Current vacancies at the Trust

Ward Sister/Charge Nurse - Oncology

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guys' Hospital
£39,866 - £49,704 p.a inc HCA
29/07/2018 23:59

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.

Esther Ward is a 19 bedded ward predominantly caring for patients with cancer. This includes those receiving active treatment, head and Neck surgery and biopsies, palliative and end of life care. Esther ward has 5 flex beds that open and close depending on hospital capacity demands.

The team prides itself on a cohesive multidisciplinary approach to patient care committed to high clinical standards, and a supportive environment.

This full time position will suit an ambitious committed individual with relevant clinical expertise and outstanding leadership and management skills.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and innovative in their mission to ensure patient experience is of the highest caliber. Someone who is prepared to challenge processes that can adversely affect length of stay in hospital and to promote effective use of our in-patient, out-patient and day care services.

You will be joining a Directorate that thrives on a progressive, pro-active and compassionate culture benefiting patients, their loved ones and our staff.

Advert closing date - Sunday 29th July 2018

Interview date - Thursday 9th August 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

Isabelle Manning or June Allen or

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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