Hello, we are Mary Ann Evans Hospice. We are working in partnership on several projects and believe we provide a great place to work and hope that by looking through our vacancy information you will agree. Thank you for having a look at one of our adverts.

The Mary Ann Evans Hospice is the local community hospice in North Warwickshire whose aim is to provide specialised care, support and advice to patients and their families when living with a life limiting illness. The Hospice also provides expert secondary Lymphoedema care and treatments. The Hospice believe’s everyone in Nuneaton, Bedworth, Atherstone, Coleshill and the surrounding villages in Northern Warwickshire should be offered the choice of quality palliative and end of life care. The Hospice services are delivered free of charge by a team of staff and volunteers who place great emphasis on choice, dignity, respect, compassion and enablement.

The first thing you will notice about the Hospice is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

The Hospice values focus on providing services which are supportive, comforting, safe and personalised and have an ethos for staff known as “IMatter”

Individual Matter, important Appreciated Trusted Time invested Engagement Respected

Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

Key about the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced nurse to support the organisation in delivering high quality education and training to Hospice clinical staff, health and allied health-social care practitioners in a variety of settings. As an educator this will include supporting staff with acquiring accredited academic qualifications such as the Care Certificate, Certificate in End of Life Care, the Diploma and the BSc in Palliative & End of Life Care.

This role will be responsible for the design & delivery of a range of educational and training programmes to facilitate induction, statutory and mandatory training, lifelong learning and CPD provision. As a clinical expert the post holder will demonstrate effective leadership skills, and be a credible and professional role model.

An average of 5 – 6 days per month will be worked in a clinical environment to ensure knowledge is kept up to date and to support the training of clinical staff in a work environment.  Whilst the primary aim of the role is to focus on internal design and delivery, there will be some scope to seek and consider new opportunities for collaboration and even income generation through learning and development, throughout the community.

The post is full time and at present will entail working Monday – Friday, however this may need to cover seven days as care services develop further.

You will be a first level Registered Nurse who is educated to degree level, hold a teaching and mentoring qualification, an accredited or post registration professional development in palliative care and have completed Advanced Communication Skills training. You will need to have previous experience working in a palliative care/end of life care environment, knowledge and experience of contributing to Training Needs Analysis, evaluation and quality assurance of training interventions as well as experience of delivering training and learning to staff from a variety of roles and backgrounds.

You will have a good understanding of the drivers and constraints around preferences and choice at the end of life. You will be a competent clinical practitioner in addition to possessing excellent effective leadership, mediation and negotiation skills with the ability to think and operate strategically.

The Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, this will be updated 3 yearly.

For further details / informal visits please contact: Kay Greene, Director of Clinical Services, Mary Ann Evans Hospice, kay.greene@geh.nhs.uk, Tel: 02476 865217

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