Lead Practitioner – Palliative Care Co-ordination Centre

Categories: Leadership.

Salary: £39,000 – £43,000.00 per annum

Are you passionate about palliative care? Do you thrive on teamwork? Do you enjoy the multi-disciplinary approach to meeting people’s needs? If you answer “yes” to all of these questions, then why not consider taking this exciting opportunity to make it happen? 

St Catherine’s Hospice provides inpatient, day care and community specialist palliative and supportive care to people with life limiting illnesses and their families within Sussex and Surrey.

We are seeking an innovative and motivated individual, who ideally has specialist palliative care and case management experience, to join our team as Lead Practitioner for our new Palliative Care Co-ordination Centre. This service will provide a single point of contact and access for all new referrals to the hospice, as well as providing round the clock advice and support for patients, families and health and social care professionals.

You should have sound leadership and management experience, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should also be able to work using your own initiative, have excellent prioritisation and assessment skills, be able to give clear instruction and lead and manage a team of practitioners and administrators.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post in more detail or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Penny Jones, Director of Care Services on 01293 447333.

Our benefits include:

Option to continue NHS Pension for existing members or alternatively we offer a pension via the Pension Trust, with an employer contribution of 9% / employee 6%, 27 days annual leave in addition to public holidays, excellent training and development opportunities – including paid study leave, clinical supervision, high staff to patient ratio of care and free car parking

We are a few minutes walk from Crawley railway station, where there is a regular train service for main connections links to Brighton and London.

These posts will be subject to Enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further details on all our vacancies, please visit the St Catherine’s Hospice website, call our recruitment line on 01293 447372 to request an application pack or send us an e-mail

Closing Date: 9 May 2015

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