Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Full-time & Part time opportunities up to 37.5 hours per week (flexible working considered)
We are seeking enthusiastic Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners to join our new St Catherine's Telephone Advice, Referrals and Response (STARR) service
STARR is a team of nurse practitioners and rapid response nurses who specialise in the provision of triage, symptom advice and support to patients and families facing terminal illnesses.
Working as part of an integrated team of nurses, covering Surrey & West Sussex, you will contribute to the overall care of patient and families referred to St Catherine’s within the community setting. Specialising in the advisory and care coordinator component of this support, you will have shared clinical responsibility for the patients within one area managed by an Advanced Palliative Care Practitioner.
As a team member you will contribute to a positive supportive working environment with an emphasis on team work and cooperation. You will be providing a telephone service, with some face to face contact for patients and their families, giving advice and support. This may include visiting in exceptional circumstances.
You will participate in a rota covering 7 days a week, the core hours being 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday with the provision of covering occasional weekends.
We welcome individuals to visit us at the hospice to meet the team and to have a look around. If you would like to come along please call our HR team on 01293 447372
Our benefits include:
Option to continue NHS Pension for existing members or alternatively we offer a pension via the Pension Trust, with an employer contribution of up to 9%, 27 days annual leave in addition to public holidays, excellent training and development opportunities - including paid study leave, clinical supervision and free car parking.
We are a few minutes walk from Crawley railway station, where there is a regular train service for main connections links to Brighton and London.
These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure (with barring)
Closing date 23 October 2017
Interview date - 6 November 2017