We are calling on Registered Nurses to come and join our professional and friendly Bank team. This is an amazing opportunity to develop your knowledge in palliative care and work across a range of palliative services. Thorpe Hall Hospice has an acute specialist palliative care unit that offer a higher staff to patient ratio. If you are a compassionate individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment then join our fantastic bank team!
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.
Thorpe Hall is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Peterborough. We’re here for people aged 18 and over who are living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including inpatient care in our 20 bed hospice, a day service for those with long-term conditions and support in the community through our befriending, Hospice at Home and bereavement services.
- From £24,200 pa DOE plus excellent enhancements
- Continuation of NHS pension
- Private pension scheme matched at 5%
- Referral scheme of up to £1,000
- PeoplePerks - discounts with hundreds of retailers and services
- Great opportunities for attending free internal education days
- Free parking, tea and coffee and subsidised meals
- Development opportunities for all through our structured development framework
We need Registered Nurses with recent acute experience who can work well in a fast paced environment with a close team, but also on their own initiative. You should have confidence and competence in the use of syringe-drivers and the giving of medication, as much of our support is around complex patient symptom management. We offer various shifts over week-days/weekends and nights. There is plenty of scope to further develop your skills in specialist palliative care and have access to our specialist education programme. So if you are enthusiastic, committed and looking to develop your knowledge and skills in specialist palliative care with an expert national charity, then this should be your next career move.
In this key role, you will:
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualised care using evidence-based guidelines
- Maintain high standards of care delivery by working collaboratively within regulatory body standards and the Sue Ryder Quality Governance Policy
- Provide support, leadership appraisal and supervision to team members as appropriate
- Act as an ambassador of Sue Ryder to service users and their relatives, colleagues and members of the public
To join our bank team, you’ll need:
- To be an NMC registered nurse, ideally with post-registration experience in palliative end of life care
- A compassionate and people-centred approach
- Excellent communication skills
If you are looking for more control over when you work or some additional hours on top of another job please come and join our amazing team of bank nurses today.