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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Heart Failure

Contract: Part Time Permanent - 22.5 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 Pro Rata, negotiable
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Herts
Closing Date: 13 Nov, 2017

This is a new role to develop awareness and knowledge around heart failure and palliative care within GP surgeries within the Isabel Hospice area and to identify and increase referrals of patients with heart failure.  You will provide leadership in delivering high standards of holistic, individualised care and support to patients in nurse led clinics and joint hospital outpatient appointments.  As the role develops, you will identify other long term diseases which could be supported by Isabel Hospice supportive services.

To apply you must be a first level registered nurse with previous palliative care/oncology experience including working with dying patients.  You should be able to work autonomously, assess holistic needs and signpost to relevant services as part of a hands on nursing team.  You will need to be able to build effective working relationships at all levels and to engage staff.  A training/teaching qualification and mentoring experience would be preferable.

Car owner/driver essential.

To apply please complete the application pack and return by email on the link to Jane Slater or by post to Jane Slater, HR Advisor, 61 Bridge Road East, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 4HQ.

Closing Date for Applications - 5pm Monday 13th November 2017