Role: Palliative Care Response Sister/Charge Nurse
Salary: £39-£40k pa plus a £4000 retention package, pro rata to hours worked
Hours: Full-time and Part-Time contracts available salary is pro rata to the hours worked.
MediTalent are recruiting on behalf of a community hospice in the Watford area of London for a palliative Care response sister/charge nurse. This 12 bed inpatient palliative care facility offers a home from home holistic environment and provides specialist care for patients and their families facing life limiting illnesses.
You will work a range of day shifts to cover 8:00 am to 10 :00 pm service and will receive additional out of hours payments for unsociable hours. Although based in the community, post holders may occasionally be required to work in other Hospice Care settings in order to ensure adequate staffing levels and to gain experience of the wider hospice delivery of care (e.g. Inpatient Unit and Outpatients services)
You will join us in an exciting, challenging and fast-paced community environment. As part of the team you will deliver individualised care for patients' families and carers supporting their wishes and preferences at home. Successful candidates will work as a lone worker supported by the Hospice to develop your skills and progress your career. To lead on and coordinate assessment, planning and evaluation of individualised patient centred care. Ensuring a holistic approach that is sensitive and responsive to the patients ever changing needs. To maintain a respectful non-judgemental and caring attitude ensuring the Hospice vision and philosophy of care is integral to the care delivered and role undertaken. As this role delivers services in the community it is essential that you are a car driver and have access to vehicle for use.
The ideal candidate will be NMC registered with no restrictions on your practice. Be aware of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and be accountable for own practice, ensuring continued, effective registration with NMC. Previous palliative care experience is desirable but not essential. We welcome applications from recently qualified nurses and are happy to offer preceptorship. In exchange you will receive a competitive salary with additional benefits and enhancements for out of hours with the ability to continue to contribute to an existing NHS pension scheme
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
Employer and employee contributory pension Scheme
Cycle To Work Scheme
Computer Purchase Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
To apply please email your CV or call/text Helen on 07553334391
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