Queenscourt Hospice is an independent charity that provides support for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We care for patients with serious illnesses, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life at each new stage. We help to do this both in the Hospice and at Home through our In-patient unit, Queenscourt Connect and Queenscourt at Home services.
Transform Facilitator £26,829 - £35,931 pro rata Part Time, 6 month fixed term (Secondments Considered) (contract extension dependant on funding) Working as part of the TRANSFORM Team to educate and support the care of those in the last months of life in hospital, care homes and at home by educating, supporting and empowering clinical staff, families and patients. The successful candidate will be a registered nurse with previous senior level experience of end of life care. The post-holder will be expected to work their hours over seven days a week in all care settings but the majority is likely to be in hospital.
Interested? We offer: • Excellent training and development opportunities, including support to undertake professional qualifications or academic study • Staff receive excellent support and supervision from our clinical management team • We mirror the NHS Agenda for Change payscales and previous NHS service will be honoured in respect of pay • We support NHS pension scheme for those with eligibility • Working in a modern, bright and welcoming environment • Free on-site parking and subsidised meals
Closing date: Wednesday 20th December 2017 Interview date: Thursday 28th December 2017
Informal visits welcome. Please contact Cath Godfrey on 01704 517920 for further information.
Queenscourt Connect Team Leader (Day Services) 30 hours per week plus occasional on-call commitments Permanent, £26,829 - £35,931
Queenscourt Connect encompasses all non-inpatient care services. It provides individualised, reactive assessment and care for referred patients. This service will continue to develop and our aim is to strengthen our commitment to caring for patients in their preferred place of care.
The role will require some work across other clinical areas of Queenscourt Hospice such as the inpatient unit in order to provide Senior Nurse cover when required. This role is also an integral position within the Senior Nursing Team.
Interested applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and patient assessment skills, with the ability to treat patients as individuals and provide patient centred care to all patients referred to the service. The successful candidate will also have a post registration qualification, experience in general and palliative care and in the use of all End of Life care tools. Experience of managing teams is essential along with excellent organisation skills in order to prioritise conflicting demands.
You will also be able to evidence continuous professional development.
Please contact Laura Webster or Helen Birch for further information on 01704 544645, informal visits welcome.
We recognise NHS previous service in respect of pay and mirror Agenda for Change payscales; We support NHS pension scheme for employees with eligibility; free on-site car parking and subsidised meals; opportunities for development along with excellent staff support.
Queenscourt Hospice Retail Ltd is a social enterprise whose sole aim is to support the work of Queenscourt Hospice by raising much needed funds. We have a coffee shop and a chain of retail stores across our catchment area. We pride ourselves on the fact that all profits are given back to Queenscourt Hospice to enable them to provide the best possible care to our patients and their families.
Interested? We offer: • Competitive salaries • Workplace Pension • Opportunities for training and development • Supportive management structure • Working as part of a team, raising much needed funds for your local hospice
For more information, please contact Sue Newth, Area Retail Manager on 07540 564242 or Nicola Hanna, Head of Income Generation on 01704 517420. Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight, Thursday 21st December 2017
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