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Telephone: 01704 544645
Address: Town Lane, Southport, PR8 6RE

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.

Please ensure you complete the application form in full. We do not accept CV’s or covering letters in place of a fully completed application form.

Registered General Nurse
Fixed Term minimum 12 months (maternity leave cover)
Full or Part hours available
£22,923 - £29,904 (dependant on experience)

We are looking to appoint a qualified, experienced, motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable practitioner with post registration general nursing experience and good IT skills. Comprehensive induction and training programme will be provided for successful applicants.

The post holder will predominately work across our 10 bedded In-Patient Unit with some time in our Queenscourt Connect service. There is a rotational shift pattern working early, late and night shifts. Queenscourt Connect encompasses all non-inpatient care services providing 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.

Job Description and Person Specification

Queenscourt supports NHS pension scheme for employees with eligibility; provides subsidised staff meals; free car parking, opportunity for development along with excellent staff support and training.

For an informal discussion please telephone Helen Birch Director of Nursing Services on 01704 517925 or Laura Webster Clinical Services Manager on 01704 517923
Closing date midnight, Monday 27th August 2018
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Palliative Care Nurse Specialist (PCNS)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic RGN, who is passionate about excellence in palliative and end of life care to join the Supportive and Specialist Palliative Care Services as a PCNS. The post-holder will work mainly in a community setting but also into the local acute hospital at weekends and bank holidays as required.

We have one position available but are open to the experience the successful candidate may bring with them to the role. We would consider either of the following posts/backgrounds:

Band 6 Development Post (£26,829 - £35,931 pro-rata)
Full or Part time considered; 12 month fixed term contract with a view to permanent
During a period of mentored development the successful candidate will be supported to acquire the necessary training, experience and qualifications to excel in this role. The successful candidate will be a first level RGN with five years post registration experience; Educated to degree level with Advanced Communication Skills training. You will also have previous experience in a managerial role and senior level experience of working with cancer or palliative care patients along with educational/teaching experience.

Band 7 (£32,012 - £42,204 pro-rata)
Permanent; 22.5 hours per week
In order to be considered for this post, you will meet the requirements of the Band 6 Development role and you will also possess a V300 Non-Medical Prescribing qualification; Post-Graduate Palliative Care Qualification; An educational/teaching qualification (stand alone or as part of a degree) and clinical examination skills.

Please contact Helen Birch on 01704 517925 for further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Job Description and Person Specifcation

Closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is Midnight, Tuesday 7th August 2018.

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Transform Facilitator

£26,829 - £35,931 pro rata
Full or Part Time considered; 6-12 month fixed term contract (contract extension dependant on funding & fit)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the TRANSFORM Team to make a difference to 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.

Please contact Cath Godfrey on 01704 517920 for further information or to arrange an informal visit.


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

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is Midnight, Tuesday 7th August 2018.

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Unfortunately there are no more vacancies at present.
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