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Oncology, Haematology and Palliative care

Fantastic opportunities available for highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses and nursing assistants to join our teams

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.

Ambulatory Care is provided for patients attending the Oncology and Haematology Service and enables patients to receive their care in a timely fashion, receiving full access to specialist medical and nursing staff and pharmacy services, without staying in an inpatient environment.

The Cancer and Haematology Day Treatment Unit (DTU), open Monday to Saturday at the Churchill Hospital, provides treatment for patients with cancer and haematological disorders.

The Brodey centre is based at the Horton General Hospital Banbury and provides treatment for patients with cancer and haematological disorders, open Monday to Saturday.

Palliative Care comprises:

Both Sobell House and Katharine House are run in partnership between the Trust and their respective charities.

They provide care and support for patients with advanced incurable disease, along with their families, providing specialist palliative and end of life care with a focus on quality of life and respect for the uniqueness of each person.

Working for us

As a nurse with Oxford University Hospitals 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.

Job vacancies

Vacancies arise in any department at various times. If you would like to apply for a position, then please contact us via email, as outlined below.

Contact us

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please email: