Clinical Nurse Specialist - Palliative and End of Life care

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
Closing date
18 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Palliative care nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and highly skilled nurse to join the dynamic and progressive Specialist Palliative Care Team working in the London Borough of Redbridge for NELFT. The post is part time (22.5 hrs per week working flexibly across the 7-day service) and is a substantive position. We are seeking a dynamic nurse, who can demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a passion for delivering the highest quality holistic palliative and end of life care to patients and their families.

This post presents an exciting opportunity to individuals to influence and enhance the provision of high quality care that patients and families deserve at end of life, within Redbridge,

Main duties of the job

The specialist palliative care clinical nurse specialist will be a key team member in the delivery of specialist palliative nursing services to enable and support timely and effective care and assessment and intervention for patients with specialist palliative care needs in the community settings.

They will, as part of the specialist palliative care service, enhance the specialist nursing service undertaking the assessment and triage of patients, ensuring patients and carers receive high quality care, support and advice.

The post holder will provide advice and support to other members of the multi-professional teams involved in the care of patients with specialist palliative care needs.

There is opportunity for professional development and specialist training in palliative care, including Independent Prescribing, which is beneficial in streamlining patient care interventions.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination - We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period - This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �4,108 to a maximum of �5,177).

Starting with NELFT - NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Person Specification



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