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Practice Development Nurse - Haematology

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum (inc HCA)
29/09/2019 23:59
Interview date

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people with Haematology Malignancies/diseases and sickle cell disease?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, dynamic and motivated registered nurse to join our Practice Development Team within the Haematology Unit.

Are you a forward thinking nurse? Do you have a passion for teaching, assessing and developing nursing staff and students? Do you want to help improve patient care and the service as a whole to help cultivate a competent and experienced workforce? If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you to develop your career further, then we are keen to hear from you.

The Department of Haematological Medicine at King’s is one of the leading UK centres for the care of patients with Haematological disorders. The department employs a team of specialist consultants and nurses who collectively provide a comprehensive haematology service covering diagnosis and treatment. We are one of the top UK NHS Foundation Trusts who provides care for patients with malignant disorders (leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, Aplastic Anaemia, MDS) and the largest centre for Sickle Cell Disease.

Our service comprises of 4 haematology wards, the Haematology Outpatient Unit and Apheresis. We are currently expanding the service and have opened UK Leukaemia ambulatory service in 2016. Our department is exciting, innovative and challenging. This is a great opportunity for you to join a highly skilled, dynamic, enthusiastic and friendly multidisciplinary team with an international reputation. Our reputation is based on constantly improving our skills and inspiring others to improve patients’ experiences. 

The role involves active participation and facilitation of staff development in a wards and out-patient ‘s environment and working clinically with all grades of nursing staff to promote a positive learning environment and to enhance the skills and expertise of qualified nurses and student nurses.

The post holder must have excellent communication skills and work collaboratively with the senior nursing team and the wider PDN Team to promote Trust-wide initiatives.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Haematology Practice Education Lead – Diana Comerford  e-mail address:

Advert closing date: 29th September 2019 

Interview Date: 23rd October 2019