Senior paediatric nurse - London

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Pulse has been invited by one of London’s leading hospitals to recruit a Senior Staff Nurse (band 6) within their new Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT) that has JACIE accreditation.

The successful candidate would be working alongside recognised and specialist paediatric consultants within their field on a 4-bedded BMT unit. The unit provides bone marrow transplantation in children and adolescents up to the age of 19.  

The nurse will also be working across oncology and haematology patients on the ward, providing variation to your nursing duties. This is a varied role where nurses will be working closely with a separate paediatric oncology service, chemotherapy day unit and paediatric intensive care unit.

As a senior nurse on the unit, you will be assisting the ward manager in their absence in addition to assisting the team with the management of haematological emergencies when required.

The successful senior nurse will support management with providing clear leadership – conducing appraisals, lead and coordinate team projects and team building activities plus, assist with events and publications promoting the BMT service.

The nurse will be providing anti-cancer therapy via various methods including bone marrow infusions.

Key requirements:

  • NMC registration
  • Paediatric nursing experience
  • Experience caring for bone marrow transplant patients


    Key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking assessments
  • Assisting with diagnosis
  • Pre-conditioning
  • Assisting Consultants with harvesting and transplantation aftercare
  • Providing an advise and support service to patients and their parents


  • Competitive salary offered to staff – up to £44,036
  • Genuine career development and training opportunities for staff
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Various other flexible benefits also offered

For more info please call Jasmin on 0207 959 1016 or email


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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