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Senior Staff Nurse Oncology

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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Senior Staff Nurse-Oncology

Location: Wellington Hospital– St Johns Wood, London , NW8 9SQ

Hours: Full time 37.5 (Long days, nights & Weekend rotation) 

Salary: competitive dependent on relevant experience & Skills + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 


Brilliant opportunity for a Staff Nurse to take the next step in their career development. 


As a Senior Staff Nurse, working within a multidisciplinary team, you will plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care, ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered to our patients. You will be responsible for working in a supporting experienced nursing team to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that patients are cared for in a safe, caring and comfortable environment. This will include meeting their medical, physical and emotional needs by effectively communicating with the patient and their families 

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. 


Duties and responsibilities  

  • Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs 

  • Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff and demonstrate good clinical practice at all times 

  • Work well within a team, supervising, coaching and developing junior cancer services staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary 

  • Contribute to research-based care and other practice development initiatives. 

  • Promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within our Oncology unit 


Skills and experience  

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin 

  • Substantial post registration experience with an oncology setting or similar 

  • Experience in palliative care 

  • Chemo giver -desirable 

  • Mentorship and Preceptorship experience, and a desire to work towards an ENB 998 certificate 

  • Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills 


About Us 


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

From complex care to straightforward procedures in both adults and children, HCA Healthcare UK provides exceptional care across our six world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient and diagnostics centres, and NHS partnerships. 

HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards. 


The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 

The role is based in the 17 bed oncology and medical ward. There is a mixture of acutely unwell patients, chemotherapy patients and end of life patients.  


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. 



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