Registered Nurse - Haematology

Norwich, ENGLAND | 4 months
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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is home to one of the largest Acute Oncology and Haematology services in the UK which recently scored 100% in our friends and family test.  The service, which is a centre of excellence, operates as one department covering Acute and Palliative care and has recently undergone a period of expansion and refurbishment. 

Due to this investment in patient care, we currently have newly created vacancies on our dedicated Haematology ward for Registered Nurses.

  • Mattishall ward is our Haematology ward which looks after people undergoing chemotherapy treatment and stem cell transplants
  • The ward is also home to our  7 days a week Acute Oncology service with its own assessment and treatment area and is supported by the ward out of hours
  • The team is also actively involved with medial trails both local and national as we constantly strive to improve patient care.

The team, including Clinical nurse Specialists and Medical staff work together to provide exemplary care and are supported by staff education, development and clinical supervision.  

“Just to say a massive thank you to you all, you’ve helped me so much to cope with such a difficult time.  From the minute I first walked in I felt at ease, I was so worried but your smiley faces and upbeat atmosphere soon relaxed me.  I just can’t thank you all enough, your cheerful ness has been so lovely when you feel so down and it has helped me cope.”

Duties of the role will include

  • Patient communication, information giving and support
  • Holistic care
  • Acute Oncology / Haematology triage
  • Chemotherapy administration through learning package
  • Blood product support
  • IV drug therapies
  • Advanced symptom control
  • Enhanced skills including venepuncture, cannulation and CVAD access Stem cell re-infusion


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is the sixth largest acute teaching hospital in the UK, with a workforce of over 7,500 working in multi-disciplinary teams to provide outstanding care for patients. 

Housed in a stunning purpose built, modern hospital with bright and airy atriums flooding the building with beautiful Norfolk sunshine, NNUH has strong links to the University of East Anglia and Norwich Research Park.  These connections allow NNUH to shine as an example of a Trust supporting staff development and allowing everyone the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Why Norwich?

Whatever you want in life - wild, open spaces, tranquility, culture, excitement or nightlife, you will find it here. Norfolk is a place where you can balance work and leisure to get the life you want for you and your family.

In Norwich a staggering 77% of people say they love their job.   Although less than 2 hours from London and serviced by excellent transport links , Norwich is one of few UK cities that still retain a strong local identity and with that a strong sense of community – people walk down the street and say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee order, you get to know about interesting local projects.

This strong sense of self along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the best city to work in.

Norwich is really easy to access and is well connected to the rest of the UK.  We have the recently improved A11 which connects Norfolk to Cambridge, London and beyond. Greater Anglia runs fantastic services to and from London every 30 minutes for as little as £10 each way. There are also direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge. 

Hours of work– 37.5 hours per week, 12 hour shifts, 7 days a week including night shifts.

Opening Date for Applications: 4th February 2020 

Closing Date for Applications: 18th February 2020

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