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.
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
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
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!