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.
Hospice Band 5 post £21,384 – £27,673 per annum pro rata + Shift Premiums
Full / Part time (min 22.5 hrs per week)
Location: Heald Green
Our busy inpatient unit with 27 beds provides patients with specialist end of life care including symptom management.
Working as part of the wider multidisciplinary team you will support patients with complex clinical needs and provide hands-on person-centred care looking beyond the patient’s condition. You will:
Be a confident communicator with the ability to articulate your views and discuss patients’ needs with the multidisciplinary team.
Have excellent planning skills with the ability to respond to changing priorities.
Be able to reflect on your clinical practice and implement improvements to support patients and their families.
Ideally have experience of working in palliative care. However, applications from newly qualified Registered Nurses or those from other specialisms will be considered.
Ideally be competent to administer IV medications, blood transfusions, enteral feeding and non-invasive ventilation, but support and development is available.
Our Practice Development Centre supports our continuous learning environment, including supporting staff development. There is also opportunity to mentor our student nurses and to become a link nurse.
The role will be challenging and rewarding giving you the opportunity to develop your nursing skills and knowledge in palliative care.
Benefits include 7 weeks holiday, free parking, access to education and a comprehensive induction programme. We are able to maintain membership of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members.
The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice
For a recruitment pack please visit www.sah.org.uk/jobs or call 0161 498 3623
Closing Date: 13th February 2017
Interview date: 22nd February 2017
Registered Charity No: 258085