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Community Nurse (End of Life) ***�2,000 Welcome Payment

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum pro rata inc fringe hcas
Closing date
22 Sep 2023
Surrey Downs Health & Care

***Welcome Payment of �2000

As a thank you for choosing us as your new employer, all successful applicants will receive a Welcome Payment of �1000 on commencing and a further �1000 after successful completion of your first 6 months. T& C's apply.

We are looking for a nurse who has experience of working in the community to work within the End of Life Care Team.

The post holder is responsible with the continuing management of the patients and/or staff within their clinical setting, without supervision alongside their team lead and taking the chain of command in the absence of their team lead.

This includes the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and holistic care packages, the setting and maintaining of standards and the supervision and deployment of staff, if appropriate.

The post holder will undertake facilitation of educational programmes for basic, post basic and in-service training, in close liaison with the Learning and Development Team.

To work closely with the senior team member to facilitate patient focused, innovative research based practice, in line with Surrey Downs Health and Care objectives.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as part of the team undertaking lead responsibilities
  • Treat all patients as individuals, respecting their privacy and dignity at all times
  • Assess individual care needs, implement and evaluate holistic programmes of care
  • Involving, supporting, informing and educating family/carers
  • Promote health and wellbeing
  • Develop effective communication and liaison systems
  • Maintain clear and comprehensive records according to SDHC procedures
  • Facilitate/undertake training and professional updating for team and students
  • Act as an assessor and mentor to qualified and unqualified staff
  • Maintain, develop and monitor standards of evidence based nursing care
  • Maintain own professional and clinical integrity in line with NMC guidelines
  • Support/mentor team members and participate in clinical supervision activities
  • Be responsible and maintain timely patient care
  • Be responsible for maintain data entry and other record keeping
  • To work in co-operation and partnership with all other professionals and agencies involved in the care of the patient
  • Be aware of and act upon when necessary, procedures that are in place to protect vulnerable individuals
  • Participate in the SDHC Clinical Governance Strategy andRisk Management Strategy
  • Undertake ad-hoc duties which may be required from time to time
  • Staff are employed to work within SDHC localities and may be reasonably requested to move base temporarily or on a more permanent basis, as requested by service needs

About us

Surrey Downs Health and Care (SDHC) deliver care closer to people's own communities through our Primary Care Networks and our innovative partnership of local NHS organisations.

Surrey Downs Health and Care has a track record of providing person centric care that goes beyond organisational boundaries to do what is best for the individual. This partnership includes:
  • The three GP federations GP Health Partners, Dorking Health Care and Surrey Medical Network representing practices that operate in the Surrey Downs area
  • CSH Surrey
  • Epsom and St Helier's University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Surrey Council County

Historically, there have been boundary lines between the organisations that provide care to people in their homes, in GP surgeries and in hospitals, but we have always been united in our mission to provide great care to the people who need us.

It's on those grounds that the Surrey Downs Health and Care was formed - we want local people to receive the care that they need in the right environment. By bringing together our expertise, we can improve patient care and enable local people to access the right support, care and treatment more easily than ever before.

In bringing this partnership together, we are working to the same set of values that will translate into better care for our residents.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and person specification attached for further details about this job.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working directly in a care coordinator role, adult health and social care, learning support or public health / health improvement
  • Examples of Significant administrative and clinical experience

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to provide quality care that is responsive to patient's/ client's needs and to work in partnership with patients and clients and other agencies
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, valuing contributions from team members
  • Ability to drive & have access to a vehicle for work



  • Required qualifications as per Job Description
  • Full current Driving Licence. Ability to drive & have access to a vehicle for work

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


Leatherhead Hospital

Poplar Road


KT22 8SD

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