Deputy Ward Manager - Hospice ( RGN )

Appoint Group
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Ward Manager - Hospice


Full Time

Salary up to £36,490 unsocial hours

We are looking for a new Deputy Ward Manager to help run the Inpatient Hospice. The Hospice consists of an 18 bedded in patient unit, a Day Centre and a community team maintaining highest standards of palliative care with in multidisciplinary environment. Services are provided for people with cancer, HIV and other life threatening illnesses and for their significant others.

Patient's are admitted to the Hospice Specialist Palliative care In-Patient Unit for assessment, symptom control, terminal care, rehabilitation, respite care and medical interventions from a wide catchment area of the following CCG's primary care trusts of Westminster, Brent, Camden, Islington.

Skills and Experience Required:

This role would ideally suit an experienced Palliative Care Nurse from either a Hospice or Hospital Background. You will have previously mentored staff and trained junior members of the team. You must be able to assist in the administrative side of the role and have strong leadership skills.

    Experience at Band 6 in specialist palliative care or oncologyPossess a diploma or degree in nursing/ or a related subject, or be willing to work towards a degree in palliative careCompleted a foundation module in specialist palliative care or an equivalent module/courseDemonstrable clinical leadership skillsDemonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to dateExperienced practitioner

    Why work for us?

    At our organisation we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension.

    Working with us, all eligible employees receive;

      Competitive pay with progressive band structuring, as well as generous unsociable hours enhancements (if applicable)For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pensionContributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year27 days annual leaveOngoing training and development programmesDiscounts at local, national and online shopsInterest-free season ticket loansCycle to work loan schemeEmployee "Service Excellence" recognition rewardsChildcare vouchers

      If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then we would love to hear from you.

      If you would like to apply for this opportunity please email your CV to or call 01489774218.


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