Living Well Centre Manager

Purbrook, Hampshire

Job Title: Living Well Centre Manager

Location: Purbrook, Hampshire

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £43,742.00 - £50,055.00 per annum

Closing date: 14/07/2023

DBS check required? Yes

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Living Well Centre Manager

37.5 hours per week

(may include occasional weekend working)

£43,742.00 – £50,055.00 per annum

The Rowans Hospice Charity is an independent organisation offering specialist palliative care to patients with life limiting disease, located in Waterlooville, Hampshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Living Well Centre (LWC) as the new Living Well Centre Manager.   The successful applicant will lead a team of nurses, complementary therapists and trained volunteers over a seven day week, offering guidance and support to patients and carers living with a life-limiting and progressive illness and support and guidance to those that have been bereaved.

The LWC Manager will be responsible for developing programmes of care that provide the users with support, that develops and maintains resilience, improves quality of life and enables people to live well until they die.

The post holder will be responsible for promoting the concept of the LWC, broadening the reach of hospice care, engaging partners in health and social care, networking and building relationships with other like-minded organisations with a view to delivering new services in partnership; working with the community to embrace the concept of the Living Well Centre.

The successful candidate will have;

  • RGN Qualification
  • Will be on NMC Register parts 1 or 12
  • Study undertaken at Masters level or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Five years’ experience in Specialist / Palliative care
  • Two years managerial experience
  • Clear demonstration of professional leadership
  • Clear demonstration of managing change

In addition to an enjoyable working environment with a Charity that makes such a difference to so many people, we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Contributory Pension (NB: NHS pension will be retained if transferring from the NHS)
  • Generous annual leave allowance, starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking at the Hospice (as available)
  • Health & Well-Being initiatives, including an Employee Assistance Programme and Health Plan
  • Access to discount schemes including Blue Light Card
  • Regular in-house education clinics
  • Free hot drinks and subsidised hot/cold meals menu
  • Continuous service recognised if transferring from NHS

Closing date:                 14 July 2023

First Interview:          17 July 2023

Second Interview:     TBC

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