Palliative Care Staff Nurse

May 19, 2021

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Palliative Care Staff Nurse (x6)

Do you have the passion for caring, delivering high quality end of life care, making today matter for your patient and their families? If this is you come and join the Ayrshire Hospice Team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire.

We currently have vacancies for Palliative Care Staff Nurses within our busy In-Patient Unit and Day Services.

About Us
The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

The Role and what we are looking for
Due to internal promotions we have exciting opportunities for six Palliative Care Staff Nurses with current NMC registration to join our In Patient Unit and Day Services. You will be responsible for providing high quality person centred care for patients with life limiting illness rotating between our In Patient Unit and our Day Service Patients.

You must be passionate and have knowledge of palliative care, effective communication and interpersonal skills, be able to deal with distressing and emotional situations and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will also be able to demonstrate evidence of your continuous professional development. Ideally you will also have experience within a palliative care setting.

What we will give in return
At the Ayrshire Hospice we strive to live by our Hospice values and commitments, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

The Ayrshire Hospice is a friendly, welcoming and supportive place to work. As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme. Don’t just take our word for it, click here to read some of our staff comments and below to view some of our team

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Palliative Care Staff Nurse (x6)
Salary: £25,099 - £ 31,649 pro rata
REF: AH 30/21
Hours: 33.75 hours per week - 2 posts
30 hours per week - 3 posts
22.5 hours per week – 1 post
Shift pattern:Rotation
Location: Ayr

If you are full of passion and enthusiastic about the difference you could make providing excellent palliative care and making today matter then we look forward to hearing from you.

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