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Community Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Ref: J283-240
Salary: £38,140 to £44,327 per annum 
Hours:  37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent
 

The Specialist Community & Crisis Support service provides 24 hour specialist advice, support and facilitation of care for those persons with complex symptom management due life limiting illness and support to carers of the individual within the home setting or at a nurse led clinic environment.

 

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced nurse with excellent clinical palliative care knowledge base, to join our well-established specialist community service as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. This post will provide varied senior experience in a multidisciplinary working environment delivering a 24/7 service by telephone, out-patients and in the home setting, to individuals, carers and other health care professionals in the community.   

 

The Specialist Community & Crisis Support Service works within the boundaries of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood and provides out of hours advisory telephone support to include Redbridge. Working collaboratively with other internal and external health care professionals is an essential part of the specialist service.

 

We are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication, assessment and prioritisation skills, and understands the needs of those receiving palliative care /end of life care, a working knowledge of evidence based practice and the ability to develop a good knowledge base of current initiatives and developments in palliative care.

 

Any community experience with lone working involved would be valuable in addition to the non-medical prescribing qualification or working towards.  

 

Relevant experience of working at a senior level, managing a clinical caseload is essential with appropriate supporting qualifications and as well as any evidence of appropriate leadership learning.

 

Would you like to share your specialist palliative care skills and expertise with us?  In return we offer a variety of staff support options, professional development opportunities, excellent team working and a supportive working environment. Superannuation can be continued. 

 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Maria Stripe/Jane Elmer SCCS Team Leaders on 01708 758643 Ext 2343 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on Ext 2208. 

 

Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

 

If you would like to apply for the Community Clinical Nurse Specialist position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J283-240

 

Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least 7 days notice by email of invitation to interviews

 

View the job description and person specification for the Community Clinical Nurse Specialist position 

      

 

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