Community Engagement Clinical Lead

Categories: Care.

Oakhaven Hospice serves the community of the New Forest, providing in-patient, day hospice and community care for patients with life limiting illnesses and support to their families/carers.

Community Engagement Clinical Lead

Salary: £35,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 per week

Oakhaven Hospice believes it is important to understand the needs of its Community and work together to build the service and improve experience of end of life care for all.

We are looking for a Registered Healthcare Professional to lead on the development, and management of Community Engagement strategic objectives ensuring that appropriate clinical expertise and support is provided.

Working very closely with the community, support groups, volunteers and internal colleagues, you will be responsible for raising awareness of, and setting up, Community Engagement activities.

This person will work strategically to identify Community Engagement opportunities and project manage activities successfully to ensure they are self-sustainable. You will use your professional expertise and knowledge to support individuals and groups by providing clinical support and advice where necessary or signpost appropriately.

We are looking for a qualified health practitioner with proven experience working with those with advanced disease, including cancer, as well as
experience working in a multi-disciplinary team setting. Clinical leadership and teaching skills are essential.

Proven project management and organisation skills are essential as is the ability to communicate professionally and appropriately to a range of different individuals. Whilst having appropriate leadership skills, it is vital that the successful candidate is a team player. Excellent time management skills are essential as are flexibility in working hours.

We offer a supportive team environment, excellent personal development opportunities and access to external supervision as well as an attractive benefits package such as health cash plan, life insurance and pension scheme. We also offer the ability to continue your NHS Pension Scheme if eligible.

To apply for these posts and request an application pack, please visit our website or alternatively contact Maxine Blackmore, Human Resources Administrator on 01590 646443 or

Closing Date for applications: 8th July 2016

Charity No: 900215

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