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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/01/2020.

Living Well Centre and Outreach Manager

Job Reference: J181-A-20-45698

Central Advertising - Social Enterprises
Hospice of the Good Shepherd
£36,714 - £42,245

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Living Well Centre and Outreach Manager, Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Chester

Are you looking for a new opportunity to utilise your specialist knowledge, exercise your leadership skills and develop your career in specialist palliative care? We are seeking a dynamic, motivated adult or mental health nurse who is an enthusiastic, hardworking leader, with a passion to meet the needs of those who do not typically access hospice services. You will be a compassionate and positive professional withsound leadership, management, interpersonal and organisational skills.You will lead a supportive multi-disciplinary team in an outpatient setting which provides symptom control, complex psychological, spiritual and social support to patients and carers individually or as part of a group. You will be responsible for developing collaborative working relationships with local health and social care providers, helping to identify people who may benefit from early referral to hospice services and further developing services to meet their needs. You will be responsible for ensuring those who use our Living Well Centre receive the highest standard of care and will work with the Director of Clinical Services, Responsible Clinician, Ward Manager and Family Support Services Manager to maintain these standards across the whole organisation. Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motivated by the strategic priorities and values of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.

In return you will be working in a modern, purpose built environment, and joining a friendly and welcoming team with the collective aim of positively enhancing the lives of the individuals in their care. The hospice is committed to supporting and developing all staff, in order for each individual to flourish in their role. There will be support and guidance for career progression, and the opportunity to develop new skills.

The Hospice of The Good Shepherd provides a range of specialist palliative care services for people living with both stable and advanced life limiting illness through its Living Well Centre, Family Support Services and Inpatient Unit to people of West Cheshire and the Deeside area of Flintshire.

You'll receive a raft of benefits and support, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • A generous 36 daysannual leaveinclusive ofBank Holidays rising to 38 days with length of service
  • Continuation of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members or the opportunity to join the hospice pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • A range of in-house education plus support to attend external training and development.
  • A staff support programme including clinical supervision, confidential counselling and occupational health services.

Please note we are holding two open events on Tuesday 14th January 6.30pm – 8pm and Friday 17th January 1.30 – 3pm where a variety of staff from within the organisation will be available to speak to you and a short tour of the hospice will be provided. Confirmation of your planned attendance at one of these events is welcomed but not essential. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hospice of The Good Shepherd

For further information about the post or to confirm attendance at an open event please contact Liz Taylor, Director of Clinical Services or Laura Smith, People and Development Manager on 01244 851091.

Interviews 7th February 2020

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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.

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