Hospice at Home Senior Nurse

Contract: Part Time, 30 hrs per week, Permanent (salary band 6)
Location: Fair Havens/Within Community
Closing Date: Feb 1, 2022

This is an amazing opportunity to work as a member of the Community team ensuring a holistic package of care is provided to patients and families within their own home. You will enhance independence and quality of life, support provision of a variety of therapies, and provide practical and emotional support to our patients and their carers.

The successful applicant will be a Hospice employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable people and carers, they may certainly come into contact with those who are caring for vulnerable people and or their carers.

Covid-19 remains a necessary and important consideration for us. It is necessary to take continual significant steps to protect the health and safety of our entire Havens Hospices community. In order to comply with our duty of care, we encourage all our staff and volunteers working within the location of a regulated activity (provision of care) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless a medical evidenced exemption applies.

In return for your expertise and passion, you will receive a competitive salary package and most of all, by making the most of every day you work at Havens Hospices you’ll be helping us continue ‘Making every day count’ for those who need us most.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • To work as a member of the Community team ensuring a holistic package of care is provided to patients and families within their own home
  • Enhance independence and quality of life and support provision of a variety of therapies, practical and emotional support to patients and their carers
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of specialist and supportive palliative nursing care are delivered to patients, responding to changing circumstances and demands.
  • Establish effective working relationships with primary health care teams and other care providers
  • To work as part of a team to support Havens Christian Hospice.

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)