Deputy Hospice at Home Manager

Purbrook, Waterlooville, Hampshire

Job Title: Deputy Hospice at Home Manager

Location: Purbrook, Waterlooville, Hampshire

Hours: 30 hours (Fixed Rota within Hospice at Home, including alt weekends)

Salary: Rowans Band 6 (£32,305.95 - £39,026.70 per annum FTE)

Closing date: 28/01/2022

DBS check required? Yes

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The Rowans Hospice Charity has provided specialist palliative care and support to patients with life limiting illnesses, and to their relatives and carers, in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire for 27 years. The Rowans Hospice at Home team offer end of life care in the community, working closely with NHS Primary Care Services. We provide support to patients, family members and carers, especially when there is intense need – be that physical, psychological or spiritual.

An opportunity has arisen for a confident, enthusiastic and highly motivated clinician, who can work as a Deputy Hospice at Home Manager. We are seeking someone who has experience in specialist/palliative care, a professional background of at least five years post qualification and managerial experience of at least two years at Band 6. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge of end of life medications and management of the care at home of patients with a life limiting illness. Hospice at Home does not stand still in its efforts to meet patients changing needs and to adapt to the complex climate of care that the community presents.

The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking individual who is passionate about people cared for by the team and committed to ensuring the growth and stability of the service. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to providing excellent, individualised end of life care. Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, and someone who can quickly establish credibility and build strong working relationships is essential. They need willingness to work collaboratively, as part of a team – but also a flair for working independently and being accountable for the quality of personal outputs and success.

Main accountabilities:

  • Manage and triage the Hospice at Home caseload, ensuring that the highest standards of holistic nursing care are provided through careful, skilful organisation.
  • To co-ordinate, develop and manage the Hospice at Home service in line with the Rowans strategic and operational plan.
  • To represent the Hospice at Home at Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement, pro-actively seeking feedback and identifying opportunities to advance and develop.

In return we can offer:

  • A ‘Deputy Supplement’ is available for this position, in addition to the basic salary.
  • Excellent support and mentorship, with ongoing training and personal development opportunities.
  • Option to transfer your NHS Pension
  • Long service annual leave entitlement
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives including a paid subscription for a healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking (subject to availability)

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be required to present a brief presentation at interview. The closing date for this vacancy is 12 January 2022.

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