utilise and work with all support services internally and build strong relationships with your patient and your support team, closely monitor conditions of patients and report any concerns as necessary. 
  • Administer Chemotherapy if qualified, conduct patient teaching, managing their illness and 
  • accurately document all patient records onto the computerised systems.
  • Adhere to all patient safety standard operating procedures, codes of conduct in line with NMC and Clinical Governance policies.
  • Take part in ward audits and contribute to the ongoing research based care and other practice development initiatives.
Skills and Experience
  • Registered General Nurse with full NMC registration.
  • Experience in the field of Oncology (Medical and/or Surgical).
  • Chemo trained is desirable but not essential. 
  • Excellent communication skills who utilizes an emphatic and caring approach to patients whose 
  • diagnosis and treatment are often painful and life-threatening.
  • Supportive team player who is flexible to the needs of the department and willing to progress and continuously develop.
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.