Hospice Education Team Leader

Status: Permanent - 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £26,245 - £27,598 (WTE: £43,742 - £45,996) – Band 7

Closing Date: 22/11/2023

Interview Date: 29/11/2023

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. Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.

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

The Hospice Education team across St Elizabeth Hospice and St Helena Hospice develop and deliver appropriate and cost-effective learning programmes. Working with leaders and key stakeholders, we shape, develop and deliver education and training plans and solutions in line with the business needs of the hospice and our 5-year strategic plan.

Following a period of growth, we are looking to strengthen our team and have a fantastic new opportunity for a Hospice Education Team Leader to join our busy Education team.

We are looking for a passionate, skilled and knowledgeable senior nurse or healthcare professional to manage the day-to-day smooth running of the hospice education team to develop, deliver and continually improve the education, teaching and training provided by St Elizabeth Hospice and St Helena Hospice both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will bring a breadth of clinical experience in palliative care to support the teams to professionally develop ensuring a workforce able to provide a high quality and safe service for our population, patients and their families.

Candidates must hold a degree or masters qualification in own clinical area of practice together with a teaching qualification, such as PGCert or be prepared to undertake relevant training.  Management experience in palliative care and experience of successfully planning, delivering and evaluating training and education sessions is also important for this role.

In return we offer:

  • mirror Agenda for Change with regard to salary, enhancements, annual leave and occupational sick pay (however not reckonable service)
  • personal pension plan (NHS Pensions are transferrable)
  • employee assistance programme and other staff benefits
  • free parking

Discover St Elizabeth Hospice & what it’s like to work with us by clicking here or viewing the document below

For more details about this role please read the job description and person specification.  If you would like an opportunity to find out some more about working at the hospice we recommend a discussion prior to completing your application. Please contact Mandy Summons, Head of Education on 01473 707003 or mandy.summons@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.   Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.

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