Role: Staff Nurse -IPU
Salary: £30-35k pa plus a £4000 retention package, pro rata to hours worked
Hours: Full-time and part-time contracts available
MediTalent are recruiting on behalf of a community hospice in the Watford area of London for a staff 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.
services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days /nights.
You will be working as a nurse within the Inpatient Unit delivering the highest level of focused care while being able to engage with the patients and their loved ones. Successful candidates will work in a dedicated team of nurses and multi-disciplinary staff and be encouraged and 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. You will be responsible for the coordination and smooth running of a shift ensuring it is well organised and staff and patients are safe.
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 nights and weekends 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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