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Palliative Care Outreach Educator

Are you passionate about palliative care and making a bigger difference to the local community?

 Are you ready for your next challenge, leading on an exciting regional initiative to improve the provision of palliative and end of life care?

Are you a leader who can inspire social care and health professionals and support them in increasing their skills, knowledge, confidence and expertise?

If you answered yes then we have the ideal position for you!  We are seeking a motivated clinician for this Palliative Care Outreach Educator role.

You will design and deliver a Palliative/EOLC training and development education programme to a range of social care and health care professionals – building networks, facilitating support and training opportunities to help them increase their skills, confidence and knowledge in looking after their patients/clients and their families when facing end of life care.

As well as inspiring and supporting care and health professionals, you will also be responsible for identifying areas of practice that require improvement, making recommendations to address these areas and auditing their effectiveness.

You will be a registered RGN or Allied Health professional with extensive experience of working in the specialist field of palliative care.

With experience in mentoring, coaching or teaching you will have good presentation and report writing skills.

The ability to motivate, influence and negotiate others will be key to the success of this role.

For a full list of the essential and desirable criteria for this role please see the person specification attached to the job description.

For further information on this role, please contact Jackie Tritton, Director of Patient Services and Quality, or Joanna Marovitch, Starlight Manager, on 01923 330330.

There will be opportunities to maintain and develop your professional skills and knowledge together with other benefits of working within our committed and friendly Hospice team:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Workplace pension with Employer matching contributions up to 7% or the opportunity to continue to pay into your existing NHS Pension scheme (subject to qualifying conditions)
  • 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 is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our values which 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.  We welcome applications from everyone in our community; please contact a member of the HR team for more information on our commitment to deliver equality throughout a diverse workforce.

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: Palliative Care Outreach Educator

Department: Starlight

Salary: £32,776 - £35,652pa pro rata to the hours worked (Band F)

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: week commencing 8th June 2020

A new position, you have a blank canvas for implementing your ideas to improve Palliative and End of Life Care (EOLC) provision across South West Herts.  Work as part of a team that is inspired to achieve excellence in palliative and end of life care and where your leadership and management skills, and your enthusiasm for education, will thrive.

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You will design and deliver a Palliative/EOLC training and development education programme to a range of social care and health care professionals – building networks, facilitating support and training opportunities to help them increase their skills, confidence and knowledge in looking after their patients/clients and their families when facing end of life care.

As well as inspiring and supporting care and health professionals, you will also be responsible for identifying areas of practice that require improvement, making recommendations to address these areas and auditing their effectiveness.

You will be a registered RGN or Allied Health professional with extensive experience of working in the specialist field of palliative care.

With experience in mentoring, coaching or teaching you will have good presentation and report writing skills.

The ability to motivate, influence and negotiate others will be key to the success of this role.

For a full list of the essential and desirable criteria for this role please see the person specification attached to the job description.

For further information on this role, please contact Jackie Tritton, Director of Patient Services and Quality, or Joanna Marovitch, Starlight Manager, on 01923 330330.

There will be opportunities to maintain and develop your professional skills and knowledge together with other benefits of working within our committed and friendly Hospice team:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Workplace pension with Employer matching contributions up to 7% or the opportunity to continue to pay into your existing NHS Pension scheme (subject to qualifying conditions)
  • 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 is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our values which 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.  We welcome applications from everyone in our community; please contact a member of the HR team for more information on our commitment to deliver equality throughout a diverse workforce.

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.