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Registered Nurse - Bedwell Ward

Band 5

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Bedwell Ward
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southend University Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
21/02/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable



We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join our Oncology Team!

We believe that Oncology is an amazing and rewarding place to work with lots to celebrate. We have a great in-house education programme including the Cancer Palliative Care course and Chemotherapy courses, a modern Radiotherapy/Brachytherapy suite; a purpose built Chemotherapy Unit and a Macmillan information and Support Centre.

Our Registered Nurse posts are rotational roles through the specialty and include two Oncology Wards, our Chemotherapy Unit and the Palliative Care Department. This is a brand new rotational programme in which you can gain experience of the whole cancer pathway.

Elizabeth Loury Ward/Bedwell Ward

Our Inpatient Wards look after patients aged 18 and upward with all types of cancer. We work as a multi-disciplinary team involving nurses, doctors, social workers, rehabilitation staff, cancer nurse specialists and Macmillan nurses for our patients care.

Chemotherapy Unit

The Chemotherapy Unit at Southend Hospital is a purpose built 22 bedded unit, and is the regional centre for South Essex.

The unit provides care for patients receiving outpatient Chemotherapy for oncological/haematological malignancies .The nursing staff in this nurse led unit are experts in providing high quality care, undertaking patient assessments, symptom control, management of complications as a result of treatments/disease and give expert advice to all our patients and other health professionals.

Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Team provides multi-professional palliative care services for in-patients at Southend Hospital. The Team has highly developed collaborative relationships across primary and secondary care.

About the Area

Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employee’s, such as a very desirable Pension scheme and Staff Discounts, we also boast a number of other incentives, an onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members and with an initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service.

Located in an up and coming ’City of Culture’, Southend Hospital is already renowned for its second to none care-giving, it’s passion for the people in the local community and the high levels of staff development.

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

Andrea Turner
01702 395315