End of Life Care Early Assessment and Discharge Facilitator

Band 6

Main area
Palliative Care
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Wexham Park Hospital
£27,893 - £37,259 pa inc HCAS
23/01/2018 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.

Following the success of a similar role at Frimley Park Hospital, an exciting opportunity has arisen within the hospital based palliative care team at Wexham Park Hospital to support the team with assessments of end of life care patients and achieving patients preferred place of care. This innovative permanent post will require an experienced nurse with knowledge in complex discharge planning and end of life care. The successful applicant will work with the clinical nurse specialists to support patient’s wishes regarding preferred place of death.

The successful applicant will work as part of a well-established dynamic multi- disciplinary team who provide specialist advice and support to patients, their relatives and all members of the health care teams with the hospital. The service is offered to patients with both malignant and non-malignant disease, and includes Palliative Medicine Consultant, Palliative Care Pharmacist, Clinical Nurses Specialists, Palliative care Occupational Therapists and pastoral care team support

We offer a friendly and challenging working environment over 7 days a week, with a strong commitment to personal professional development.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please telephone Helen Brockis, Palliative and EOLC CNS team leader on: 01753-634879 or Sue Hopper, post holder at Frimley Park Hospital on 01296 526755 ext 6910

If you have problems applying, contact

01753 634392