Specialist Practitioner for the Palliative Care Coordination Centre

Categories: Leadership.

Specialist Practitioner for the Palliative Care Coordination Centre

Salary range: £35,100 – £37,800 per annum

Full time, 37.5  hours per week working a shift pattern over seven days which will include OOH, weekends and bank holidays

Are you passionate about palliative care? Do you thrive on teamwork? Do you enjoy the muliti-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 excellent assessment skills, case management experience and palliative care experience to join our team as a specialist practitioner  for our new Palliative Care Co-ordination Centre. This service will provide a single point of contact for patients, families and health and social professionals as well as being the main access point 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.

We welcome individuals to visit us here at the hospice, to meet the team and to have a look around. If you would like to come along please call our HR team on 01293 447353

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 e-mail jobs@stch.org.uk.

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.

Closing Date: 10 September 2015