Community Clinical Nurse Specialist (Development Role)

Status: Permanent

Salary: £24,907.00 to £30,615.00

Closing Date: 07/10/2020

Salary:            £24,907.00 to £30,615.00       Band 5 progressing to Band 6

Hours:             Full time – 37.5 hrs per week.  Full rotation, 24/7 days a week.

This is an exciting time for the Community Team at St Elizabeth Hospice. It’s a time of expansion, development and investment in the Hospice Community Team.  We are offering an opportunity to be part of the Community Specialist Palliative Care Team influencing the holistic care of patients and carers with end of life and specialist palliative care needs.  This is a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives

Are you a Registered Nurse who wants to give the best possible care?   Have you thought about a career in Specialist Palliative Care at St Elizabeth Hospice?

We are looking for an enthusiastic registered nurse who wants to develop their skills and experience within specialist palliative care. There will be an individualised training plan (ITP) to support your progression from generalist to specialist palliative care nurse. The plan will incorporate both practical elements and a programme of academic study; we will develop the plan depending on your previous experience and knowledge (please see hospice website for case study examples as well as ITP’s). You will have the opportunity to join the community team here at the hospice working alongside our specialist palliative care multi-disciplinary team providing planned and reactive/urgent care to patients and their loved ones.

Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as “Outstanding”

In return we offer:

  • mirror Agenda for Change with regard to salary, enhancements, annual leave and occupational sick pay
  • personal pension plan (NHS Pensions are transferrable)
  • excellent training opportunities
  • support with revalidation and ongoing CPD through both in-house and external education including an in house palliative care programme
  • experience in working in a 24/7 Specialist Community Team
  • employee assistance programme
  • free parking

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in east Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice. We are well respected and praised for our responsiveness and expertise by people we serve.

Closing Date:    7 October 2020

Interview Date:  to be confirmed

If you would like an opportunity to find out some more about working at the hospice and how it can fit your own career aspirations, we recommend an informal visit/discussion prior to you completing your application. Please contact Sarah Godfrey, Head of Community on 01473 707969 or Alison Queen, Community CNS Team Leader on 01473 707044.

For more information please see job description and person specification.

Please also click on the link below for further information on career development pathways at the hospice.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

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