At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Day Care and Ambulatory Care UnitBand 6 Senior Staff Nurse
The Teenage and Young Adult Service is based in a specialist unit on the 3rd floor of the state of the art UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre and provides chemotherapy & supportive care Day Care, Ambulatory Care and Outpatients services for patients aged 13 to 24 years old. The unit consists of consulting rooms, treatment areas, and a recreation area known as the Teenage Cancer Trust Hub.
UCLH is committed to providing excellent care to children and young people aged 0-24. We have a dedicated multidisciplinary team providing care for young people and operate the largest clinical service for teenagers in Europe. Our Children and Young People’s Cancer service is at the forefront of specialist clinical practice and offers a unique opportunity to develop nursing skills and knowledge in this field
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our team in the Teenage and Young Adult Daycare and Ambulatory Care Unit.
You must be a band 5 or band 6 nurse (paediatric or adult) with at least 2 years of oncology experience. You must also be proficient in chemotherapy administration. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in caring for teenagers and young adults with a wide range of oncology and haematology conditions in a day care and ambulatory care setting.
You will be required to demonstrate experience and skills in this area and have leadership, development and organisation skills in order to co-ordinate safe efficient delivery of care to this patient group. You will also be required to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of delivering care to this patient group in an age appropriate setting and a desire to work with teenagers and young adults.
Working within this very rewarding environment will enhance your own professional development and at UCLH we are committed to providing education opportunities for nurses at every level. As well as first-class facilities, you’ll benefit from the support of a visible management team and a dedicated team of Clinical Practice Facilitators, excellent career and educational development opportunities and study leave.
If you would like to find out more we would encourage you to call or arrange an informal visit to our service.For further details / informal visits contact:Christine HeadleyWard Sister, Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Day-Care and Ambulatory Care, UCLHDirect line Apply| Mobile Apply Apply All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.