STRATHCARRON HOSPICE

Bank Registered Nurses

Permanent

Hours: ‘As and when required’

Salary: £22,440 per annum pro rata

Ref No: 1709363

Applications are invited for the above post to work on an ‘as and when required basis’ within our nursing teams and to contribute to the delivery of specialist palliative care services within Strathcarron Hospice.

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to enhance our dynamic nursing teams, working in a very demanding clinical care environment. It is expected that you have good understanding of the principles of specialist palliative care. Palliative care experience – including an awareness of communication and counselling approaches, and symptom management is preferred. Related clinical knowledge and skills – including that of communication, and continuing professional development should be evidenced within the application.

A competency in basic IT skills is essential. Strathcarron Hospice uses electronic patient care records – training in use of this system is provided.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates would be expected to work one six hour supernumerary, unpaid shift prior to consideration of an appointment. A subsequent induction programme is provided to all appointed applicants.

Of its Nursing Bank, Strathcarron Hospice expects its staff to offer flexibility and provide availability for ‘as and when required’.

Strathcarron Hospice offers a supportive work environment with access to a wide range of development opportunities.

This post is subject to a check by the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme.

Please ensure that the attached guidance notes are read prior to completing an application. For further information, please contact Susan Bateman, Ward Manager on 01324 826222, or email: susan.bateman1@nhs.net

An application pack is available from our website www.strathcarronhospice.net  or by contacting Nicola Griffin, HR Co-ordinator on 01324 826222 or by email nicola.griffin4@nhs.net

An interview will occur within seven working days post supernumerary shift.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Thursday 28th September 2017.

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