NURSE PRACTITIONER - SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE CARE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Salary
26830
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
COMMUNITY SERVICES WEST
VICTORIA HOSPICE KIRKCALDY
NURSE PRACTITIONER – SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE CARE
REF NO: WD301/09/17EBL
SALARY: £26,830 - £35,933
BAND 6 - HOURS: 37.5

We are looking to recruit a Nurse Practitioner to join our Inpatient Specialist Palliative Care Team which will predominantly involve in reach work within the acute hospital inpatient setting. The role will also involve working in partnership with the Fife Hospice Staff to promote timely assessment and admission of patients who require specialist palliative care within a hospice inpatient setting.

The Fife Palliative Care team is evolving and we are committed to continually improving the service we provide to patients living with life limiting illness. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical and communication skills therefore a requirement of the role will be to successfully complete the non medical prescribing and clinical assessment skills modules within the first 18 months of commencing in post. We are looking for a nurse that is motivated, innovative and passionate about palliative care and service improvement and in return you will become an integral part of multi disciplinary team providing support and education in palliative care within an inpatient setting. If you are ready to take on a new challenge or wish to discuss this position further contact team leader details below.

For informal enquiries please contact Monica Keenan Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Victoria Hospice oext 21015 or e-mail

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 17TH OCTOBER 2017

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