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Matron: Post Acute Medicine Haematology & Oncology Units

Band 8a

Main area
Haematology & Oncology
Band 8a
Full time 37.5 per week (Monday to Friday)
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH)
£47,078 - £54,633 per annum (inc HCA)
16/12/2018 23:59

Post Acute Medicine PRUH Matron for Haematology & Oncology - Chartwell Unit

Full Time 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Chartwell Unit – Princess Royal University Hospital.

Band 8a AFC

Princess Royal Hospital University Hospital is part of the King’s College Hospital and part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. It brings together the best of basic and translational research, clinical excellence and world-class teaching to deliver ground breaking advances in physical and mental healthcare.

Due to a promotion of the current post holder, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced haematology/oncology nurse to provide clinical leadership for the haematology/oncology inpatient, outpatient and chemotherapy service along with managing a defined a group of cancer clinical nurse specialists based at Chartwell Unit. This post is based at the Princess Royal University Hospital within the post-acute medicine care group. The successful candidate is required to work full time-37.5hrs Monday to Friday with potential for weekend senior nurse cover in post-acute medicine.

If you are a dynamic nurse with advanced knowledge and experience in the management of haematology and oncology patients, this will be the post for you. Essential criteria include clinical chemotherapy experience, leadership, advanced communications skills and a flexible approach is prerequisite. You will need to have a vision to implement service improvement initiatives, to drive the service forward as part of the specialty in the post-acute medicine care group. You will possess the ability to self-organised, multitask and work autonomously, promoting further development and improving the cancer patient experience and outcome of care. You will be responsible in supporting the delivery of high standards of safe patient care in line with the National Cancer Agenda. You will monitor and implement local management and treatment protocols and pathways. In return we will be committed to supporting your professional training needs and personal development plan.

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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

For further information or informal discussion please contact Richard Gatune Head of Nursing for Post-Acute Medicine on alternatively contact Catherine McGarry Lead Nurse for Post-Acute Medicine Princess Royal University Hospital, Kings College NHS Foundation Trust on 01689865675.