Community Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (Macmillan)

Categories: Care.

We are one of the UK’s largest hospices providing a range of specialist palliative care for people living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses. As a charity, our services are available free of charge to people over the age of 16 from across the Greater Manchester area. Our annual running costs are around £9 million per year, approximately two-thirds of which needs to be raised from voluntary contributions.

Community Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (Macmillan) Band 6 (30 hrs part time)

Based at St Ann’s Hospice, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester
SALARY: £25,533- 34,590 per annum, pro rata. Dependent on skills and experience and in line with Hospice Pay Scales

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, experienced & innovative nurse to join our well established multi-disciplinary Community Specialist Palliative Care Team, working across the city of Salford and leading on the provision of specialist palliative care.

With the support of senior colleagues you will act as a resource in the community and work collaboratively with partner agencies to ensure and enable comprehensive, holistic care to meet the specialist needs of patients, their families and carers.

The successful candidate will have significant palliative care experience, a post registration qualification in palliative care, a relevant degree or equivalent, experience of teaching and a robust understanding and application of evidence based practice. A non-medical prescriber would be desirable. We require candidates who have the ability to work autonomously and within a multi-professional team. This is a seven day service and you will be required to work weekends

If you have previously been a member of an NHS Pension Scheme, there is an option to continue with this Pension Scheme.

All posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice

For an informal discussion/visit phone the Community Services Secretary to arrange on 0161 702 5406

For a recruitment pack please visit www.sah.org.uk/jobs or call 0161 498 3623 

Closing Date: 13.2.17
Interview date: 2.3.17

Registered Charity No: 258085