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Recruiting to our teams in oncology, haematology and palliative care

About the wards and units

The Clinical Haematology Ward is a 20 bed ward, providing highly specialised care for patients with a wide range of haematological malignancies and disorders. The ward is also a bone marrow transplant unit.

The Oncology Ward is a 20 bed ward specialising in patients with oncological disorders, complications of treatment and palliative care. Triage is a five bed area, providing telephone and face-to-face assessment for oncology and haematology patients.

The Cancer and Haematology Day Treatment Units (DTU), based at the Churchill Hospital and Horton General Hospital, provide treatment for patients with cancer and haematological disorders.

Sobell House is an NHS hospice within the OUH specially designed to provide care and support for patients with advanced incurable disease along with their families. Its work is enhanced through the support of the Sobell House Hospice Charity. Sobell House provides specialist palliative and end-of-life care, aiming to focus on quality of life and respecting the uniqueness of each person. Sobell House Ward has 18 beds.

Why work for us?

As a nurse in Oxford you will have access to:

  • a centre of excellence with modern facilities and a proven track record of developing and promoting staff
  • accommodation on site
  • a rotational programme tailored to individual needs
  • rapid access to secondment within the Oncology and Haematology Directorate
  • return to nursing support
  • postgraduate education.

We actively support nurse-led activities and research, offering opportunities for professional and personal development. Staff are supported through regular clinical supervision, educational programmes and ongoing professional development.

Funding is available for degree and postgraduate modules within the specialty, including mentorship, chemotherapy courses, end of life courses and masters studies.

Our focus is always to provide the best possible patient care and our values are those of Oxford University Hospitals: Compassion, Delivery, Excellence, Learning, Respect and Improvement.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful foundation trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation.