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Palliative Care Nurse Specialist – Health & Wellbeing

Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist – Health and Wellbeing Team                             

Band 7 – £44,346 – £50,548 p.a. (inclusive of HCA)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Health & Wellbeing (H&W) Team at our Health and Wellbeing Centre, based at Winchmore Hill. You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team who are passionate and have extensive knowledge of supporting those living with and affected by a life limiting illness. The Health and Wellbeing Centre provides a range of outpatient’s services to support with symptom management, rehabilitation and self-management, psychological and emotional needs and the wellbeing of patients and their families.

As part of this role, you will act as a resource of clinical knowledge and expertise for individuals, their family and friends, health care professionals and other agencies.

Your responsibilities will include undertaking a holistic needs assessment, planning and delivery of a consistently high standard of specialist palliative and supportive care in accordance with the Hospice policy, procedures and standards.

You will also support the delivery of the H&W service across both Winchmore Hill and Finchley sites including providing a cross-site clinic service alternating with the Team Lead.

The post holder will hold a degree and a Masters in Palliative Care/Oncology or be willing to work towards a Masters. With a minimum of five years post-registration experience, two years of which should be in palliative care/oncology setting (hospital or community) and a year of which should be at senior-nurse level, i.e. Band 6 or Band 7.

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about palliative care, understands the needs of those receiving palliative care or learning to live well as a consequence of their treatments or long term survivorship issues has a working knowledge of evidence-based practice, an understanding of current initiatives and developments within palliative and end-of-life care, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

This is an inspiring and exciting position, which provides many opportunities to influence change in a rewarding and highly valued role.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact: Khalda Meer, Health and Wellbeing Team Lead CNS on 0208 343 6812. Informal visits highly recommended.

Current NHS PENSION is transferable and NHS Annual leave entitlement will be honoured.

Closing Date: Friday 28 February 2020 at 9am

 

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