Registered Staff Nurse

St Catherine's Hospice
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Various - Crawley, West Sussex and East Surrey JOB TITLE: Registered Staff Nurse - Open Day SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive salaries with evening and weekend enhancements plus excellent benefits, a generous 27 days annual leave allowance each year, in addition to public holidays, excellent training and development opportunities, staff pension scheme, with an employer contribution of up to 9% and a 6% employee contribution. Alternatively, existing members can continue the NHS Pension, WORKING HOURS: Up to 35 hours per week on a shift basis THE COMPANY: Our client are a local charity with a big ambition: to help everyone face death informed, supported and pain free. Providing expert hospice care, our client is there for people in West Sussex and East Surrey when life comes full circle and are rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission for the work they carry out. Our clients are recognised locally as the leading experts in palliative care, delivering personalised care in the community and due to continued growth, they now have opportunities for Registered Staff Nurses (Inpatient unit) and experienced Nursing Assistants (Inpatient/Community settings) and are holding an open day Wednesday 27 September 2017 from 3 pm until 7 pm where you can pop in any time to meet their friendly team. If you have recently qualified, returning to practice or seeking a new challenge, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you! If are unable to attend the open day Wednesday 27 September 2017 from 3 pm until 7 pm then our client still wants to hear from you as can arrange interviews on an individual basis also. THE ROLE: As a Registered Staff Nurse you'll work in the Crawley, West Sussex and East Surrey area as part of an integrated team of nurses and nursing assistants delivering high quality care to patients referred to our client's Hospice, and their families. In partnership with the hospice's multi professional team, you'll participate in planning and delivering responsive, compassionate and effective patient centred care. This nursing role demands sound evidenced based clinical knowledge of end of life care plus clear and effective communication skills. You'll participate in the hospice's learning and development and governance programmes in collaboration with other members of the team. You'll have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Using team work and cooperation, you'll contribute to a positive, supportive and professional working environment. **Please note full person specifications for the Registered Staff Nurse's role can be obtained before the open day and will be sent out once applied online and registered your interest. THE CANDIDATE: For the Registered Staff Nurse's role in Crawley, West Sussex and East Surrey you must be be a Registered Nurse with valid PIN ideally with at least 3 months post qualification experience in a palliative care setting but is not essential. What is essential is you have Up-to-date evidence of Minimum level competency in Communication, Clinical practice / Leadership Education and Training, Grief, Loss and Bereavement, but also have IV skills and a good understanding of RCN competencies. You should be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills who is passionate about delivering high levels of care and nursing. Our client has a range of opportunities for experienced, newly qualified, and Nurses returning to the field so if you don't meet the criteria for the Staff Nurses role our client would still like to see you and are encouraged to still attend the Open Days to discuss other opportunities. Open Day Wednesday 27 September 2017 from 3 pm until 7 pm Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.
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