Current vacancies at the Trust

Senior Staff Nurse - Inpatient Haematology/Oncology

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guy’s Hospital
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a inc HCA
26/04/2018 23:59
Interview date

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the in-patient haematology and oncology team for dynamic and motivated nurses to work in our inpatient area.
The in-patient areas care for patients with a range of oncology and haematology diseases throughout active treatment and end of life care. He/she will be an integral member of the team, who are committed to developing services for our patients undergoing a range of therapies. If you wish to develop your clinical and managerial skills then this is an ideal opportunity for you.
Excellent communication skills are required along with an ability to manage a caseload of patients in an interactive and proactive way; you will be expected to be flexible and well organised in your approach to your work. Nurses must be experienced in chemotherapy administration and have worked within a dedicated haematology/oncology environment; a haematology/oncology qualification is highly advantageous and the skills of cannulation and venepuncture essential.
Our band 6 nurses are expected to co-ordinate the workload of the unit and deputise for the Ward Manager in his absence. A qualification in mentorship is essential in this role as you will be expected to support, teach and mentor junior staff, students and healthcare assistants enabling them to develop their knowledge and skills.
For an informal visit/discussion please contact Dennis Paquiz- Ward Manager (Hedley Atkins Unit) on 020718 88854 (direct line) or email: and Susan Asirvatham-Ward Sister (Samaritan Ward) on extension 88855 or

Closing Date: 26th April 2018
Interview Date:4th May 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Dennis Paquiz or Susan Asirvatham Ward Manager on 020718 88854/88855 (direct line) or email:,


The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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