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Community specialist palliative care team lead EAST Cornwall

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to manage a team of specialist community palliative care nurses in the East of Cornwall.

This is a temporary 6-month post to cover staff absence and so a secondment opportunity would also be considered.

The hours and base are negotiable for the right candidate.

Please contact Chloe Thornton ICM for further details 07887 567504

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide professional/Clinical leadership for Specialist Palliative care and end of life care within a locality area. To support service improvement for Specialist Palliative Care and End of Life Care services, to manage a team of nurse specialists and lead by example. Acting as a resource for Specialist Palliative Care and End of Life Care within the locality for other health and social care professionals

In partnership with Locality Directors and Integrated Care Managers the post holder will ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and evaluate implementation of guidance, policy and strategy for Specialist Palliative care and End of Life care.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health.We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases.Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon.As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education & Skills


  • Current professional registration -Registered Nurse
  • Professional qualification - Diploma / Degree
  • Clinical Placement Supervisor
  • Comprehensive experience as a clinical educator of students
  • Basic management skills



  • Specialist knowledge and application of specialist palliative assessments and interventions
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Awareness of National Agendas and good knowledge of National & Local legislation, policies and procedures

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