Registered Nurse

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Closing Date: 30/12/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time, Part Time
Location Hartlepool
Salary £30,810 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

Alice House Hospice is committed to the delivery of high-quality multidisciplinary care. We support patients and families through a range of services that promote health and wellbeing, long term and palliative care and ultimately support patients at the end of life both in the Hospice and in the community.

We are highly innovative, always looking for opportunities to improve our range of services to the public

If you are committed to providing excellent patient centred care and have a desire to work in palliative care you should consider becoming part of our dedicated nursing team.

Experience in palliative care is required but this does not need to be in a specialist environment.

Main duties of the job

To contribute to the delivery of specialist palliative care and maintain the highest possible standards of nursing care ensuring the maximum benefit to patients and their families across all Hospice services.

To work as part of the Multi-professional Team in planning, implementing and assessing the emotional, social, psychological and physical needs of the patient and their family across all Hospice services in a mutually supportive working environment.

To maintain clear and concise records of care to enable effective communication between all members of the Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) to facilitate high quality effective patient care.

To work collaboratively with wider members of the MDT and external agencies, Macmillan Nurses, GPs, District Nurses etc to enable the development and continuity of care.

To practise and maintain the highest standards of nursing care, acting in a professional and ethical manner and ensuring confidentiality is maintained to ensure best practise at all times.

To be willing to work flexibly across all clinical services in the Hospice to facilitate the smooth running of patient care across all Hospice services.

About us

Alice House Hospice currently has a consultant, ST3, F2 3 Hospice Doctors working with the registered Nurses.  Drs are also on call on an evening for advice and support

Job description

Job responsibilities

1.0 Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of specialist palliative care and maintain the highest possible standards of nursing care ensuring the maximum benefit to patients and their families across all Hospice services.

2.0 Key Tasks

· To work as part of the Multi-professional Team in planning, implementing and assessing the emotional, social, psychological and physical needs of the patient and their family across all Hospice services in a mutually supportive working environment.

· To maintain clear and concise records of care to enable effective communication between all members of the Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) to facilitate high quality effective patient care.

· To work collaboratively with wider members of the MDT and external agencies, Macmillan Nurses, GPs, District Nurses etc to enable the development and continuity of care.

· To practise and maintain the highest standards of nursing care, acting in a professional and ethical manner and ensuring confidentiality is maintained to ensure best practise at all times.

· To be willing to work flexibly across all clinical services in the Hospice to facilitate the smooth running of patient care across all Hospice services.

· To work alongside students and volunteers in a collaborative way to effectively promote a learning environment.

· To undertake training as required by the needs of the service to enable you to fulfil your role.

· To undertake all duties in accordance with the Law, Professional Guidelines, the Hospice Philosophy and the Hospice commitment to equality of opportunity and collective responsibility.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (SRN, RGN, RN) with PIN membership NMC

Desirable

  • Understanding and awareness of issues relating to patients with specialist palliative care needs.
  • Ability to work as part of a Multi-professional Team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commitment to personal development.
  • Understanding of equality of opportunity.
  • Commitment to collective responsibility.
  • Commitment to education and training

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Alice House Hospice

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