This post will support the existing Band 7 Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist Team in providing safe and effective care for all haematology patients needing support, advice or review on the Haematology Day unit. The role will be fundamental in providing signposting and help for newly diagnosed haematology patients, and for providing advice and support for those on treatment within the haematology units and ward at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust.
Main duties of the job
The role will provide telephone and face to face support for newly diagnosed and on treatment haematology patients. The postholder will work closely with the existing Haematology Clinical Nurse Speciality Team, Haematology Navigator and Haematology Unit Nursing Teams, to ensure seamless support for our patients.
Working for our organisation
As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development.
We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.