Band 6 Nurse (Maternity Cover – 6 Months)

Contract: Maternity Cover FTC (6 Months) 37.5 hours
Salary: Band 6
Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: Jul 17, 2022

We are looking for a Band 6 Nurse (Maternity Cover – 6 Months)

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.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • Regularly takes responsibility for being the nurse in charge, manging frequent changes and leading the shift.
  • Responsible for delegating workload to staff, ensure nursing care is delivered to the highest standard and reflects the needs of the patient
  • Ensure that, as far as possible, family and / or carers are included in guiding the care provided and can deliver care where it is safe, and they wish to do so.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Liaise with other professionals working within primary and secondary care settings, regarding care when required.
  • Accountable for adhering to medicines management policy.
  • Always act as an advocate for patient
  • Provide support for families and other carers, prior to and following a death, involving other agencies or disciplines when appropriate.
  • Assist medical staff in chaperoning patients, supporting discussions and management of their care.
  • Participate in the education of other professional and non-professional staff.
  • Be prepared to mentor students from educational establishments on clinical placements.

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
  • Employee assistance Programme.
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)