Job opportunity

Registered Nurse – Hospice at Home

Hours

37.5 hours per week (part-time hours would be considered)

Salary

£32,620 – £37,230 p.a. Depending on depth and variety of experience (pro rata for part-time)

Closing date: 22 May 2022

About the role

We’re an innovative team who are passionate about providing end of life care to people in the community. It is an exciting time to join us, as we provide a 24 hour service and strive to offer choice to those with very complex needs to be able to die at home if that is their wish.

We’re looking for a Registered Nurse who is adaptable, caring and preferably with experience of palliative care.

There is opportunity to develop and rotate to our Community Palliative Care team, Living Well Services, and Roving Night service.

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
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with our patients, their families, and various professionals
  • Risk Assessments
  • Excellent organisational skills

Experience of working with patients at end of life in the community would be desirable. A full driving license 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 (additional annual leave after 5 & 10 years’ service)
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • 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 this post please contact Kathy Mardle-Aylett, Head of Clinical Services, Tel: 01903 706350

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