Head of Community Services - Isabel Hospice

Head of Community Services

We have a vacancy for a Head of Community Services.

Contract: 37.5 hours/pw

Salary: £45,000- £50,000

Location: Welwyn Garden City

Closing Date: 15 Jul, 2021

We are seeking a strong, visionary leader to further develop our Community Services for people suffering with life limiting illnesses which includes management of our Clinical Nurse Specialists and Hospice at Home Teams.

As we work closely and collaboratively with health partners across Integrated Care Services these are exciting times. Ensuring the specialist palliative care we provide across the wider health system improves the end of life for all residents in Eastern Herts.

The role will combine the day to day management of a well established team of experienced and expert Clinical Nurse Specialists, promoting the widening access of patient services and the continuing improvement in the patient experience whilst developing partnerships with other organisations, professional networks and the wider community to promote the development and widening access to our services.

Your professional leadership, day to day management skills and clinical background will ensure that staff are supported in the delivery of consistently high standards of care. Enabling and empowering staff to develop their knowledge and skills and supporting in the implementation of action plans for new service initiatives to meet the wider Isabel Hospice strategy and vision.

To apply you must be a Level 1 registered nurse, with previous management experience. You will need experience in specialist palliative care together with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. A palliative care/oncology qualification and/or a relevant degree is essential.

You will need to be able to work flexibly, have access to a car and a UK driving licence.

We offer pension and life assurance scheme or membership of the NHS pension for existing members, 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising with service to 33 days and honour NHS & Hospice long service leave, EAP, free parking, tea & coffee and excellent training and development opportunities

For enquiries, please contact Elizabeth Paske, Director of Clinical Services on 07402 848535.

Please email your application to recruitment@isabelhospice.org.uk