With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
Hospital Specialist Palliative Care
Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist (Specialist Palliative Care)
We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our Palliative Care Specialist Team in one of the country’s largest acute NHS Trusts. The vacancy posts are at Newham University Hospital and Royal London/St. Barts Hospital.
The post will be based within the existing Specialist Palliative Care Team offering ongoing support, working alongside staff to ensure that people with specialist palliative care needs are in receipt of the care they require to achieve the best quality of life possible.
This post holder will support the delivery of clinically effective, efficient and high-quality care to people with complex specialist palliative care needs, ensuring that this care is both evidence based and reflects current best practice.
Using Specialist Palliative skills and knowledge you will manage a caseload of patients and their families/carers with complex needs associated with living with a life challenging illness.
This post will contribute to a networked service in order to facilitate access to assessment, advance care planning and treatment for a specific cohort of patients and their families with complex palliative care needs, working in partnership with generic ward staff.
Act as a specialist resource across the whole system using a team approach to influence patient care through the indirect role of providing specialist education and training to multi-professional staff/students, statutory and voluntary agencies, undertaking research, audits and service development within palliative and end of life care.
Additionally, this post will proactively support a move towards 7 day a week working of the existing CNS team across Barts Health, with main hours of operation providing cover over the weekend as well as Bank holidays.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.
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