• AfC Band 7
  • Salary up to £26,701.80 per annum
  • 22.5 hours per week including weekends, bank holidays and on-call in accordance with the needs of the service

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About the Role

This is a new role for Mountbatten working as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team providing a specialist service for individuals who are in the advanced stages of illness with Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinsons Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and other Neurological Conditions. The postholder will be responsible for developing an innovative service, providing appropriate reviews and symptom management, specialist advice and support to patients in the palliative stages of their illness.

Work autonomously to put plan of care in place for patients, organising treatment interventions as appropriate
To provide skilled palliative nursing for patients working closely with medical and other colleagues to ensure a coordinated and effective response to complex problems working across boundaries.
To develop a specialist Neurology led service
About You

The post holder will possess an appropriate degree level qualification, Masters level degree in Palliative Care / Advanced Clinical Practice or willingness to undertake, experience and expertise of working as an advanced practitioner in a clinical setting and working with patients with neurological conditions.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, skills in leadership, excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate others.

Advanced physical assessment skills and clinical reasoning, the post holder will be able to demonstrate evidence of working as an advanced practitioner in a clinical setting and working with patients with neurological conditions.

What we can Offer You

We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees including:

  • Free Onsite Parking
    Development and Training opportunities
    Generous Annual Leave, Occupational Sickness and Maternity Benefit Schemes, subject to qualifying conditions
    Recognition of previous Agenda for Change NHS Continuous Service for incremental progression, annual leave, maternity and sickness benefits
    Pensions Schemes, including continuation of contributions to your NHS Pension scheme, subject to eligibility
    Local Benefit Scheme including discounts with all ferry operators

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via the NHS Jobs website.