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Team Leader – In-Patient Unit

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: £37,950 - £42,750 p.a depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Friday 14 May
Interviews expected: Wednesday 26 May

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care and community living well services.

We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to work as a Team Leader on our In-Patient Unit.

Working as part of the Senior Nurse Team, you will be an experienced Registered Nurse, with at least four years’ post registration experience, knowledgeable in the delivery of compassionate end of life nursing and committed to maintaining high standards of individualised care. This is an excellent development opportunity for someone looking to step into a nurse leadership role.

This new role involves:

  • Having excellent communication skills and to be competent in working across the sider multidisciplinary team.
  • Being an organised self-motivated individual, with strong clinical and leadership skills
  • Having experience of leading a team of nurses within a palliative care setting

You will need to have undertaken ENB 285 or a diploma in palliative care or have 2 years’ experience in palliative care/oncology setting at Staff Nurse Level.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Sam Bennett, Head of In-Patient Services on 01903 706370

RN 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, the option to join Healthcare Cash Plan & Corporate Rate Gym Membership

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete the application form attached and return it to hr@stbh.org.uk by the closing date provided.

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

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.