Staff Nurse - Oncology

HCA Healthcare UK
London (Central)
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Staff Nurse-Oncology

Location: The Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood, London 

Hours: 37.5hrs pw (shifts:long days/nights/weekends) 

Salary: £35,174-£39,082 (Inclusive of 9% shift allowance & dependent on skills & experience) + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 

Brilliant opportunity for a Staff Nurse to Join the Oncology team at The Wellington Hospital, London 

As a Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for working in a supporting experienced nursing team to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that patients are cared for in a safe, caring and comfortable environment. This will include meeting their medical, physical and emotional needs by effectively communicating with the patient and their families. 

We understand that cancer care is a challenging field and our friendly team work closely together to adopt a supportive culture. As part of HCA Healthcare our team are offered emotional support and career development. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Participate in individual care needs of patients and develop appropriate care plans to implement and evaluate 

  • Monitor patient care and interventions appropriately 

  • Recognise deterioration in patients’ condition at an early stage, (including neutropenic patients) Refer to the senior nurse and medical team appropriately 

  • Attend IV/ chemotherapy drug administration training, complete workbook competence 

  • Report and document adverse incidents appropriately 

  • Initiate appropriate actions to isolate patients when required 

  • Implement a holistic approach in the care of patients requiring infection control precautions. 

Skills & Experience 

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin 

  • NHS or Private ward experience 

  • Oncology/cancer care experience 

  • Passionate about patient care, respectful, responsible and committed 

  • Haematology experience is desirable.  

About Us 

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 

The role is based in the 17 bed oncology and medical ward. There is a mixture of acutely unwell patients, chemotherapy patients and end of life patients.  

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly. 




HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2023.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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