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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
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-1775-INT-A
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pro rata pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
13/07/2022

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.

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

1 x Permanent post Part time 

1 x Secondment/Fixed Term Contract various hours available.

Please specify in your application which post you are applying for.

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).

There will be a requirement to work 8am-6pm at weekends on a rota basis 

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 7:30 am- 8 pm week days and 8-6 weekends and BH

Closing date of applications:   29 June 2022

Interview date:  13 June 2022

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

Working for our organisation

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.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • 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 – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • 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

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Qualification

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

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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
Amanda Davis
Job title
Sister
Email address
amanda.davis1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 786104
Additional information

Sr Kayleigh Watts kayleigh.watts3@nhs.net

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 783342 / 07385 367225