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Chemotherapy Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Cherrybrook Unit
Band 4
Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£20,150 - £23,363
01/03/2019 23:59

We have an exciting opening for a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner to join our Oncology Team. This is a rare opportunity to develop skills and competencies around the delivery of chemotherapy and other supportive treatments. We are looking for an established Band 4 Practitioner, who may be interested in a move to a new speciality. The successful candidate will need to enjoy working with people and be able to maintain a professional approach in this sensitive environment. This post involves working Monday to Friday’s alongside the Oncology Consultants in their outpatient clinics, supporting the work of the chemotherapy unit through patient assessments, cannulation/venepuncture and the delivery of some medications.

The unit also supports the acute oncology service and the role involves care of acutely unwell patients. We are particularly keen to hear from people who are organised and work well under pressure to join our dedicated team in this specialised area. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.*** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Amy Heaver 01392 402887

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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