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Staff Nurse - Oncology (1 year FTC)


Location:North West


Facility:The Christie Clinic

Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:31/03/2018

About the facility

HCA Joint Ventures is an innovative branch of HCA International, working in partnership with NHS Trusts across the country.

HCA Joint Ventures provides continually high-quality treatment, within state-of-the-art facilities, supported by the latest technology and the infrastructure of large NHS hospitals. Although these joint ventures are with NHS Trusts, patients are treated in an exclusively private setting.

This particular Joint Venture is a partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, which saw the launch of The Christie Clinic in September 2010.

The Christie is an impressive and well-respected NHS Trust which is a European cancer centre providing advanced cancer care and housing the world's largest early clinical trials unit. The Christie Clinic builds on these services and provides state-of-the-art private patient facilities in the £35 million Oak Road patient treatment centre. There are continuing redevelopment works to extend both inpatient and outpatient facilities at The Christie Clinic.

Job Description

We understand that working in nursing and also in the field of cancer can be challenging, and our friendly team works closely together to adopt a supportive culture. Being part of this team you will have the opportunity to work with some fantastic professionals and will be fully supported in your role. With low patient to nurse ratios you are able to implement a high level of care and compassion to your patients and become a fundamental part of their treatment and recovery.

We pride ourselves on providing pioneering private treatment that is the first of its kind in the UK and working alongside internationally renowned specialists, you will be part of an enterprise that incorporates the world's largest private healthcare provider and one of the top NHS Trusts, delivering a compassionate and world-class service in an exclusive private ward setting.

This is a Fixed Term Contract for 1 year.

Salary: £26,358 - £29,851 per annum, dependant on experience

Duties & Responsibilities

Your role as a Staff Nurse is to act as an advocate for your patient, recognising and adhering to the patient’s, carer’s and family’s needs. You will provide specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and provide the highest standards of holistic nursing care using evidence based practice.

Skills and Experience

You must be an NMC Registered nurse from an acute hospital setting with some Oncology nursing experience.

If you think you have what it takes to work in this challenging but rewarding field of nursing then we are looking for you.

About the Individual

With a can-do attitude and a foundation of Oncology experience we will support and develop you throughout your nursing career here at HCA Healthcare UK. With on the job training, in-house training and courses available for those interested in developing within this specialism and a hunger to progress, we are committed to investing in you and your knowledge and skills.