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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

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WARWICK In Patient Unit

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Registered Nurse to undertake the role of Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse for our 20 bedded in patient unit.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and leadership skills and be able to work well as part of the team. The post holder will support the Ward Sister in managing the Inpatient Unit and leading an established nursing staff.

You will be committed to the delivery of safe, high quality evidence based specialist palliative care and have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as being part of the wider multi-disciplinary team, whilst always acting as a role model to junior staff and volunteers. You will promote and participate in the achievement of the Myton values within your everyday practice.

You will have the opportunity for further professional development in a friendly and supportive environment. The successful candidate will have current or recent experience of working in a specialist palliative care setting.

Shifts will be worked on a flexible rostered basis and will include participation on the on-call Senior Nurse Manager rota on a planned basis.

Myton Hospice believes that everyone in Coventry and Warwickshire has the right to live well and have a good natural death with their loved ones and family supported within a professional and sensitive environment where care is our upmost priority. We are working hard to achieve this through our own delivery of outstanding palliative care and through influencing and educating other providers.

SALARY: £35,053 per annum

BASE: Warwick Myton Hospice

CLOSING DATE: 11 November 2016

INTERVIEW DATE: 21 November 2016

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required for this post.

For an informal discussion, please contact Margaret McIntosh - Ward Sister, email: ( Email address removed )

If you would like to receive further details regarding the post please contact Human Resources on telephone:  ( Phone number removed )  Email: ( Email address removed )

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