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Inpatient Unit – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

We are looking for an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner who is organised, committed and keen to work as part of a small and highly focused multi-disciplinary team.
You will have a vision to develop this role to support our clinical services.

Work as a clinically independent and autonomous practitioner lead autonomously on nurse-led admissions and discharges to ensure a responsive and co-ordinated approach to delivering the most effective and safe use of our Inpatient Unit beds.
Utilise both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and onward referrals.
Act as a source of expertise and knowledge for palliative/end of life care patients, their carers and their families, referring professionals and colleagues
Carry out holistic patient assessments and implement and evaluate the best course of action.

Demonstrate advanced communication and psychological skills to support problem solving and decision making at the highest level.

Help us to deliver the highest quality of personalised holistic palliative and end of life care as you will play a key role working in our Inpatient multi-disciplinary team.

You should be able to demonstrate how your values align with our own organisational values and your desire to make a difference and be an advocate for our patients, families and the population we serve.

We expect you to have experience of leading a team and being able to demonstrate, and support colleagues in delivering effective, responsive, safe, patient-centred, evidence-based care.

Superb professional development opportunities

Excellent working environment that is supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Workplace pension with Peace Hospice Care matching contributions up to 7%. Alternatively, new clinical members of staff at Band E & above who have a current NHS pension can apply to continue their pension during their employment at the Hospice.

27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time employees)

Employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Computer purchase schemes

Employee Assistance Programme

Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with a life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for nearly 30 years. We pride ourselves on our values of being innovative, responsive, acting with integrity, excellence and respect.

We have three core clinical services: Peace Inpatient Unit, Peace Outpatient Services and our Community Services.

Our Inpatient Unit (refurbished in 2017) has 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. 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.

The post holder will be required to work autonomously within the Inpatient Unit five days a week. Occasional rotation between shifts and our services may be required, therefore, flexibility to maintain patient safety is a must.

We reserve the right to close the advert at any time so interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. 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.

Email contact: recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk

Role: IPU - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Department: Clinical - Inpatient Unit

Salary: £41,297pa-£50,104pa (Full Time Equivalent )

Hours : 37.5 hours per week

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: To be confirmed

For further information about the role please contact Caroline Allen, Director of Patient Services through Reception: 01923 330 330. An informal virtual visit is encouraged.

Work as a clinically independent and autonomous practitioner lead autonomously on nurse-led admissions and discharges to ensure a responsive and co-ordinated approach to delivering the most effective and safe use of our Inpatient Unit beds.
Utilise both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and onward referrals.
Act as a source of expertise and knowledge for palliative/end of life care patients, their carers and their families, referring professionals and colleagues
Carry out holistic patient assessments and implement and evaluate the best course of action.

Demonstrate advanced communication and psychological skills to support problem solving and decision making at the highest level.

Help us to deliver the highest quality of personalised holistic palliative and end of life care as you will play a key role working in our Inpatient multi-disciplinary team.

You should be able to demonstrate how your values align with our own organisational values and your desire to make a difference and be an advocate for our patients, families and the population we serve.

We expect you to have experience of leading a team and being able to demonstrate, and support colleagues in delivering effective, responsive, safe, patient-centred, evidence-based care.

Superb professional development opportunities

Excellent working environment that is supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Workplace pension with Peace Hospice Care matching contributions up to 7%. Alternatively, new clinical members of staff at Band E & above who have a current NHS pension can apply to continue their pension during their employment at the Hospice.

27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time employees)

Employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Computer purchase schemes

Employee Assistance Programme

Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with a life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for nearly 30 years. We pride ourselves on our values of being innovative, responsive, acting with integrity, excellence and respect.

We have three core clinical services: Peace Inpatient Unit, Peace Outpatient Services and our Community Services.

Our Inpatient Unit (refurbished in 2017) has 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. 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.

The post holder will be required to work autonomously within the Inpatient Unit five days a week. Occasional rotation between shifts and our services may be required, therefore, flexibility to maintain patient safety is a must.

We reserve the right to close the advert at any time so interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. 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.