Registered Nurse – Band 5

Contract: Permanent 25 hours
Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2022

Your nursing skills could be ‘Making every day count’ for local patients and families with complex and incurable conditions.

At Fair Havens in Prittlewell, overlooking Priory Park, we’re looking for a Staff Nurse to work as part of our multi-disciplinary team providing holistic care within our new, modern In Patient Unit.

Our friendly and supportive team focuses on giving patients choice in their care, with time to have these conversations.

You’ll need a range of clinical and nursing skills including:- Trained in but if doesn’t have then not a problem.

  • Intravenous infusions and transfusions
  • Managing chest drains and ascitic drains
  • Sepsis treatment
  • Bladder irrigation
  • Cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Using clinical skills to escalate palliative emergencies
  • Wound and seizure management
  • Diagnostics

You’ll be supported in your training and development too, with a dedicated Education Team and Clinical Practice Development Facilitator.

If you have a passion for palliative care, excellent clinical and communication skills, combined with compassion and a commitment to make a difference then we would like to hear from you.

Full job specification

Key Responsibilities

  • Intravenous infusions and transfusions
  • Managing chest drains and ascitic drains
  • Sepsis treatment
  • Bladder irrigation
  • Cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Using clinical skills to escalate palliative emergencies
  • Wound and seizure management Diagnostics

Havens Hospices Staff 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)