Community Specialist Palliative Care Triage & Duty Nurse

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

Community Specialist Palliative Care Triage & Duty Nurse

£55492

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Southall, Greater London

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b1e9bb8f4e8a45a196a9d085c182deeb

Full Job Description

Meadow House Hospice is excited to announce the expansion of our palliative care service and we are looking for two dedicated Band 7 Community Specialist Palliative Care Triage and Duty Nurses to join our team. This is a new service for the hospice, so it offers the opportunity for staff to be at the frontline of developing and leading on the way we deliver care to our patients, their families and how we offer support to our partners in caring., The successful candidates will collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure that patients referred to our service receive timely and high-quality specialist palliative care. They will work both at the hospice and in the community, visiting patients to undertake assessments in their place of residence as needed.
You will be responsible for responding to urgent calls to the hospice and providing immediate advice to our stakeholders and patients and their carers.
You will also play a crucial role in ensuring excellent triage into the hospice, helping us deliver on our strategic goals for the residents of Ealing and Hounslow.
Meadow House in return will offer a supportive and dynamic working environment, opportunities for professional development and the chance to make a significant impact on the lives of our patients and their families.
If you are a motivated and experienced nurse looking to advance your career in palliative care, we would love to hear from you.
Apply now to become a part of our exciting and dedicated team at Meadow House Hospice and help us provide outstanding care to our community., · To provide an evidence-based Specialist Palliative Care Service to adult residents of Ealing and Hounslow CCGs that is equitable according to need.
· To work collaboratively with the Primary Care Team, acute sector, social services and other agencies, to establish a close working relationship that is essential in ensuring that care is coordinated and responsive to individual need.
· The post-holder will be expected to exercise a high degree of personal professional autonomy and make critical judgments to satisfy the expectations and demands of the role.
· To act as a resource and educator to the primary care team and generic palliative care providers, helping to develop and empower their practice.
· To demonstrate empathy with patients and carers, ensuring that effective communication is achieved particularly in circumstances where there may be high levels of distress.
· To manage the triage of referrals into the hospice, determining urgency of response
· Lead on the role of duty nurse, responding to urgent calls to the hospice from patients known to the community team and from community teams requesting advice on patient management, in the absence of the key worker. Action any immediate requests for input and handover the response to the appropriate profession
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.
Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.
Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.
As part of our commitment to the Equality and Diversity at LNWUH, we are encouraging applications from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) candidates as we seek to ensure our workforce structures are representative of the diversity of the communities we serve.

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you., We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering exceptional palliative care. They must be skilled in collaborative working with a variety of healthcare professionals, able to manage complex patient care needs with compassion and efficiency and committed to improving patient outcomes and supporting our service expansion and development.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.
We run major acute services at:
+ Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
+ St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
+ Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
+ Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.
We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
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We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff., London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.
We run major acute services at:
+ Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
+ St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
+ Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
+ Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.
We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.