Deputy Ward Manager


St Catherine's Hospice provides inpatient, day care and community specialist palliative and supportive care to people with life limiting illnesses and their families within Sussex and Surrey.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse leader, who is passionate about nursing, and who wants to make a difference to patients by having the opportunity to provide high quality care to patients and to also to be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team which provides pain and symptom control, respite care, complex psychological support and end of life care to patients and their families.

Sound leadership, management, interpersonal skills and good organisational skills are essential in this post, as is the ability to work using your own initiative in prioritising the IPU clinical case load through the provision of clear instruction and direction and support to the IPU team of Nurses and Nursing Assistants.

As a reflective practitioner with a commitment to the provision of excellent specialist palliative care, this post offers the opportunity to develop your clinical skills as well as your leadership and management skills within this specialist setting.

The hospice is committed to the development and professional education of our staff and has excellent educational links with Higher Education institutions in the local area, alongside internal training provision.

We offer this post on a full time basis, 37.5 hours, this will include weekend working and occasional nights to oversee night time working/practice

We offer excellent conditions of employment including 27 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays, Pension Scheme with the option of continued membership of the NHS Pension scheme for existing members. We are Crawley, West Sussex, within commuting distance from Brighton and London, and just a five minute walk from Crawley railway station.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance

Closing date: 29 April 2017
Interview date to be confirmed

Location Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time
Category Patient Services
Reference No. 057-17
Salary Salary Range £33,751 - £36,132 er annum Plus enhancements
Closing Date 2017/04/03
DBS Check Required? Yes
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