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Oncology Nurse, Full-Time, West Yorkshire £23,700- £27,700

£2000 Welcome bonus

Abbey House Hospital is based in Morley, 7 miles south of Leeds with great train and bus links into the city, as well as easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away.

We are a high standard primary care and referral Tier 3 Hospital & Training Practice (proudly Cat Friendly) with four satellite clinics.  Our facilities are excellent (4 theatres, separate cat/dog/rabbit wards plus ICU, CT, oncology suite, visiting MRI, scopes including laparoscopy, operating microscope, dental suite with x-ray, high spec internal lab with lab tech) and we have an experienced and supportive Nurse Leadership Team.  Our OOH service is run by our own dedicated night team, meaning our caseload is amazing but there is no requirement to work regular OOH.

We are currently looking for an Oncology nurse to join our team.  An RVN with experience or a keen interest in oncology would be considered. The role will involve:

  • Working in a dedicated Oncology Suite, Vet and Nurses.
  • Administration of  chemotherapy including CRIs
  • Carrying out follow-up admits / discharges  for the Oncologist plus regular personalized ongoing client communication
  • End of life consultations
  • Excellent blood taking and application of “one stick” skills needed.
  • Assisting with monitoring of Lymph nodes, take FNSs, CTs, x-rays and ultrasound scans
  • Responsible for all day to day stock control and administration of the department
  • Fully supported training provided and a lot of relevant CPD available

Rota:

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week over 4 days including 1:4 weekends

Shifts are either an 8am or a 9.30 am start with an hour off for lunch.

We are committed to individual career advancement and can support clinical skills development at all levels, as well as progression into Leadership and Clinical Education roles. We have access to a HUGE bank of Linnaeus CPD including the AVA accredited Anaesthesia, RECOVER, ECC and Leadership Development.

We are also a friendly, welcoming team who enjoy bringing fun into the workplace.  Our Associate Council organises regular events & we have made an exciting Engagement Action Plan together.  We are also dedicated to promoting a healthy work life balance and are working on our wellbeing agenda, with two trained Mental Health First Aiders on site.  We are proud to be working towards our Investors in the Environment Bronze Award.

We also offer:
5 weeks holiday plus bank hols plus birthday off
Generous sick policy, Employee Assistance, Eye Care, Cycle2Work
CPD allowance + internal CPD
RCVS / BVNA / VDS fees paid
Staff discount scheme

£2000 Welcome Bonus. 50% payable in the month you start and 50% on completion of probation.

To apply for these roles or to arrange an informal conversation, please contact Group Nursing Manager Jane White at jane.white@abbeyvetspets.co.uk