Nursing Associate

If you have an interest in developing your clinical knowledge and a genuine desire to promote continued high quality care for patients with life limiting illnesses simply click to apply.

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Who we are looking for?

Working with the multidisciplinary team and Registered Nursing staff you will contribute to the ongoing assessment of patients, providing and monitoring care in line with the person’s plan of care.

You will monitor the condition and health needs of patients within the hospice in partnership with the wider multidisciplinary team.

You will provide expertise within the scope of practice to provide holistic and person centered care and support for hospice patients, and those important to them, by working independently under the leadership of the Registered Nursing staff and working within all aspects of the nursing process.

Ideally you will have:

  • A Registered Nursing Associate and on the NMC register with Foundation Degree.
  • Experience of working under appropriate supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience of providing and receiving complex sensitive information.
  • Ability to take part in reflective practice and clinical supervision activities.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own delegated workload.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of quality and accuracy in clinical record keeping.
  • Understanding of the scope of the Nursing Associate role within the nursing and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Understanding and evidence of application of the NMC and other professional codes of conduct.
  • Understanding of NMC Professional Revalidation requirements.
  • Ability to develop effective and appropriate relationships with patients/families and colleagues.
  • A compassionate, caring and open minded approach.
  • Experience of working within palliative/end of life care (desirable).

 

Details

  • Salary Band 4
  • Permanent
  • A variety of hours and shift patterns available
  • Enhanced with Barred DBS

What do we provide?

Some of the great benefits of working with us include:

  • Full induction and ongoing training opportunities
  • Performance related pay progression
  • Access to self-development courses such as Growth Mindset, Resilience, Dealing with stressful situations etc.
  • 35 days holiday (27 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Free BUPA Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests and special prescription allowance for screen users
  • Generous Pension 5% employer, 3% employee pension – (Option to transfer NHS Pension subject to pension rules)
  • Company sick pay scheme – Well-being is at the heart of everything we do, and it starts with ensuring your own
  • Peer recognition GEM (Go the Extra Mile)
  • Long service awards
  • 20% Staff discount in our charity shops
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised meals if working in the hospice building
  • Free onsite car parking (hospice and distribution sites only)

How to apply

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Alice Thomas, Ward Manager: athomas@stpjhospice.org

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received, and as such this vacancy may close at any time.