- Salary: £16.20 an hour. Weekend and night supplement paid as extra
- Part-time Bank Contract
- Closing date is 31 December 2023
- Contact Ward Sister Mel Butcher for further information – 01226 244244
Would you like to join our hospice nursing team?
Are you a registered nurse looking for a new challenge, or a newly qualified nurse with a passion for palliative care?
Barnsley Hospice has an exciting opportunity for a Bank Staff Nurse to join our inpatient team to provide excellent specialist palliative and end of life care to patients. This is also an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills further to support our values of providing comfort, care and dignity to the people of Barnsley. You will be welcomed as a valuable member of an experienced and supportive team.
Main duties of the role
The successful applicants will be part of a multidisciplinary team, providing expert and highly specialised palliative and end of life care to patients and families accessing our Inpatient Unit. You will be providing care to patients who have been diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses, including cancer, end-stage diseases such as heart, kidney or liver failure, respiratory conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis, neurological conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease, Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease.
Barnsley Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative and end of life care to hundreds of local people and those close to them each year. Our main priority is to achieve the best possible quality of life for people living with a life-limiting illness, whilst supporting those close to them during the period of illness and bereavement. As a specialist care provider, the range of skills we offer include, pain and symptom management, emotional support and end of life care. The hospice currently employs about 100 people and has a team of volunteers, based both at the hospice and within our Retail Hub.
We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Barnsley Hospice.
If you would like further information or an informal conversation please contact Mel Butcher, the Ward Sister on 01226 244 244.