30 – 37.5 hours per week – including regular rotation from days to nights.
North Yorkshire Hospice Care Sites
An exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with experience of end-of-life care to join our In-patient unit ensuring the provision of a high level of specialist palliative care within a multi-disciplinary approach, and to be an effective and supportive leader to the nursing team.
Key responsibilities will include providing effective line management and being a positive role model to a team of nurses, supporting ongoing professional development, including regular contact meetings and appraisals, and providing support with revalidation.
You will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to assess, plan, implement, deliver, and evaluate specialist palliative nursing care for allocated patients within the hospice and also act as Shift Coordinator regularly.
The Senior Team Nurse will be an active part of the clinical policy review team contributing to the organisation’s development of policies, procedures, guidance, and documentation to ensure safe, effective, responsive, caring, and well-led practice.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse with a current pin who can demonstrate experience and an interest in palliative care, with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude to patient care.
Benefits include: –
- 28 – 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata).
- Comprehensive Induction programme
- 4 participatory training days per year (fully funded) to support your continuous professional development
- Specialist palliative care training including advanced symptom management and communication skills training.
- Opportunities to access external training courses to enhance knowledge and skills
- Assistance and guidance for revalidation
- Support from a Clinical Practice Educator
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Access to staff support and specifically resilience training and clinical supervision
- Free group life assurance.
- Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.
North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).
Completed applications to be received by 9 am on 16 December 2021.
For more information on the role, please contact us at [email protected] or 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion and tour.
Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website, where a full Job Description is available.
Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.