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Teenage & Young Adult Cancer Unit Nurse

Job details
Posting date: 04 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 pa OR pa pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 04 July 2024
Location: Bristol, BS2 8ED
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6363906/387-SPS-3633-GB-H


A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (working in partnership with North Bristol NHS Trust) is the designated Principal Treatment Centre (PTC) for Teenagers and Young Adults (TYA) with cancer in the south west of England. The PTC oversees the delivery of specialist malignant haematology and oncology care along with the provision of emotional, social and practical support to young people diagnosed with cancer between 16 and 24 years.

The award winning multi-disciplinary TYA team includes medics, TYA specialist nurses, a youth support co-ordinator, and a Young Lives Versus Cancer social worker amongst others, who are all committed to providing developmentally-appropriate care. They are all based at the PTC and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share. If you are an experienced registered nurse and you think you could make a positive contribution to this team, then we would love to hear from you.

Beyond this, the Trust has an ongoing commitment to promoting wellbeing amongst staff. Therefore we have a dedicated Wellbeing Lead for the division, weekly psychology ‘checking in’ sessions.

Learn more about the Unit byclicking on this link!

Post qualified acute care experience and experience within either adult cancer care or children & young people’s cancer services, would be an advantage but not essential. You will need to be competent in intravenous therapy, demonstrate a strong focus on patient and family care. Competence in administering Systemic Anticancer Therapies (SACT) is desired but not essential.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop their existing knowledge of cancer care through working within the specialist team, access to training including post graduate courses, and working with the ward based education facilitator.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Tuesday 18 Jun 2024

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