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Clinical Nurse Specialist

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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Are you a Clinical Nurse Specialist and have a background in palliative care especially Long Term Conditions including Heart Failure, COPD, Dementia or are looking to move to this area of working? Are you passionate about ensuring patients and their families receive the best possible care both for symptom control and psychological support? Do you want to support patients to die in their place of choice?

ellenor is a charity which has been offering the best care and support to families facing terminal illness in Kent for over 30 years. On average 82% of those under our care are able to die surrounded by their loved ones in a place of their choosing. We are the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley, West Kent and Bexley. Our services include adult In-patient and Day Therapy at the Hospice in Northfleet, and 24 hour Hospice at Home for all ages.

Our strategic aims recognise our role in leading the development of services to the wider community at the end of life, and we see an increasing role in education and training and as a coordinator for providing the best possible palliative care to more people and families. As a result we are expanding our services and teams and are looking for the right people to join us.

Posts will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. Support with professional development will be provided. An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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