Salary: £37,638 to £44,780pa inc. LWA
Based in North Finchley
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse (Band 6) to join our friendly Inpatient Unit team providing specialist palliative care to patients with life limiting illnesses in our 18-bedded in-patient unit at the Hospice. The North London Hospice has been providing palliative and end of life care for the communities of North London since 1984.
You will act as a senior member of the In-patient Unit palliative care team. You will seek to provide a high standard of holistic, skilled, patient-centred, palliative care to all in-patients. You will assist the Unit Manager/s in supervision and training of junior staff and in service development issues. You will act as shift coordinator as required by leading the team and ensuring good communication from shift to shift.
Whilst the position is site-specific, there may be occasions when required to provide cross-site/service cover.
We support our patients and their loved ones to enable them to be cared for in their preferred place of care providing specialist advice to patients professionals, patients and their families. You will need to be committed to providing compassionate, dignified care, have excellent communication skills and variety of experience.
We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse with experience of palliative care, who is a team player, keen to learn and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You must also have some experience of leading a team, have good communication skills and proven organisational skills.
In return, we can offer you a range of benefits including a friendly and supportive working environment where we encourage our staff to reach their full potential, providing support with ongoing education and development and access to clinical supervision. Other benefits include:
- Current NHS Pension Scheme membership is transferrable
- Inner London supplement
- NHS-aligned annual leave
- Ongoing professional development, and support with revalidation
- Fully-funded health cash plan
- Workplace perks
- Discounted cinema scheme, etc.
If you would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact the following members of the IPU Team on 020 8343 8841 or alternatively contact them via email:
Miranda Fairhurst, Assistant Director, IPU (email@example.com),
Jacqui Ray, IPU Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org), or
Kym Owen, IPU Manager (email@example.com)
Closing Date: 26th February 2021
Interview Date: 8th March 2021