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Herefordshire

Registered Nurse – Community Services

Provider: St Michael's Hospice

Location: St Michael’s Hospice, Bartestree

Job Term: Permanent

Salary: £25,138 - £30,074 per annum pro rata

Hours: 18 - 37.5 hours per week

Number of posts:

Closing Date: 17th September 2021

As a Hospice at Home Nurse you will use your nursing skills and knowledge, complemented by the education, support and mentoring we will provide, to ensure all patient’s end-of-life care needs are addressed. You will work with multiple agencies, advising, explaining and acting as a patient advocate in conversations with GPs, paramedics and other healthcare providers. This multi-disciplinary collaboration, alongside excellent communications and teamwork within the charity, means your patients will have continuity of care and be able to focus on quality time with their family.  You will have the time, support and training to gain a more in-depth understanding of patients’ needs and how to address them. Your work is varied, always focusing on the care and support each family needs for their loved one to spend their final days at home.  Visiting patients in their own homes, you will be providing expert palliative care alongside emotional and psychological support for the whole family. You will be building a rapport over weeks, months or even years so that symptoms are controlled, hospital admissions prevented and families able to spend quality time together, at home. 

What else do we offer?

As well as joining an enthusiastic friendly and committed team, our location is hard to beat – nestled in the stunning Herefordshire countryside, in a state-of-the-art facility with free on-site parking, discounted delicious meals snacks and drinks. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 27 days annual leave (pro rata), plus bank holidays, (rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years), transferable NHS or Hospice pension, discounts with local suppliers, generous study leave and support for ongoing personal development.   Apply now, and help St Michael’s Hospice continue caring to make a difference to patients living with a terminal illness and their families across Herefordshire and beyond.  APPLY NOW