Staff Nurse – Palliative Care – Permanent

Staff Nurse IPU

Location: Hospice - Bostall Hill, London SE2

Status: Permanent

Salary: £26,689.66 - £33,719.06 pa

Closing Date: December 13, 2018

Interview Date: January 3, 2019

Staff Nurse

Palliative Care

Agenda for Change Band 5 – £26,689.66 – £33,719.06pa

37.5 Hours per week (the unit operates internal rotation to nights)

 

Membership of the NHS pension scheme is available for existing members

Benefits include: Generous Annual Leave, Study Leave, enhanced Maternity Benefits, access to an Employee Assistance Programme. We are located approximately 10 minutes from the (A2) Black Prince Interchange and we have free parking at the Hospice.

We are interested in Compassionate, Caring Registered Nurses who want to make a difference to people with life limiting illness, having the opportunity to provide high quality care to patients and their families and to be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team, which provides pain and symptom control, respite care, complex psychological support and end of life care.

Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice provides specialist care and support on the main hospice site in the inpatient unit, day hospice and outpatient clinics as well as in people’s homes, care homes, local prisons and at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich.

Sound communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this post, as is the ability to work using your own initiative in prioritising the clinical case load, providing clear instruction and support to colleagues, health care assistants and students within the unit.

As a reflective practitioner with a commitment to the provision of excellent care, this post offers the opportunity to develop your skills within a specialist setting.

The Hospice is committed to the development and education of all staff and has excellent educational links with local Colleges and Universities as well as regular internal training provision. If you are interested in working in an organisation which provides opportunities for career progression, Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice is for you.

To download an application form and a job description, please visit the Hospice website at www.communityhospice.org.uk

Closing Date for Applications:   6 January 2019

Interview Date: to be confirmed

If you would like an informal discussion or an informal visit regarding this post, please contact Kim Barrow, Ward Sister on 020 8312 2244.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The above post requires the Hospice to carry out DBS checks on new recruits



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