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Deputy Inpatient Manager

Job Description


Band 6: £25,743 - £34,876 pro rata

365 hours over 5 days. Permanent contract, occasional rotation to night duty.

The Hospice provides complex symptom control, facilitates discharge home and care in the final stages of illness. The 12 bedded Inpatient Unit is supported by a strong multidisciplinary team and enjoys an enviable nurse to patient ratio. Previous experience in palliative care or a related speciality would be desirable but as important is a passion for quality in care and the belief that the patient and their family are at the centre of everything we do.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, have an enthusiasm for staff development and be committed to delivering high quality patient care. Some experience in providing education, informally and formally is desirable.

There are many benefits to being a Rowcroft employee for more details of staff benefits, please look on our website under ‘Working for us’.

For an informal visit or discussion, please contact Inpatient Unit Manager Sister Sue Harvey or Dr Gill Horne on  ( Phone number removed ) .

To apply please complete the online application form available on our website or telephone the Human Resources Department on  ( Phone number removed )  (answer phone facility available) for an application pack.

Closing date 28th October 2016

Interviews to be held the week beginning the 14th November 2016

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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