East Lancashire Hospice

Staff Nurse IPU

Post Title: Palliative Care Staff Nurse - Inpatient

Accountable to: Clinical Lead – Inpatient Unit

Type of Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time/Part Time Negotiable – (worked on a rota inclusive of days, nights, evenings, weekends & Bank Holidays
Salary WTE: £31,317 WTE (pro-rata for part time hours; inclusive of enhan­cements)

If you have contributed within the last 12 months, you are eligible to apply to maintain membership within the NHS Pension Scheme

Closing date: 23rd October (or as soon as sufficient suitable applications received so please submit applications without delay).

This post involves regular, direct unsupervised access to vulnerable adults and therefore is exempt from the rehabi­lita­tion of offenders Act 1974

The post-holder will work as part of our multi­dis­cip­linary team, undertaking holistic assessment of patient need, the planning, imple­men­ta­tion and evaluation of care to ensure patients and their families/­carers receive the highest standards of evidence based care at all times.

Do you want to join our forward thinking, developing team and contribute to providing high quality specialist and supportive palliative care for patients and families of Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley.

Are you:

  • Profes­sional, proactive and driven to deliver excellent standards of care for patients?
  • Committed to working within a multi-profes­sional team to deliver high quality palliative and end of life care?
  • An excellent commu­nicator, able to promote choice, independence and self-care?

Do you have?

  • 1st level registration with the NMC and evidence of professional development
  • Experience in the care of adults with life limiting illness, palliative and end of life care needs
  • The ability to take respon­sibility for the care of patients, working with and supporting the development of others including students, support staff and volunteers?

If you have answered yes to the above please complete an application form available on the website or
contact us to discuss further using the details below

All enquiries and any further information regarding the above can be obtained from the recruiting manager:
Gaynor Barlow
Email: Gaynor.Barlow@eastlancshospice.org.uk
Telephone: 01254 287003
Application forms and job descriptions are available to download from our website:
www.­eastla­nc­shos­pice.­org.­uk alter­natively these documents can be obtained from the general admi­nis­tra­tion team on 01254 287016


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