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Palliative Care CNS Basingstoke Community

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you passionate about palliative care? Do you want to work with an enthusiastic team building on your palliative care skills? The Community Palliative Care team in Basingstoke is looking for Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to join their team.. See below for what we are looking for in an individual.

The delivery of a high quality, effective and compassionate care is essential to our organisation.

The palliative care service operates over 7 days.

Main duties of the job

What we look for:
  • Someone who is enthusiastic about working with patients and their families with complex palliative care needs.
  • Someone with experience in palliative care and who is keen to continue to develop is essential.
  • Someone who understands that education for Health care professionals, patients and their families is key to the role and would be willing to be involved in delivering education.
  • Someone who works well in a team but also able to work autonomously.
  • We are open to accept applications from band 6 or 7

What we Offer:
  • There is access to clinical expertise and oversight to enable the optimal care of our patients 7 days a week.
  • There will be access to continued professional development and support.
  • You will be part of an enthusiastic and professional team
  • Your life outside HHFT is important and the Trust are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements this can be discussed at interview

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Qualification/skills and experience


  • NMC registration


  • At least 3 years palliative care experience



  • Evidence of AA Masters degree or evidence of working towards a Masters degree in palliative care


  • Non-medical prescriber



  • Experience of staff supervision and mentorship including, employee relations, performance, conduct and training needs analysis


  • Evidence of implementing a change to promote good practice

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Basingstoke Hospital


RG24 9NA

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