Salisbury Hospice Education Lead

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£43,741 to £50,055 a year pa pro rota
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Job summary

This is fantastic new opportunity funded by Salisbury Hospice Charity to join our team as our new Education Lead.

We are looking for a passionate, skilled and knowledgeable Senior Nurse or healthcare professional to develop, deliver and continually improve the education, teaching and training provide by Salisbury Hospice internally and externally.

The successful candidate will bring a breadth of clinical experience in palliative care to support the teams to professionally develop ensuring a workforce able to provide a high quality and safe service for our population, patients and their families.

This post will be supported by the Matron and Team Leads within the Hospice Service.

Candidates must be a registered nurse (adult) with a current NMC registration or an equivalent registered healthcare professional and have experience in palliative care ideally in hospice inpatient as well as the specialist palliative care settings, experience would be preferred in either or both the hospital and the community settings, this would be an advantage.

Should have experience in managing workloads and meeting deadlines.

As this post is fully funded by Salisbury Hospice Charity, you will be required to work closely with them and their fundraising team to secure this future of this post and expansion of the education service.

Although funded by the charity, your employment will be with the NHS and therefore attracts all of the benefits associated with an NHS Agenda for Change Contract

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated \Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

senior nurse


  • Minimum 2 years experience in specialist palliative care setting
  • Minimum 2 year experience at Band 6 level or higher
  • Evidence of advanced palliative care study / courses
  • Advanced Communication skills course / training
  • Experience of informal teaching
  • Experience of formal teaching
  • ENB 998. PTLLS or DTLLS, or other teaching qualification


  • Experience of teaching Specialist Palliative Care specific courses or sessions
  • Palliative Care Experience in a different setting
  • Palliative Care or End of Life Care Qualification
  • Management or Leadership Course / Qualification

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