End of Life Facilitator

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata/per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with multiple teams and organisations across Cornwall the post holder will support End of Life care to develop system wide co-design programmes with key stakeholders and support the definition of the strategic direction of integrated End of Life models of care in Cornwall.

To act as an innovative leader, positive role model, expert End of Life care facilitator and key change agent. Seeking, sharing and utilising information with other multi professionals including cross boundary working to deliver and sustain high quality evidenced based care and identify skills and services to achieve end of life care closer to home.

Interview date - 15th June 2023 to be held at Venton Conference Centre, Chapel Parc, Newquay, TR8 5AH

Main duties of the job

Work alongside team managers to support staff in developing knowledge and skills to provide high standards of end of life care. Liaise with the Specialist Palliative care team to develop specific training programmes.

Support clinical advice to serious incident investigations and clinical reviews when end of life care is the focus of the incident.

Attend the professional practice forums to present areas for new practice development and to provide clinical advice, support and comment as requested.

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



  • 1st Level NMC Registration
  • 1st Level Degree Education or relevant evidenced experience
  • Teaching Qualification


  • Project Management Course
  • Leadership course
  • Management course

Skills & Apptitude


  • Experience of working in health/social care setting
  • Experience of working within palliative/end of life care
  • Experience of leading and supporting transformational/clinical service change
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • To have a high degree of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Skilled in producing spreadsheets, presentations and documentation
  • Experience of service improvement


  • Project management experience

Personal Qualities


  • Able to gain confidence and credibility of a range of professionals



  • Demonstrates evidence of Trust CARE values
  • Ability to travel independently where required
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check satisfactory to the Trust
  • Occupational health clearance satisfactory to the Trust

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

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust




TR15 3ER

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