Senior Nurse Palliative Care (Modern Matron)

Job ID: 705660
Location: London
Category: Health
Salary: 46,897 to 54,983 per annum Inc HCA negotiable
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Job Reference: 213-893800-C

Employer:King's College Hospital NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Palliative CareLocation:Denmark Hill, LondonSalary:46,897 to 54,983 per annum Inc HCA

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly 1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Palliative Care 8a Matron
Full time
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a senior expert nurse to the role of Matron in Palliative Care based at the world famous Cecily Saunders Institute King's College Hospital Foundation Trust, Camberwell site. The post holder will have the opportunity to provide expert nursing leadership across the team leading and developing practice, to ensure our patients and their families receive the highest standards of care.
The post holder will have managerial responsibilities for the nursing service and other professionals based in the Cecily Saunders Institute and also contribute to the strategic development of the service. We are looking for a strong leader who will role model excellence in palliative / end of life care, spending 60% of their time clinically working independently, alongside the team and with other staff across the Trust.
You will need to have good knowledge of the palliative/ end of life agenda and be highly motivated to improve knowledge and care in this field. The post holder will require excellent communication skills and leadership qualities to drive change across the organisation.
For an informal discussion about this exciting role please contact Joyce Parkinson, Lead Nurse, Post-Acute and Planned Medicine on 020 3299 7422 or 020 3299 9000 pager KH1551.
Interview date: 29th September 2017

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At King's, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.
Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.
Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:8aStaff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Palliative Care

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:17/09/2017Interview Date:29/09/2017Contact Name:Joyce ParkinsonTelephone:020 3299 4171

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