Palliative and End of Life Care Community Manager (known at the hospice as Clinical Service Lead for Community and Wellbeing Services)

Closing Date: 23rd May 2022

Palliative and End of Life Care Community Manager
(known at the hospice as Clinical Service Lead for Community and Wellbeing Services)
30 or 37 hours per week, permanent, job share considered 
£44,464- £51,565 per annum (pro rata if part time)

About us
Wigan and Leigh Hospice is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1983. We provide a wide range of palliative care services to people with advancing life-limiting illnesses of any diagnosis and to those people important to them. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

About the role
We have a fantastic and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and visionary individual to join our community teams as the newly created Clinical Service Lead for Community and Wellbeing Services.

Applications are invited from registered nurses from all backgrounds, especially those with extensive Palliative Care and management experience. The role does require the applicant to hold or be willing to undertake a fully funded Master’s degree in a relevant clinical or managerial field.

This is an exciting opportunity and would suit either an experienced clinician with strong leadership and management skills or a band 7 who is looking to progress to their next career and academic opportunities.

Whilst the role profile is attached for you to read more on the position, we would love to have an informal discussion with you so please contact us to arrange a mutually convenient time to discuss this opportunity further.

Full UK driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use is essential for this role.

We are looking to appoint to one permanent position. The service works 7 days a week, 8.30am-4.30pm, with one 4pm finish. The salary for the role is £46,046-£51,565 per annum if you already have or are completing your Master’s degree in a relevant clinical or managerial field. If you do not already have this, the hospice would support you to achieve it and your salary would commence on £44,464 per annum, this salary would increase to £46,046 per annum one year into your studies and at annual increments each year thereafter until you reach the top of the banding at £51,565 per annum. Job share considered.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the hospice values; Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence. If you feel you could add value to our team, we would like to hear from you. If appointed, you will be joining a hospice which achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection.

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.

What we offer:
• Competitive rewards package including childcare voucher scheme if already enrolled;
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata if part time);
• Hybrid approach to working;
• Pension scheme;
• Employee Assistance Programme;
• Training and development opportunities;
• Free car parking; and
• Subsidised lunches.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme may be transferable to this post, if contributions have been made within the last 12 months

How to apply
Applicants should in the first instance contact the hospice HR team who will arrange a discussion time with the manager of this post.

Closing Date: 23rd May 2022

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