Chemotherapy Nurse - Band 6

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
09 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the 'as is' and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

Have you got what it takes to seize an exciting opportunity to work as part of our oncology team? Are you an experienced chemotherapy nurse or do you want to consider a career with us in this ever evolving specialty?

We want to hear from applicants that have a genuine interest to develop their careers within this specialty and who are passionate about providing a high standard of care to their patients. You should be highly patient focused, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic.

In return we will provide you with a period of supervision and induction, offering you both personal and professional development opportunities and support you with in your educational needs.

The Chemotherapy Unit at Southend Hospital is a purpose built 22 bedded unit, and is the regional centre for South Essex.

The unit provides care for patients receiving outpatient Chemotherapy for oncological/haematological malignancies .The nursing staff in this nurse led unit are experts in providing high quality care, undertaking patient assessments, symptom control, management of complications as a result of treatments/disease and give expert advice to all our patients and other health professionals.

Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employee's, such as a very desirable Pension scheme and Staff Discounts, we also boast a number of other incentives, an onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members and with an initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 10 years' service.

Southend is also a great place to live, with easy quick access to the sea, city and countryside. So if you are interested please apply!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann McCourt
( Email address removed )
01702 435555

  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days
  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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