Oncology Senior Staff Nurse

£37989 - £44692 per annum
14 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020
Elisha Holligan
Cancer Care
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Staff Nurse


Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London


£37,989 - £ 44,692 per annum

£1,100 Shift Allowance

£2,500 Golden Handshake

£5,000 towards Relocation Costs (if applicable)


Date Posted: 14th September 2020

Application Close Date: 13th October 2020

We're a leading health insurer and healthcare provider, with care homes, health centres, dental practices and a hospital. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers. We believe in quality, affordable and accessible healthcare for all. If you share our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives, then look no further, Bupa could be the perfect match.

At Bupa, you can be the nurse you want to be. With the autonomy to use your skills and strong benefits to support you, patient care can be your top priority. Building a nursing career in London has never been easier, with good hours, you can live a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

The Cromwell is the only private hospital in the country doing the Gold Standard Framework (GSF), subsequently revolutionising our end of life care. Join us and we will teach you more on this as well as SACT in both Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy. We'll make sure that you are also supported by our award-winning palliative care team. As the leaders of tomorrow, we will invest in your development and growth so you can be the best at what you do in this interesting and rewarding specialty.

Oncology Department

The service treats all forms of cancer, both solid and haematological tumours and stem cell transplants. Treatments can be in the form of radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The service also offers palliative care and a breast care service

What you'll be doing

As a Senior Staff Nurse you will lead a nursing team in delivering optimum patient care and deputise for the sister/charge nurse as required providing clinical support to the nursing team

You will be a caring and compassionate nurse, working as part of the multi-disciplinary team delivering a high standard of care to our patients. You will be responsible for the assessment of patient care needs and for the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes

What's a typical day?

  • Undertake clinical duties in any area that is reasonably requested

  • Supporting the working environment and maintenance of staff morale through mutual regard and respect recognising and valuing contributions from individuals within the ward team.

  • Assist the Sister/Charge Nurse with operational requirements in the delivery of a consistent, safe service in all aspects of the patient journey whilst instilling a culture of customer service throughout the nursing team.

  • Managing a team of nurses by organising the patient allocation

  • Provide consistent, clear, clinical and professional leadership and act as a mentor for all staff demonstrating professional awareness and accountability.

  • Participate in the direct nursing care of patients as a clinical leader and expert.

  • Support flexibility with off-duty in order to maintain a well-resourced clinical area.

  • Assist the Sister / Charge Nurse in monitoring and maintaining stock levels.

Who we're looking for?

To be considered for this post you must have: An Adult NMC registration, a senior staff nursing experience in Oncology and competencies of venipuncture, wound care management and chemotherapy. You will have effective communication skills and traits of a proactive and energetic leader


  • Dedicated Clinical Educator support

  • Strong national clinical network and clinical engagement

  • Oncology clinical staff are trained in the Gold standard framework

  • Multiple In-house training days and teaching sessions

  • A supported supernumerary induction period

  • Support with revalidation

  • Mentoring

  • Training opportunities

  • Comprehensive benefits package including - Pension, private medical insurance, holiday and annual pay reviews

  • Career opportunities to move into other roles or other parts of Bupa

  • Bupa Health insurance

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Discounts on Bupa products

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Subsidised staff restaurant

  • Free health assessment

  • Access to health minds service and 24/7 anytime Health line

  • Bupa rewards to High street Retailer discounts

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle2work scheme

  • Annual awards ceremony and long service awards

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