Community End of Life Nurse

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Brierley Hill
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum per rata
Closing date
25 Sep 2023
Community End of Life Team- 30 Hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Community Nursing to establish our End of Life Team.

We are looking to appoint qualified Nurses with the experience of working in a role within the community and End of Life Care.

They will support the Rapid Response team which will operate 7/7 in the community, responding to patients at the end of life with acute needs to allow them to achieve their preferred place of death. The team include a band 7 Team Leader who will provide line management.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for the on going assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. The post holder will carry out all relevant forms of care and will take responsibility for caseload holders in their absence.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full information, please read the attached Job Description and Personal Specification documents.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • First Level registered Nurse
  • Community Experience
  • Clear understanding of end of life care
  • CEDA form to ensure patient have DNAR/CPR/ACP/Priorities of care in place
  • Qualification in palliative/ End of Life care or relevant experience.
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • V300 Nurse Prescriber

Knowledge & Training


  • Demonstrate knowledge of research based practice
  • Post registration experience to include: . Evidence of mentoring . Project working . Specialist training . Management and development of others
  • Good background knowledge of issues within the primary care arena


  • Have knowledge of major NHS issues
  • Knowledge around stock requisition and IB Solutions system



  • Evidence of being able to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of working to and achieving defined objectives


  • Show evidence of care planning using a Nurse Model
  • Show ability to adapt to change
  • Demonstrate a pro-active approach

Communication & Relationship Skills


  • Must be able to commute to meet the demands of the role
  • Ability to develop working relationships with other professionals

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values


  • Able toprovidesafe,caring,and effectiveservices
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued

Analytical & Judgement Skills


  • An understanding of when to use clinical judgement
  • An understanding of when to ask for assistance
  • Ability to gain and maintain competence in relevant clinical skills in line with the NMC Code of Conduct


  • Background knowledge of the issues within the Primary and Community setting

Planning & Organisational Skills


  • Enthusiastic - seizing the opportunity for personal and service development
  • Motivated - able to motivate self and others to deliver a quality service
  • Forward thinking - to identify opportunities for improvement in service development
  • Flexible - to meet the demands of the service

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Brierley Hill Health and Social Care

Venture Way

Brierley Hill


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