Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Fixed Term Contract

37.5 hours, over a 7-day service on a Rota basis with flexibility to meet the needs of our patients and the role
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Jersey Hospice Care is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to provide specialist Palliative Care, knowledge and skills in all community settings across the Island, on a 6-12 month Fixed Term Contract.

The Specialist Palliative Care Team are an island wide team who work collaboratively with all health care professionals to ensure patients and their families receive expert advice and support in relation to palliative and end of life care in all community settings whether this is at home, in nursing and residential homes or in hospital.

The post holder will be responsible for managing their own case load and work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of high standards of effective palliative care by providing complex symptom management and holistic care, to provide patients with the optimum quality of life possible.

The ideal candidate will hold a 1st level Adult Registered Nurse qualification (1st Degree/Diploma) with current registration on part one of the NMC register. A Palliative Care award/qualification is required as well as evidence of working toward a post graduate Palliative Care qualification. The successful applicant will have significant post registration experience of working with patients in a palliative care setting and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate difficult and sensitive information. They will be self-motivated and able to work independently and flexibly responding to changing situations.

Jersey Hospice Care offer a competitive remuneration package, including private medical cover, pension, free parking and a relocation package for applicants outside of Jersey.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Jersey Hospice Care is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We celebrate equality and diversity and actively encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Jersey Hospice Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people at risk.

Closing date: 22 March 2024

To apply, please submit a completed application form along with your current CV, titled ‘CNS FTC’ in the subject heading to: PeopleTeam@jerseyhospicecare.com