Palliative Care Staff Nurse – Band 5

Location: Woking, Surrey

Status: Full time/ Part Time

Salary: £Band 5 £25,655 to £31,534

Closing date: 23rd August

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Woking & Sam Beare Hospice are pleased to announce the following position:

Palliative Care Staff Nurse

Band 5

We are a patient-centred charity that delivers palliative and end of life care to thousands of people each year with advanced life-limiting illnesses who live in Northwest Surrey, also providing support to their careers and families inpatient homes, in care or nursing homes or through its In-Patient Unit in the Hospice, as well as through the Bradbury Wellbeing Centre.

You will, therefore, be joining a passionate and dedicated team of professionals that make a real difference to the families across Surrey community.

“In the short time I have worked at the Hospice, I have been really supported by the team I work within. It is a challenging environment to work in, and I am continually learning. However, it is made easier by working in a supportive and caring team. I love my job.”

Clinical Colleague

A successful Palliative Care Staff Nurse – Band 5 will be:

  • Key member of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are essential.
  • To utilise your advanced nursing skills and knowledge
  •  Have a can-do, enthusiastic attitude.
  • experience of palliative care is desirable; it is not essential as we can offer support through our training and development programme.
  • A compassionate nurse who will play a key role in planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence based individualised nursing care.
  • You will also possess excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills and be able to lead and motivate others.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Current NMC Registration
  • RN educated to Diploma or Degree level
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development
  • Palliative care qualification
  • Mentorship qualification
  • UK Registration
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous, but not limiting in this position.

Clinical Staff Benefits

We are passionate about our colleagues’ careers. Along with our commitment to provide every colleague with a personal development plan to achieve their vocational goals, we provide the following industry leading benefits:

Annual Leave: 27 days rising to 29 days after five years’ service, rising to 30 days after 10 years’ service. If 10 years NHS service 33 days are granted.

Flexible Working: We fully support flexible working opportunities including working part time depending on the role.

Free Parking: Free parking is available.

Discounted Complementary Therapies: Our Wellbeing Team offer discounted therapies to all members of staff including massages and reflexology and Staff Wellbeing Days.

Blue Light Discount Card: Staff can apply for a Blue Light card that offers discounts across 15,000 retailers.

On Site Café: Our Garden Café based at the Hospice in Goldsworth Park offers a range of hot and cold food options including sandwiches and jacket potatoes. Hot and cold drinks and snacks with a discount offered to all members of staff.