Job opportunity

Registered Nurse – Hospice at Home Night Team

Hours

24 hours per week

Salary

£20,067 – £22,164 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role (F.T.E £31,360 – £34,640)

Closing date: Tuesday 30 November

About the role

This is an exciting time to join us at St. Barnabas Hospice as we’re expanding our Hospice at Home service to include a Night Service, covering the hours of 8pm to 8am, 7 nights per week. The Hospice at Home teamwork alongside District Nursing teams and other health care services to provide end of life care support to patients and their carers, in their usual place of residence if this is their wish.

We’re looking for a Registered Nurse who is adaptable and caring with experience of palliative care to join us for this exciting opportunity.

The role involves:

  • Working closely with our various professionals to support the physical and psychological needs of patients nearing end of life at home.
  • Assessing and monitoring changes in patients
  • Administering medication in response to symptom control.
  • Verification of Expected Death.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with our patients, their families, and various professionals.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Adaptable and positive to the challenges of working overnight.

Experience of working with patients at end of life in the community would be desirable. A full driving licence is essential for the role.

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About us

St Barnabas Hospices provide specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including In-Patient care and community care.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Benefits

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

For further information about the role, please contact Laura Webb or Kathy Mardle-Aylett, 01903 706361.

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