Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist
Solent NHS Trust
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Are you a compassionate, empathetic nurse who wants to help guide our patients through their end of life care? Then our Specialist Palliative Care Team is looking for you!
Following a palliative diagnosis, we aim to empower the patient, working with them and their care givers, to "Live well until they are dying", using a flexible holistic approach.
Solent's Specialist Palliative Care service provides evidence-based support to adults with a life shortening diagnosis, for both non-malignant and malignant diseases, registered with a Portsmouth City General Practitioner. It is available at any point during a person's life shortening illness, not just at the end of their life, where their symptoms, physical or psychological, have not responded to routine therapeutic interventions.
Solent are committed to you, to providing you with a workplace to thrive and to become the professional that you want to be! We have a variety of vocational opportunities for you to gain further knowledge and understanding.
Applications are welcome from experienced specialist nurses however for registered professionals looking to gain experience in this field, we would consider a Band 5-6 development opportunity.
Main duties of the job
As a Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will provide support and contact in a variety of forms including face to face visiting, remote online consultation and telephone support. You will be part of a cohesive multi-disciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Palliative Care Consultants, who work in partnership with Rowan's Hospice & neighbouring Trusts. The service acts as an expert resource in Specialist Palliative Care for other generic services needing advice and guidance for care management and future care planning, through education and support.
Make a difference with us
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.
We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
To deliver the best value for money
Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.
In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.
We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.
We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).