Community Clinical Nurse Specialist

Location: Woking, Surrey

Status: Full time

Salary: £33,247 - £41,034 pa depending on experience

Closing date: 3rd October

Contact email: recruitment@wsbhospices.co.uk

 

Woking and Sam Beare Hospices is a charitable organisation based in Surrey committed to providing specialist palliative care to people with life threatening diseases living in North West Surrey.  We work alongside other community care providers to ensure seamless care to patients with end of life care needs through education and collaborative working.

Description: Most people living with a life limiting disease would like to stay living in their own home. So this outstanding community palliative care team work to achieve this by forming a vital link between home and the expertise of hospice care.

Person Specification: As part of the Community Clinical Nurse Specialist team you will liaise and work with GPs, District Nurses and all members of the MDT, providing specialist knowledge and expertise in palliative care to patients and their families/carers in their own home, care home or community hospital.

The service is provided over seven days a week 9am to 5pm with the availability of advice out-of-hours. The team accept referrals at any stage of the disease process supporting both the patient/their carers and are a resource to community health care professionals (HCP) assisting with clinical and supportive management, advance care planning and decision making towards the end of life.

You be a registered nurse with a BSc in Oncology / Palliative Care and Evidence of on-going professional development and reflection in palliative and end of life care.

Benefits: As well as an excellent salary you will receive enhancements for Saturdays, Sundays, Nights, Bank holidays & Christmas Day and option to continue the NHS Pension Scheme.  We honour your NHS annual leave entitlement.

Application Process: If you would like to apply for this role, please use the links to download an application form and job description or contact the HR department on 01483 742682 or email recruitment@wsbhospices.co.uk

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is committed to learning and developing within our team.  You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills in supporting patients and their families and liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team.

Working as part of an integrated team of nurses, within the community setting to provide a responsive service, providing specialist palliative care advice including the ability to deliver safe evidenced based symptom control advice, alongside the provision of social, emotional and spiritual care for the patient and family. You will work closely with, and act as, a resource to primary care teams and other care providers with a common aim of achieving the best quality of life possible for our patients.

As a team member you will contribute to a positive supportive working environment with an emphasis on team work and cooperation.

For an informal chat please contact shelagh.musoke@nhs.net  01483 881755 or 07585 004238