Qualified nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Closing Date: 9th June 2022

Qualified nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Practice Development Facilitator
£32,699-£35,057 per annum

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 team
The hospice award winning team formerly known as hospice in your care home is expanding to support more staff across primary, secondary, and tertiary care. The newly renamed Practice Development team are looking to appoint both full and part time roles within their education and support team.

About the roles
We are looking to appoint qualified nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, paramedics, and other registered allied health professionals who have a passion for palliative and end of life care and education, and a commitment to developing others within the locality. You will join the team at an exciting time of expansion of our education service across the borough.

In the role you will participate in, and where indicated, lead on the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of palliative and end of life care education. You will also participate in role modelling work with staff in their clinical settings, and the practice development of clinical services through audit, research, education, and management, and provide leadership to junior team members, providing opportunities for their professional development.

Role profiles are attached however we welcome an informal discussion with you prior to application and invite you to make an appointment to view our building and facilities. Appointments can be made by contacting the HR team by email or telephone.

All roles are mainly based at the hospice, however regular travel to support staff in the hospital, community settings, and care homes is required, therefore a full UK driving licence and access to a car insured for business use is essential.

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 and subsidised lunches.
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata of 35 days if working part time).
• Pension scheme.
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Free car parking; and
• Training and development opportunities.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme may be transferable to this post if contributions have been made within the last 12 months.

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. The available roles are:
1.0 Practice Development Facilitator (£32,699-£35,057 per annum)
1.6 Associate Practice Development Facilitator (£28,299-£30,656 per annum)
We welcome both full, part time and job share applications for these positions.

How to apply
In the first instance please contact us to discuss the role further and to have a look around our facilities, then you will be asked to submit an application via NHS jobs or our application form. We can be contact via 01942 525566 or hr@wlh.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9th June 2022

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