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Registered Nurse - Combined Triage Assessment Unit

Band 5

Main area
Oncology Services
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Other
37.5 hours per week (Various working hours available)
Job ref
320-CDCS-1197
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
30/06/2021

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Do you want to be part of the ever evolving and exciting speciality of Cancer Care?  If the answer is yes to the above, then look no further and come and join the motivated and enthusiastic Nursing Team within  the  Cancer Business Unit.

Do you enjoy a fast paced challenging environment?

Do you want to help shape the future of the unwell cancer patient care at the Royal Derby Hospital (RDH)?

If the answer to the above is yes then this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our team in the CTAU, Combined Triage and Assessment Unit as a Registered Nurse (formally unwell bay).

We are delighted that we are now recruiting specifically to CTAU and have 2 Registered Nurse posts available.

May be a requirement to work 8am-6pm at weekends 

Main duties of the job

We are ideally looking for an experienced acute Registered Nurse with demonstrable post registration experience. Oncology/Haematology experience who will thrive in our bespoke assessment unit which is situated on the cancer corridor level 1, entrance 24 at Royal Derby Hospital.

We are in search of  driven, compassionate and forward thinking nurses to join our team to support the cancer patient journey when they become unwell as a result of their treatment.

The role entails triaging, assessing planning and implementing care. We have a 24hr triage line where patients undergoing treatments for their cancer diagnosis can call the line for advice and assessment. For the most, our patients will attend CTAU for a period of a few hours then are discharged home with a plan, some patients will be admitted directly to one of our cancer wards.

CTAU is open 7 days a week currently 8am-7.30pm and we are hoping to expand in the future.

Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications: 16 June 2021

Interview date: 30 June 2021

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

CTAU's ethos is to keep our patients safe and well and treated in the most timely way. The small CTAU team consists of Registered nurses, Health care assistants Clinical support workers, ACP's and Medical representation from our specialities teams.

In return, if you join us,  we can offer you support and development within the team, we are an exciting and passionate workforce and have opportunities to expand your Oncology/Haematology knowledge and clinical skill set. 

Why don't you come along to CTAU, Combined Triage assessment unit, to see what we do. please contact us for an informal visit.

The successful candidates would need to be motivated, engaged and passionate about cancer CARE. Desirable to possess administration of chemotherapy level 1, UKONS triage training  venepuncture and cannulation however this could be negotiated with the correct desire to learn new skills.

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • demonstrable post registration experience

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable post registration experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Heather Watson
Job title
Sister
Email address
heather.watson123@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 786104
Additional information

Jenny Sinclair - Matron, Cancer Services

Tel: 07384457801

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786187 / 07385 367224