If you are an experienced and motivated Registered Nurse with an interest in palliative care, oncology and other life limiting conditions, there is an opportunity to join the inpatient unit at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds.
Wheatfields is a Sue Ryder hospice based in Leeds. We’re here for people aged 18 and over living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We support the person living with a life limiting condition aiming to ease or prevent symptoms, and offer psychological and spiritual support to the person, their families and friends. You will have a key role in achieving the best quality of life for patients by using a holistic approach to facilitate and maintain independence and there will be involvement in the delivery of specialist services for non-pharmacological symptom management.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join us as a Team Leader with a minimum of 4 years’ experience
You will be based in the In Patient Unit working as an integrated member of multi-disciplinary teams in the Day Therapy Unit, In-patient Unit and Community Team. You will need to demonstrate a holistic approach to patient care, knowledge of palliative care, management experience and contribute to the development of services
Access to in-service training and courses on and off site in line with CPD and Service Development are available. As a senior member of staff you will have a commitment to student and staff education and development.
We offer a high patient to staff ratio to optimises the delivery of high quality care
Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.
·Company pension scheme
·25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays
·Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday
·Competitive enhanced pay for nights, weekends and public holidays
·Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
·Enhanced sick pay
·Continuation of NHS pension
·NHS holiday honoured
·Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
·Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at shop.sueryder.org
·Season ticket loan
·Cash referral bonus scheme
·Salary sacrifice car scheme
·Cycle to work scheme
Please submit your application online or to find out more about Wheatfields Hospice or arrange an informal visit please contact Sue Wadington Head of Clinical Services (0113 2787249).