Specialist Nurse - Palliative Care

Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to £43000 per annum
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Sanctuary Health has a permanent job vacancy for an experienced and dedicated Specialist Nurse to work within Palliative Care based in Middlesex. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of general nursing and be registered with the NMC.

The salary for this permanent Specialist Nurse role is £43,000 per annum.

Summary:

  • To plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients.

  • Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects.

  • To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.

  • Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.

  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.

  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.

  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.

  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.

  • To provide a high profile commitment to professional development, teaching and education for all levels of nursing staff in the hospitals.

  • The post-holder will actively participate in the hospitals 24 hour speciality helpline rota.

  • To participate in MDT and ensure all patients are discussed to maintain rigorous health and safety standards to ensure all procedures at ward and unit level are consistent with set policies. Adhering to national guidelines, corporate and hospital protocols.

  • To ensure a robust communication system is in place to disseminate information to essential staff and outside agencies.

  • To ensure all patients attending the hospitals receive high quality care.

Benefits:

  • Employee benefits for contracted staff also include 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Private health insurance

  • Discounted gym membership and many more exclusive discounts and incentives via our "Perks at Work" scheme - we also have free parking at most of our hospitals.

Requirements of the Specialist Nurse:

  • You will be a registered nurse and will have a valid NMC pin.

  • A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development.

  • Recent UK Nursing experience

Contact:

This Specialist Nurse role is advertised by Stuart Munns; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.