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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/02/2020.

Supportive and Palliative Care Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-20-21

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£30,401 - £37,267 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Exciting opportunities have arisen within the Wirral University Teaching Hospital Supportive and Palliative Care Team. You will work alongside a dynamic multi-disciplinary team and we are looking for individuals to continually improve the service and expand specialist palliative care knowledge across the Trust.

The post holders will be supported to gain supportive & palliative care skills to allow them to carry out holistic needs assessments for new patient referrals, focusing on ‘what matters most’ to the individual and those important to them; offering symptom control advice in keeping with local, regional and national guidance; and providing social and psychospiritual support to the patient and those important to them as part of a wider MDT.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Morris, Associate Director of Nursing, Medicine and Acute

via Gemma Bulmer Telephone Number: 0151 604 7449


Catherine Hayle Clinical Service Lead for Palliative Medicine

via Sarah Clare Telephone Number: 0151 678 5111 Ext: 8656

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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.

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