Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Contract: Permanent 37.5 hours
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: May 31, 2022

Havens Hospices delivers a range of services to people with life limiting conditions requiring palliative care. We provide high-quality symptom management, psychological support, end-of-life and respite care.

We are currently looking for an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our multidisciplinary in-patient team at Fair Havens. If you have an interest in palliative care, and the ability to enhance patient experience, we would like to hear from you.

This is a senior nursing position within the multi-disciplinary care team of the inpatient unit and the post holder will:

  • Act as a highly specialist, advanced and autonomous palliative practitioner, demonstrating a high level of practice and knowledge whilst participating in direct evidenced based patient care.
  • Collaborate with the medical staff and Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to provide professional and clinical support in the care of patients with specialist palliative care needs.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Current effective NMC registration
  • 1st Degree (health related) or equivalent
  • Advanced Assessment Skills qualification
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Non-medical prescriber (or willing to undertake)
  • Significant experience working in palliative care
We are now offering £500 upon appointment and £500 upon completion of probation for all Nurse and Healthcare Assistant roles. 
Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as a highly specialist, advanced and autonomous palliative practitioner, demonstrating a high level of practice and knowledge whilst participating in direct evidenced based patient care.
  • Collaborate with the medical staff and Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to provide professional and clinical support in the care of patients with specialist palliative care needs.
  • Utilise advanced clinical assessment skills to conduct holistic patient assessment and diagnose and manage complex symptoms and palliative care emergencies, including non-medical prescribing.

Key benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)