P/T Registered Nurse STARS Service, Liverpool

England | Liverpool Hospice

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England | Liverpool Hospice
Liverpool Hospice
Job function
Community Nursing & Care
£15.40 per hour plus enhancements

As a Registered Nurse with Marie Curie, you'll be there for people in their time of greatest need. STARS provide free specialist care and support to patients with terminal illnesses whilst offering vital emotional support for their families. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals' medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Registered Nurses (RN’s) to join our STARS team working across Liverpool. The STARS service is commissioned to provide care to patients in the last 3 months of life, this means all Continuing healthcare Fast track patients are referred into the STARS service. You will be part of a team responsible for assessing and reviewing patients to ensure we are providing excellent individualised care, enabling patients to be cared for and die in their own homes surrounded by their families and loved ones.

The role is for 4 days a week and this will include weekends as well as weekday working. A driver's license and the use of a car insured for business use, are essential.

As an RN you will come with an RGN level 1 registration and will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of palliative care and be able to assess and review the needs of patients at the end of life, experience of community working is desirable.  NVQ Assessor qualification or equivalent is also desirable or willingness to work towards.

In return you will have the opportunity to access a generous portfolio of training and education, bursary scheme, management support, clinical supervision and an occupational pension scheme (NHS pension transferable).

For an informal discussion please contact STARS service manager Patricia Rowland on 0151 801 1441 or 07851385105

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.