Supportive & Specialist Palliative Care Co-Ordinator

Location
Southport, Merseyside
Salary
£20,958 - £24,655
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Queenscourt Hospice is an independent charity that provides free, specialist palliative care for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We care for patients with advanced progressive, illnesses, helping them to achieve the best possible quality of life.

Supportive & Specialist Palliative Care Co-Ordinator

£20,958 - £24,655

Permanent, 15 hours per week

Location: Southport, Merseyside

The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary team assisting in co-ordinating the work of our hospital and community Supportive & Specialist Palliative Care Services. The post holder will be predominately based at Queenscourt Hospice with some work across Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals and within the Queenscourt community catchment area. You will require a driving licence and have access to a car. This post works across a 7 day week with weekend working on a rotational basis.

The successful candidate must have experience of working with an electronic clinical record system, experience of minute taking including the use of medical terminology and experience of liaising with healthcare professionals, patients and their families. Applicants must be able to work under pressure, have the confidence in dealing with difficult conversations and have the ability to prioritise. Medical secretarial skills and knowledge are essential.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 7th March 2021

For further information or for an informal conversation, please contact Helen Birch or Louise Charnock on 01704 544645

Application packs and full job description with person specification are available from the vacancies section on our website, by clicking apply

Interested?

We offer:

  • We support NHS pension scheme for those with eligibility
  • Working in a modern, bright and welcoming environment
  • Free on-site parking and subsidised meals
  • Staff receive excellent support and supervision from our clinical management team
  • We mirror NHS Agenda for Change pay-scales and previous NHS service will be honoured in respect of pay
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, including support to undertake professional qualifications or academic study