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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2021.

Palliative Care Nurse Education Practitioner

Job Reference: J315-VC064

Countess Mountbatten Hospice
up to £30,615.00 pro rata


At Mountbatten making our employees feel valued is as important to us as making sure that our patients are safe. We are looking for people that live our values to help us make a difference to the thousands of patients who come to us for help and support each year.

We believe that every employee plays a vital part in helping us achieve our mission to provide and promote good care an support for those people living with, affected by or curious about death, dying and bereavement across the communities we serve.

Our vision at Mountbatten is of a world where all dying people and those close to them, have access to expert care of the highest quality, provided by compassionate and professional teams.

Our Values

We care about what we do. We appreciate that people are different and we are kind and compassionate to our patients and families, to our local community and to each other

We are experts in our field. We are professional at all times, aspiring to be the best that we can be in everything that we do

We are innovative and bold. We respond quickly and creatively to the changing needs of our society within the scope of our human and financial resources

We respect our community. We exist for our local population, now and into the future, and we believe that we can achieve more together by working in partnership with others

Here at Mountbatten our patients are at the heart of everything we do, and we need talented and committed people like you to join our team to help us grow and develop our services . If you wish to take the next step in your carer, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

Palliative Care Nurse Education Practitioner

Salary up to £30,615.00 pro rata - equivalent to Agenda for Change Band 5

6 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

18 hours per week to be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service

We are seeking a registered nurse with experience of delivering training to others to join our education team. If you are passionate about education, continuous learning and development then we would be delighted to receive your application.

About the Role

As an education practitioner you will:

  • Assist with the provision, both development and delivery, of specialist palliative and end of life care training to a range of care providers (including domiciliary, residential, and nursing care).
  • Support the facilitation of training (including mandatory training) of Mountbatten staff.
  • Support all other Mountbatten education activities, i.e., data collection and monitoring of training quality, learning and reflection sessions, and conferences.

About You

You will need to:

  • Have a Nursing Degree and experience of palliative and end of life care.
  • Have an exemplary record of continuous professional development.
  • Be a highly skilled communicator.
  • Experience of providing training to nursing colleagues and other health and social care staff.
  • Have the ability to deliver teaching in a variety of formats (including using virtual/online applications) and be able to adapt training material as required to meet the needs of your audience.
  • Have an understanding of domiciliary, residential and nursing care settings. Experience of working in these settings would be preferable.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be motivated and enthusiastic.

What we can Offer You

We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees including:

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Development and Training opportunities
  • Generous Annual Leave, Occupational Sickness and Maternity Benefit Schemes, subject to qualifying conditions
  • Recognition of previous Agenda for Change NHS Continuous Service for incremental progression, annual leave, maternity and sickness benefits
  • Pensions Schemes, including continuation of contributions to your NHS Pension scheme, subject to eligibility
  • Local Benefit Scheme including discounts with all ferry operators

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

Closing date -24th February 2021

Interviews will be held -11th March 2021

For an informal discussion and visit about this opportunity, please contact:

Jackie Bennett -Education Team Leader on 02382548881

Mountbatten Hampshire offers a generous benefits package to include:

Pension Scheme (including existing members continuation of NHS Pension Scheme)

Generous Holiday and Occupational Sickness Benefits

Off Site Free Parking

Training and Development Package

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