Community Clinical Nurse Specialist - Great Yarmouth & Waveney

Status: Permanent

Salary: £30,401.00 to £37,267.00

Closing Date: 03/07/2019

Salary:            WTE £30,401.00 to £37,267.00   Band 6

Location:        Great Yarmouth & Waveney area

Hours:             37.5 hrs per week (will consider minimum of 22.5 hours per week).  Full rotation, 7 day week working.

In its 30th anniversary year, St Elizabeth Hospice continues to drive forward innovation and development of services, both in the Ipswich and East Suffolk locality and now further up the coast to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.  NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG have recently awarded the specialist palliative and end of life care contract to East Coast Community Healthcare.  The contract includes a specialist palliative care service which will be delivered in partnership with St Elizabeth Hospice.

This is an exciting time for 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 an enthusiastic Registered Nurse with demonstrable experience and knowledge of providing care to people with a specialist palliative care need?

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses to join our Community Team.  You will work with our Community Team providing specialist palliative care advice and support to patients in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area. You will work closely with your Team Leader and multi-disciplinary team to provide face to face and telephone support for a caseload of patients.

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

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

Closing Date:             3 July 2019

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 McCullough on 0800 5670111.

For more information please use the link below to see copies of the 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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