Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Gynae-oncology Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Cancer Support
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe / Churchill Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
03/06/2018 23:59
Interview date

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


Gynae-oncology Specialist Nurse

Banding: Band 6

Full time 37.5 hrs /week

Up to £1,000 relocation support offered to eligible candidates. 

Do you deliver compassionate excellence? Are you enthusiastic about learning and development? Do you want a new challenge? If yes then read on….

We are looking for an experienced nurse to join our Gynae-oncology nursing service at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

You will be expected to promote a high quality service that provides specialist care, support and management to patients, their families and carers throughout the patient pathway. Our nursing teams are central to the delivery of excellent care to cancer patients attending the Oxford University Hospitals. Our teams deliver a holistic approach to patient care using the latest technologies to support individualised assessments and care planning. The service delivers evidence based care to patients undergoing treatment for gynaecological cancers, supporting them through treatment decisions, treatment, safely managed discharge and onto living beyond treatment. You will work closely with other members of the specialist nursing team, the wider MDT and cancer services, providing a service across care boundaries in liaison with primary care within the locality and the network. You will be part of a wider team of cancer specialist nurses and be supported in your on-going development.

You should have:
• Significant post-registration experience.
• Experience in cancer nursing and or Women’s health.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience of multidisciplinary working
• Exceptional organisational ability and an understanding of nursing leadership
• IT and data analysis skills

Closing date for applications: 3rd June 2018
Interview Date: 12th June 2018

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Simeone Wood, Senior Specialist Nurse – Gynae-oncology Tel: 01865 235355 or email: simeone.wood@ouh.nhs.uk or Karen Mitchell, Lead Cancer Nurse on Tel: 01865 235202.

Informal visits are encouraged and advised.

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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

Simeone Wood, Senior Specialist Nurse – Gynae-oncology Tel: 01865 235355 or email: simeone.wood@ouh.nhs.uk or Karen Mitchell, Lead Cancer Nurse on Tel: 01865 235202.

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 227812