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317 Palliative Care
Band 7
Full & Part Time Hours Available
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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317 01 Freeman Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 pro rata, per annum
20/10/2019 23:59
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Nurse Specialist Palliative Care

Band 7

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.


We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment.  We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Specialist Palliative Care Team at Newcastle Hospitals. This well established  service provides specialist clinical care to adults with life limiting illness and to those approaching end of life across the acute and community settings over 7 days.

We welcome applications from those with a flexible, self-motivated and dynamic approach to individualised patient care.  In return we will provide support, education, and opportunities for professional development.  We currently have full and part time vacancies in the acute and  community settings.  All post are trust wide and there is an expectation that successful candidates will work across the service if required.

The successful applicant will have extensive post registration clinical experience; including evidence of continued professional development in palliative/end of life care. They should be able to demonstrate knowledge/skills in palliative and end of life care. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills and have a confidence to educate and engage with all staff groups. They will be able to demonstrate an ability to work in a team and independently across all settings.

A current driving licence is essential to this role.

Interview Date:- 06/11/2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Teresa O'Donnell Senior Nurse Palliative and End of Life Care tel: 07879431142 or email teresa.o'