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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/10/2020.

COMMUNITY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST

Job Reference: J283-240

Employer:
Saint Francis Hospice
Department:
SPECIALIST COMMUNITY & CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICE
Location:
Havering-atte-Bower, outskirts of Romford
Salary:
£38,903 to £45,214 per annum

COMMUNITY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST

SALARY RANGE £38,903 TO £45,214 PER ANNUM

FULL TIME 37.5 HOURS PW - PERMANENT

The Specialist Community & Crisis Support service provides 24 hour specialist advice, support and facilitation of care for those persons with complex symptom management due life limiting illness and support to carers of the individual within the home setting or at a nurse led clinic environment.

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced nurse with excellent clinical palliative care knowledge base, to join our well-established specialist community service as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. This post will provide varied senior experience in a multidisciplinary working environment delivering a 24/7 service by telephone, out-patients and in the home setting, to individuals, carers and other health care professionals in the community.

The Specialist Community & Crisis Support Service works within the boundaries of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood and provides out of hours advisory telephone support to include Redbridge. Working collaboratively with other internal and external health care professionals is an essential part of the specialist service.

We are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication, assessment and prioritisation skills, and understands the needs of those receiving palliative care /end of life care, a working knowledge of evidence based practice and the ability to develop a good knowledge base of current initiatives and developments in palliative care.

Any community experience with lone working involved would be valuable in addition to the non-medical prescribing qualification or working towards.

Relevant experience of working at a senior level, managing a clinical caseload is essential with appropriate supporting qualifications and as well as any evidence of appropriate leadership learning.

Would you like to share your specialist palliative care skills and expertise with us? In return we offer a variety of staff support options, professional development opportunities, excellent team working and a supportive working environment. Superannuation can be continued.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Maria Stripe/Jane Elmer SCCS Team Leaders on 01708 758643 Ext 2343 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on Ext 2208.

Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least 7 days notice by email of invitation to interviews.

All communication regarding your application including invitations to interviews will be sent to the email address you have stated on your application form and not via your NHS Jobs account. Therefore please ensure that you provide your email address. Please note that if you do not get a response to an application within two weeks of the closing date, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please provide contact business email addresses for your referees one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Saint Francis Hospice is a centre of excellence in the care of those with life limiting illnesses. Our team of specialist consultants, doctors, nurses and health care assistants provide practical and emotional support for adults of all ages and give specialist bereavement support to family members from as young as 20 months.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE IS A CHARITY AND NOT PART OF AN NHS TRUST. THE HOSPICE IS SITUATED IN A QUIET LOCATION IN THE VILLAGE OF HAVERING-ATTE-BOWER ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ROMFORD; THEREFORE YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONSIDER OUR LOCATION WHEN APPLYING.

Our Core Values

These values underpin all that our charity aspires to do and shape our external and internal behaviour.

Support

Share ideas and respect one another, encouraging everyone to succeed.

Fairness

Treat everyone as we would wish to be treated ourselves; be courteous an aware of how our words and actions affect others.

Honesty

Be open and accountable, working together for the benefit of our local community.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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