Hospice at Home Nurse/Senior Hospice at Home Nurse - Bucks

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

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Job summary

Are you ready to specialise? The Rennie Grove Hospice at Home teams provide palliative symptom control and end of life care in patients’ homes, which challenges you to be more flexible and responsive as a nurse, while delivering holistic palliative care to the patients and their families.

As a Hospice at Home Nurse or Senior Hospice at Home Nurse with Rennie Grove in the Buckinghamshire Hospice at Home team (Ridgeway, South Bucks and Wycombe), you’ll have the opportunity to learn, develop and become an expert in your chosen field of nursing.

This role will be a Rennie Grove Band 5 Hospice at Home Nurse or a Rennie Grove Band 6 Senior Hospice at Home Nurse, depending on experience.

Hours: 30 hours per week (full time or part time considered)

SALARY: Rennie Grove Band 5 (Hospice at Home Nurse) £26,828 - £32,209 per annum (pro rata) and Rennie Gove Band 6 (Senior Hospice at Home Nurse) £33,033 - £39,808 per annum (pro rata). Depending on experience.

Closing: 18 May 2022 at 12 noon.

Interviews: TBC

Main duties of the job

  • Provide specialist palliative care nursing to patients and families within their own home.
  • Establish effective working relationships with specified Primary Health Care teams.
  • Promote the Rennie Grove mission and values within the local community.
  • Work within the Rennie Grove Competency and NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

About us

At Rennie Grove Hospice Care, we're all about making every moment matter for our patients and families, and you can play your part in that. We provide care and support for adults and children diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness, and their families, visiting day and night. It's important work and, to make it all happen, we need talented and passionate people.

We can offer:

  • a supportive environment
  • personal development
  • flexible working
  • opportunities to volunteer
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • NMC registration fees paid
  • opportunity to sustain your NHS pension
  • passionate team with quality at the heart of what we do.

If successful, you'll join us on the first working day of the month so we can best support you with our structured induction programme.

We encourage and strongly recommend our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is expected to:

  • Provide specialist palliative care nursing to patients and families within their own home.
  • Establish effective working relationships with specified Primary Health Care teams.
  • Promote the Rennie Grove mission and values within the local community.
  • Work within the Rennie Grove Competency and NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework

This role will be a Rennie Grove Band 5 Hospice at Home Nurse or a Rennie Grove Band 6 Senior Hospice at Home Nurse, depending on experience. For both job descriptions, please read the attached job descriptions in the supporting documents.

Person Specification

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • IT literate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Appropriate standard of Maths and English for Rennie Grove Band 5 level.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent judgement and good decision making skills.
  • Good influencing skills.
  • Ability to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate nursing care.

Qualifications

Essential

  • First level Registered General Nurse.

Desirable

  • Module in Palliative Care or Cancer Care.
  • Evidence of continuous personal and academic development.

Experience

Essential

  • Current post registration experience at Band 5 or above carrying out general or specialist nursing care.
  • Proven experience of effective.

Desirable

  • Relevant post registration experience at Band 5 or above in palliative care, cancer care and / or within the community.

Personal qualities/other

Essential

  • Drive and enthusiasm with a positive approach.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as an effective member of the team.
  • Caring and empathetic approach.
  • Ability to work effectively in an emotionally demanding environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible approach and attitude to working.
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure.
  • Uses initiative.
  • Commitment to Rennie Grove mission and aims.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

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

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Address

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Icknield Way

Tring

Hertfordshire

HP23 4JX


Employer's website

https://www.renniegrove.org/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Date posted

27 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£26,828 to £39,808 a year RG Band 5 £26,828-32,209 & RG Band 6 £33,033-39,808 pa(pro rata)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

B0346-22-5814

Job locations

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Icknield Way

Tring

Hertfordshire

HP23 4JX


Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Hodgemoor View

Chalfont St. Giles

Buckinghamshire

HP8 4LS


Supporting documents

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