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Senior Staff Nurse

Job Ref: J283-258
Salary: £29,524 to £33,831 per annum  
Hours:  37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent

Are you passionate about ensuring that patients have a choice about where they wish to have end of life care?

Do you want to further develop skills with care of patients at home in the community?

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.


Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation delivering specialist palliative care services in Havering, Brentwood, Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham.  Our Hospice at Home Team is a team of Senior Staff Nurses and Health Care Assistants who provide hands on nursing, support and care to patients and their carers in their own home. The team supports patients in their last few weeks of life to enable them to remain at home if that is their wish.


We are currently looking to recruit into our dedicated Hospice at Home Team.  This is an excellent opportunity for Staff Nurses with significant post registration and palliative care experience who are interested in community.


If you are an avid and enthusiastic team worker, have excellent communication skills and are confident and able to work both unsupervised and flexibly we would be delighted to hear from you.  The post holder should have the ability to travel efficiently and effectively across various locations within the hospice catchment area.


We in return will offer supervision, reflective practice, staff support, professional development opportunities and a supportive working environment. Transfer of NHS superannuation scheme or a private pension scheme is also available.


If you would like to discuss this job opportunity, please contact Simone Sims, Hospice at Home Team Leader on 01708 758603. 


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 Senior Staff Nurse position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs, www.jobs.nhs.uk.   The job reference number is J283-258
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
Interview date:  To be confirmed


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