Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse

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Salary: Hospice band 5.3, £28,243.96 (pro rata for part-time hours)

Hours: Full or part-time hours available to include nights and weekends

Duration of contract: Permanent

Closing date: 0900 Monday 24th January 2022

Interview dates: Week commencing 31st January 2022

Due to the continuous development and growth of our Inpatient Unit, Hospice @ Home and community services, we are seeking to employ motivated and enthusiastic staff nurses to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team. This post offers the opportunity of rotation between services and the ability to develop a wide range of skills across settings. You will be able to offer commitment and determination to take forward our services in new and innovative ways whilst providing excellent palliative and end of life care. 

For an informal discussion or further information please contact:  Debbie King, Team Leader on 01723 351421

Job Purpose

  1. To maintain a high standard of palliative nursing care and to develop clinical expertise in symptom control.
  2. To provide a high level of nursing care across both In-Patient Unit and Hospice @ Home.
  3. To work flexibly, across both our In- Patient Unit and Hospice @ Home to ensure effective service delivery in all areas.
  4. Supervise, teach and develop junior staff and contribute to the development of Patient Services.

Essential Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with a valid current registration.                                                
  • Enthusiastic and motivated with a positive attitude.                                                            
  • Ability to deliver high quality nursing care.                                                                           
  • Effective communication skills.                                                                                             
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.                                                                                        
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to manage own workload and prioritise demands.
  • Computer skills – competent in use of Microsoft and e-mail.                                              
  • Willingness to keep up to date with relevant professional issues.                                       
  • Ability to work flexible hours days/nights and participate in integrated working across patient services departments.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Interest in palliative care as a speciality and a commitment to education and training.
  • Experience of coordinating the work of others.
  • Experience of using Systm 1 Patient Database.

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