Haematology Staff Nurse

Are you an experienced haematology nurse looking to work a regional specialist centre with an outstanding reputation?

Are you interested in playing a key role in the expansion of our cutting edge 'CAR T-Cell' service?

Are you looking to develop you nursing career in haematology, at a centre that can offer you a wealth of developmental and training opportunities?

Our highly specialised, inpatient Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Unit – Ward D703 - is increasing its CAR T-Cell treatment capacity and we are looking for experienced nurses to support these expansion plans. D703 ward, located in the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), cares for a wide range of patients with blood related cancers (such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma) and non-malignant haematological conditions (such as sickle cell disease).

Haematology experience is not necessary but we welcome applications from candidates with post qualification experience in an acute setting with a keen interest in the speciality.

Why join us at UHBW?

  • Because you will have ample opportunities to develop your clinical skills such as IV Chemotherapy training, as delivering systemic anti-cancer therapies is an integral part of this role.
  • Because you will have the support of dedicated Education Facilitator to support your development and support you as new treatment regimes are introduced.
  • Because you will be supported by a team of experienced band 6 senior staff nurses that lead each shift and two committed Band7s providing a wealth of clinical knowledge and experience.
  • Because you will be working as part of an MDT, that includes consultants, clinical nurse specialists and advanced nurse practitioners who have a passion for haematology and a ready to support your development.
  • Because this role is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to develop on to Specialist Nurse roles within Haematology and Oncology. There will be opportunities to rotate to the Oncology inpatient wards to support your development.
  • Because we realise that working in this environment is challenging and as trust we are committed to maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of colleagues. The BHOC has a wellbeing programme of support dedicated to all nursing staff within the unit
  • Because we understand that we work to live (not live to work) and welcome requests for flexible and part-time working patterns that also support the clinical service.
  • Because we are one of a handful of health trusts to have achieved a CQC rating of “Outstanding” for a second time second time in succession.
  • Because we can offer job security in these uncertain times within an organisation that is dedicated to the wellbeing of its staff.
  • Because we are located in the heart of the vibrant City of Bristol, and the gateway to the glorious South West.

Please note that this post is not suitable for newly qualified/student nurses, please contact the recruitment lead if you are interested in a NQN post at the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre.

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to become one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameElin JonesJob titleRetention and Recruitment LeadEmail addressElin.Jones@UHBristol.nhs.ukTelephone numberAdditional contact information

Sheryl Cabusora, Haematology Ward Sister, .


Laura Parrish, Haematology Ward Sister,


Reference: 40883471

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