Staff Nurse

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

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Job summary

Are you ambitious, motivated and passionate about nursing? Do you want to make a real difference to every one of your patients? If the answer to these is yes – then the Combined Haematology Oncology Wards would love you to share our commitment to excellence. We have the privilege of providing inpatient care to patients across Portsmouth, IOW, South East Hampshire and West Sussex, delivering a wide range of systemic anti cancer therapies as well as offering post bone marrow and stem cell transplant care, disease related symptom control, management of cancer treatment related toxicities and palliative and end of life care. We will facilitate specialist training opportunities to develop you in your role, including: IV training Chemotherapy administration Phlebotomy and cannulation Haematology & oncology courses So join our friendly and supportive team and begin your career in cancer care! Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

Providing and documenting all care needs Administration of oral and IV medication Blood product support Pain management Administration of chemotherapy and other systemic anti cancer treatment Palliative and end of life care Post stem cell transplant care Care of patients with cancer related emergencies such as neutropenic sepsis and metastatic spinal cord compression Provide emotional and psychological support to patients and families

About us

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for our patients and communities and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission report published 2020 and became a University Hospital. We are ranked as the third in the country for research; embedding education and training across the organisation and we continuously strive to achieve our core values which are at the heart of everything we do. The Trusts main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, starting life as a military hospital over a century ago and now one of the largest hospitals on the south coast and you may have seen us on the TV series Nurses on the Ward. The Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. The Trust employs over 8,000 staff and are #ProudtobePHU; our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because its the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for providing outstanding care and support for patients, you will find a home at PHU. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring.

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£24,907 to £30,615 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C8192-ND-22-0651A

Job locations

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham

Portsmouth

PO6 3LY


Job description

Job responsibilities

Ensuring high quality nursing care is coordinated and delivered using a family focused model of practice. Work as part of a cohesive multidisciplinary team ensuring patient care is delivered smoothly and efficiently. The expectations within this job description will be achieved through hands-on clinical practice, education and training and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Ensuring high quality nursing care is coordinated and delivered using a family focused model of practice. Work as part of a cohesive multidisciplinary team ensuring patient care is delivered smoothly and efficiently. The expectations within this job description will be achieved through hands-on clinical practice, education and training and research.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Clinically competent at Band 5.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teaching and mentoring skills
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, instruct and direct others
  • Organisational skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Able to support development of others
  • Articulate and knowledgeable of current professional nursing issues
  • Health promotion
  • Advocacy skills
  • Strong customer service skills

Desirable

  • Ability to adapt to change within working situation
  • Intravenous Therapy Skills
  • Mentors Course

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current RN +/- RN, registration with NMC and any other relevant post registration qualifications
  • BSc Degree in relevant field
  • Evidence of recent CPD
  • Managing resources and contributing to departmental budget
  • Evidence of developing policy, guidelines and managing resources
  • An awareness of research and evidence based practice relevant to clinical area

Desirable

  • Computer literate, knowledge of patient administration system
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Clinically competent at Band 5.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teaching and mentoring skills
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, instruct and direct others
  • Organisational skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Able to support development of others
  • Articulate and knowledgeable of current professional nursing issues
  • Health promotion
  • Advocacy skills
  • Strong customer service skills

Desirable

  • Ability to adapt to change within working situation
  • Intravenous Therapy Skills
  • Mentors Course

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current RN +/- RN, registration with NMC and any other relevant post registration qualifications
  • BSc Degree in relevant field
  • Evidence of recent CPD
  • Managing resources and contributing to departmental budget
  • Evidence of developing policy, guidelines and managing resources
  • An awareness of research and evidence based practice relevant to clinical area

Desirable

  • Computer literate, knowledge of patient administration system

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Address

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham

Portsmouth

PO6 3LY


Employer's website

https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/work-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Address

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham

Portsmouth

PO6 3LY


Employer's website

https://www.porthosp.nhs.uk/work-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Fran Dipple

fran.dipple@porthosp.nhs.uk

02392286000

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£24,907 to £30,615 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C8192-ND-22-0651A

Job locations

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham

Portsmouth

PO6 3LY


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