Associate Practice Development Facilitator

Closing Date: 24th July 2024

Role: Associate Practice Development Facilitator
Hours: 20 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £17,368 – £18,746 per annum (pro rata of £32,131-£34,680 pa)
Closing date: 24/07/2024

Wigan & Leigh Hospice is a wonderful place to work. Our staff are our greatest asset providing the very highest standard of care. All our teams are all part of the Hospice team: working together to make the Hospice the best it can be. We have achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection. Our values: Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence, are at the heart of everything we do.

We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits, including:

  • A warm and welcoming working environment,
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with length of service,
  • Contributary pension scheme,
  • Free car parking,
  • Subsidised lunches,
  • Cycle to Work Scheme,
  • Shopping, leisure and holiday discounts,
  • On demand GP,
  • Westfield Health Health Cash Plan,
  • Life Assurance,
  • A range of Wellbeing initiatives.

About the role
In the role of Associate Practice Development Facilitator you will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating programmes of palliative and end of life care education across a range of diverse care settings in the Borough including the hospital, community and care homes.

You will participate in role modelling work with staff in their clinical settings so enhanced communication skills are essential together with being a team player and the ability to work autonomously. You will have the opportunity to participate in the the practice development of clinical services through audit, research, education and as some education is now delivered remotely using technology you are required to be IT literate.

The postholder is required to hold a first level registered health or social care qualification, evidence of teaching within a clinical setting, understand the palliative and end of life care learning needs of staff across primary, secondary, and tertiary care and demonstrate post registration experience in palliative care/relevant field to the role.

The main base of work will be at the hospice, however regular travel to support staff in the hospital, community and care homes is required, therefore a full UK driving licence and access to a car insured for business use is essential.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, this will mean you have been unsuccessful this time.

Successful appointments will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) check.

The available role
Our team typically work 9am-5pm Monday to Friday however flexibility is required to hold sessions/meetings outside these hours with prior agreement.
Hours: 20 hours per week
Salary: £17,368 – £18,746 per annum (pro rata of £32,131-£34,680 pa)

How to apply
Applicants should complete the application form at the bottom of this advert and return it with a supporting letter to

Closing Date: 24/07/2024

Interview Date: TBC

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