Hospice at Home Sister

Contract: 37.5 Hours per week
Location: Across both Little Havens and Fair Havens sites
Closing Date: May 28, 2021

We are currently recruiting a Hospice at Home Sister to lead our established adult community team, to deliver an effective, caring, responsive, safe service. The successful applicant will be pivotal in ensuring a high-quality patient experience for service users of Hospice at Home.

Band: 8A

Candidates will have:

  • Current NMC registration
  • Relevant post registration management experience at Band 7 in palliative care, cancer care and/or within the community
  • Intermediate keyboard and IT skills, working with Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships both internal & external
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and diplomatically with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work on own initiative and work effectively within a team

At Havens Hospices we care for children, young people and adults with complex or incurable conditions. Our specialist Care Teams can support them and their family living throughout illness, death and bereavement, in the comfort of their own home and through our hospice services, Fair Havens, The J’s and Little Havens.

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 lead and sustain an open, supportive culture that facilitates effective multi-professional team working.
  • To develop the adult Hospice at Home team/Managed Care Service with the support of the Head of Adult Services and Director of Care, to ensure that local community priorities are met
  • To facilitate, mentor and support the adult Hospice at Home team to ensure a cohesive, balanced and efficient service delivery
  • To support Head of Adult Services in developing further commissioned services within the Community Team

Benefits for you

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • A retention bonus of £500, upon successful completion of probation period
  • A recommend a friend scheme with one off bonuses ranging from £125 to £500
  • 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 including apprenticeships
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)