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Nursing Associate – Inpatient Unit

Are you keen to develop your career in palliative and end of life care?  Do you want to work as part of a small, enthusiastic and dedicated team?  Are you highly motivated with strong communication and organisational skills?  Then come and work with a team that reminds you why you became a nurse.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nursing Associate to join our Inpatient Unit team. With experience of, and a passion for palliative and end of life care, you will have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

You should be qualified to Nursing associate level and have health care experience, ideally within a palliative care setting.

  • Job Summary
    Peace Hospice Care Inpatient Unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days /nights/ weekends.
  • Key objectives:
  • Deliver high quality Specialist Palliative and End of Life nursing care as part of the In-Patient unit multidisciplinary team.
    To support the Registered Nurse in ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient centred care, ensuring a holistic approach that is sensitive and responsive to the patients ever changing needs.
    To ensure Peace Hospice Care organisational vision and values are integral to the care delivered and role undertaken.
    As the named nurse provide and monitor the holistic nursing care for an allocated number of patients each shift.
    As a registered, associate nurse take responsibility and be accountable for your own actions or omissions, and to act in the best interests of your patients at all times.
    Recognise and work within the limits of their competence as defined by the NMC Code of Conduct for Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates.

About us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate its values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.

Role: This is a full-time 37.5 hours per week post. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days,nights and weekends.

Department: Clinical

Salary: The Peace Way Band C £20,196 pa

Closing date:

Please contact Human Resources for more information, at: recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nursing Associate to join our Inpatient Unit team. With experience of, and a passion for palliative and end of life care, you will have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

You should be qualified to Nursing associate level and have health care experience, ideally within a palliative care setting.

  • Job Summary
    Peace Hospice Care Inpatient Unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days /nights/ weekends.
  • Key objectives:
  • Deliver high quality Specialist Palliative and End of Life nursing care as part of the In-Patient unit multidisciplinary team.
    To support the Registered Nurse in ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient centred care, ensuring a holistic approach that is sensitive and responsive to the patients ever changing needs.
    To ensure Peace Hospice Care organisational vision and values are integral to the care delivered and role undertaken.
    As the named nurse provide and monitor the holistic nursing care for an allocated number of patients each shift.
    As a registered, associate nurse take responsibility and be accountable for your own actions or omissions, and to act in the best interests of your patients at all times.
    Recognise and work within the limits of their competence as defined by the NMC Code of Conduct for Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates.

About us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate its values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.