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ward sister

Contract: Full Time – 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: Band 8a
Location: Fair Havens Hospice
Closing Date: Apr 18, 2019

We're looking for a Ward Sister to lead the Fair Havens Care Team in providing a comprehensive service to patients who are under the care of Havens Hospices. The role provides clear leadership and direction to the in-patient team, motivating the team to deliver the best possible standards of care. 

You will have experience in a palliative care environment, be a skilled people manager and possess outstanding clinical expertise. You will have a passion for palliative care and be looking for an opportunity to make a real difference.

The patients we care for have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness and we are seeking a highly motivated practitioner who understands our ethos. You will need a flexible approach and strong communication skills to ensure you deliver the best possible experience for our patients, families and carers.

New Fair Havens Hospice

This is an exciting and rewarding time to join us as we begin to build our new hospice.  It will incorporate 16 in-patient bedrooms, increase Day Hospice services, additional family support and beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds. Currently in the construction stage in Southend it will bring together a range of specialist services to support people through the journey of their illness, and as the end of their life approaches.

Havens Hospices Staff Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (including bank holidays)
  • Perkbox staff discount scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)

For more information about the position please contact Lorraine Tullett, Head of Adult Services. 

Contact us today on 01702 220350 or email us