Vacancies

Registered Nurse - Day Therapy Team - 1 day per week

Salary - Hospice Band 5 - £25,047.54 per annum (pro rata)

We currently have an opprtunity for a Band 5 Registered Nurse on a temporary 6 month contract for one day per week within the exiting and innovative Day Therapy Team here at the Hospice. Although this is initially a temporary contract there is the view for this to become a permanent role.

Applicants will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and, under the direction of the Day Therapy Team Leader, will provide patient centred care and clinical assessments with the aim of being able to contribute to meeting each patient's specialist palliative care needs.

Essential requirements for the role are:

- a Degree/Diploma in Nursing

- evidence of Continuing Professional Development maintained in a portfolio showing regular practical and theoretical learning

- a minimum of 2 years previous experience working as a qualified nurse with practical experience in a palliative care environment

- End of Life care experience

- evidence of good organisational skills, punctuality, prioritisation and time management.

To discuss this post in greater detail or to arrange an informal visit, please call Hannah Wilson, Day Therapy Team Leader, on 01977 708868.

The closing date for applications for this vacancy is Thursday 5th February 2015.

Health Care Assistant - Day Therapy Team - 1 day per week

Salary - £16,176.79 per annum (pro rata)

We currently have an opprtunity for a NVQ Level 3 Health Care Assistant on a temporary 6 month contract for one day per week within the exiting and innovative Day Therapy Team here at the Hospice. Although this is initially a temporary contract there is the view for this to become a permanent role.

Applicants will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and, under the direction of the Day Therapy Team Leader, will provide care and support with assessments and interventions within Day Care.

Applicants must have:

- NVQ Level 3 in Healthcare or equivalent

- experience working as an HCA within an elderly care unit, and with End of Life care experience

- familiarity of a palliative care environment, ideally

- evidence of good time management.

To discuss this post in greater detail or to arrange an informal visit, please call Hannah Wilson, Day Therapy Team Leader, on 01977 708868.

The closing date for applications for this vacancy is Thursday 5th February 2015.

Health Care Assistants - up to 37.5 hours per week

Salary - Hospice Band 3 - £16,176.79 per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Health Care Assistants to join our established nursing team. You should have NVQ Level 3 in care and experience of working either in a hospice setting or working with patients with life limiting illnesses. Good communication skills are essential, as is a flexible approach to work and the ability to work as part of a team.

For an informal chat about the role, please call Sister Jo Benson on 01977 781454.

Bank Registered Nurse - Lymphoedema Services

Salary - Hospice Band 5 - £25,047.54 per annum (pro rata)

Do you enjoy working within a caring and compassionate environment? Are you motivated, dynamic and innovative? We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic, clinically skilled Lymphoedema Registered Nurses to join our dedicated and friendly nursing team working across 3 sites (Wakefield, Pontefract and Dewsbury).

Various shifts are available, with the possibility of consideration for permanent employment if a vacancy arises.

For an informal chat about the role please call Gina Namini, Clinical Services Manager, on 01977 781468.

The closing date for applications for this vacancy is Saturday 28th February 2015.

To apply for any of our vacancies, please download an application form below and ensure you complete all the relevant forms in full. Alternatively to request an application pack to be posted out, please call the Hospice on 01977 708868 stating which vacancy you wish to apply for. Postal applications need to be returned for the attention of Angela Sibbit at The Prince of Wales Hospice, Halfpenny lane, Pontefract, WF8 4BG and must be marked Private and Confidential. Email applications will need to be sent to asibbit@pwh.org.uk and must also be noted as Private and Confidential in the subject line.