Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative CareAgenda for Change Band 6
Location – may be required to work in any of the four boroughs in which we operate (Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen, Monmouthshire)
37.5 hours per week / Permanent
Agenda for Change Band 6 (training role could be considered)
We are a Hospice with an excellent reputation within the community we serve. We are one of the UK’s largest Hospice at Home services and also have a state of the art inpatient unit. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team. The candidate will be an experienced individual with the energy, enthusiasm and ability to contribute to our multi professional team.
The successful candidate must be able to:
- facilitate the provision of high quality specialist nursing care to patients with cancer and other life threatening illnesses
- provide direct support and advice to patients and their families and act as a resource to other professionals in the community
- advise and support the multi-disciplinary team involved in the patient’s care, particularly on symptom control issues and psychological, spiritual and bereavement care
- take part in planning and delivering education programmes within the community in conjunction with the Education Department
Working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
There will be a requirement to participate in the on-call rota, including weekends.
Use of a car and possession of a UK driving licence is essential.
The post involves working with vulnerable adults and is subject to a Disclosure Barring Service application at an enhanced level.
For an informal discussion please contact Karen Hughes 01633 851051, or email HR@stdavidshospicecare.org
Closing date for applications is Friday 6th September 2019
Apply using secure online form