Staff Nurse - Hospice

Location City of London
Discipline: General Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,000
Contact name: Eivar Zand

Contact email: E.zand@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: EZ - 015
Published: 4 months ago

​Our client is looking for a new Band 5 Staff Nurse to join their Charity funded Inpatient Hospice. This hospice consists of an 18 bedded in patient unit, a Day Centre and a community team that maintains the highest standards of palliative care within multidisciplinary environments. Services are provided for patients with cancer, HIV, and other life-threatening illnesses as well as for the patients’ significant others.

 

Duties:

  • To maintain continuous high standards of skilled nursing care and professional practice through evidence-based practice

  • To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence-based practice

  • To act as a role model and expert clinical practitioner. To supervise and teach both trained staff, health care assistants and student nurses

  • To assist the Ward Manager in all aspects of leadership and management of the hospice in-patient unit

  • To assist in the coordination of services provided by the inpatient unit, and to contribute to the day to day running of the service

  • To assist, where necessary, in the provision of other services provided by the hospice

 

Requirements:

 

  • Experience at Band 5 or above in specialist palliative care or oncology

  • Demonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to date

  • Experience of identifying and dealing with risks encountered within own practice

  • Experience of supporting junior / less experienced staff

  • Able to use assertive communication skills

  • Able to conduct audits in objective and efficient manner

 

Benefits:

 

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring, as well as generous unsociable hours enhancements (if applicable)

  • For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension

  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • 27 days annual leave

  • Discounts at local, national, and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

  • Excellent transport links

 

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply and we will do the rest!