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Cancer Centre & Haematology Outpatients Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
430-MED104A-A
Site
Cancer Services (Dept)
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/05/2022 23:59

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

 

Job overview

Milton Keynes Cancer services team have an exciting opportunity for a band 5 staff nurse to joint their Cancer Centre and Haematology outpatient department. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience/knowledge in working within an outpatient setting or has an interest in Oncology and Haematology nursing. 

Main duties of the job

The aim of the post is to lead and support the current outpatient service in a rapidly growing service to lead a provide a supportive and  prompt service with  appropriate Holistic management providing patients and their families with a high standard of care.

The extremely motivated post holder will require highly developed interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills. They must be able to demonstrate sound leadership skills along with vision and the ability to influence others in the provision of high standards of care for all patients and their families. The post holders will be innovative and participate in improving service development through audit and peer review measures.

This rapidly expanding modern and busy service offers many training opportunities for their staff.  This developing service is supported by a forward thinking & supportive Management Team, Nurse Practitioners, Palliative Care Team & Macmillan Information and Support Centre.

We firmly believe in holistic care, and we have a strong patient partnership group who work alongside us to improve services.

Working for our organisation

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will uphold and display Trust values of Commitment, Care & Quality Key roles and responsibilities:

The post holder will demonstrate Leadership to motivate the department and team to ensure excellent nursing care supervision and support to junior staff.

The post holder will support the day to day running of the outpatient service in the cancer centre and Haematology unit, participating in outpatient consultations as a support to the Consultant and nurse leads alongside providing chaperone support to patients and their families.

To support the maintenance of a productive outpatient area, maintaining high standards of care as well as maintaining infection control and confidentiality ensuring patients and families dignity are maintained.

To ensure there is updated information available within the clinical areas and this is reviewed on a regular basis, working with the Specialist nurses and Consultants.

To support the blood rooms and maintain skills to assist with venepuncture as required. Also to support the running of the outpatient procedure rooms for bone marrow procedures and in the future PICC line insertions.

Please refer to the job description for full details.

Person specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • RGN
  • Evidence of ongoing development and education related to speciality
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities
Desirable criteria
  • Diploma in ENB 998 / or equivalent Nursing
  • An awareness of relevant political & professional issues in health care.

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in a relevant clinical area.
Desirable criteria
  • Post registration Experience in mentoring and assessing, students

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to prioritise work and to co-ordinate your clinical area
Desirable criteria
  • Special skills in an area of nursing desirable (Oncology and Hameatology)

Personal and people development

Essential criteria
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Outpatient service.
  • Demonstrates a high level of commitment to professional development, training and education

Specific requirements

Essential criteria
  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoHSJ Best places to workDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodArmed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Sally Burnie
Job title
Head of Cancer Services
Telephone number
01908660033