Associate Community Specialist Palliative Care Nurse
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
The closing date is 02 December 2022
To provide holistic specialist palliative care nursing assessment of patients and carers with highly complex needs, identifying priorities of care and implementing strategies to give this care, with regular evaluation to ensure the maintenance of clinical excellence.
Please note the service hours cover early / late / night shifts as per rota to cover call handling for the single palliative line.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will act as a resource to other healthcare professionals in the delivery of expert, evidence based clinical care for patients with life-threatening illness who have complex specialist palliative care needs from the point of diagnosis onwards.They will manage their own supervised clinical caseload whilst working corporately within the team, visiting patients within their homes, out-patient clinics, and community hospital settings. The primary aim is to ensure continuity of care through all healthcare settings. To do this, they will link closely with the primary care team, the acute specialist palliative care team and the services within the integrated service for Specialist Palliative Care,An integral part of this role will be to deliver the 24/7 advice line with support from B7 CSPCN in hours & Palliative Care Consultants Out of Hours .
Apply now to join Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust that has been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.
The post holder will work collaboratively as part of a multi-professional team across Places providing a holistic service to patients with specialist palliative care needs, their direct carers and those important to themTo Provide with support of B7s specialist palliative care, through direct intervention and influence provision of generalist palliative care through indirect intervention by giving advice, education and support to all health care and social service professionals.
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Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
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.
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