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Keech Hospice Care
Post date
13 May 2024
Closing date
2 June 2024
£28,687 - £34,599
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Are you ready to channel your experience and clinical skills towards developing a career in Palliative Care? Then maybe now is the time to join our amazing Adults Services Team.

With a focus on delivering outstanding care and support to our patients and those important to them, we are also committed to supporting you to achieve your potential in the specialty of Palliative Care.

Your experience of caring for patients with a palliative diagnosis through your career journey, and maybe your own personal experience, are all key transferable skills.

We are looking for colleagues to join us who share in our vision for continuous service development to reach those that need us, and who proudly embrace their professional code and our organisational values.

Need to know more, then you are very welcome to come and meet some of the team and have a look around the hospice.

  • Demonstrate evidence based nursing , when initiating individualised plans of care.
  • Manage and prioritise own workload, ensuring care delivered is patient focussed.
  • Establish effective communication processes with patients, families, colleagues, and the broader multi-disciplinary teams and external agencies.
  • Support colleagues in providing high-quality palliative and end-of-life care, including pre and post bereavement support.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of palliative medical emergencies and act promptly to escalate concerns.
  • Recognise the importance of debriefs and supervision in self-care management and encourage colleagues to do the same.


  • NMC Registered Adults Nurse Level 1 with experience of caring for patients with a palliative diagnosis.
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Understanding and adherence to relevant legislation, professional standards, and national strategy.
  • Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated to develop a career in palliative care.


  • Palliative Care qualification or attendance at Palliative Care training sessions
  • Practice Supervisor
  • Advanced Communication skills training
  • Experience of caring for patients at end of life


  • Continuity of your NHS pension scheme
  • Access to specialist internal training and additional external courses
  • Supported Training through Mentoring and Clinical Coaches
  • Annually develop and progress through the pay grade banding on a competency-based framework
  • 29 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays
  • Free onsite secure parking
  • Buy & Sell holidays
  • £500 referral scheme incentive
  • Onsite subsidised restaurant
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Health Cash plan
  • Wellbeing & Employee Assistant Program
  • Blue Light Discount Card

Continue what you love doing by making a positive impact on the lives of your patient and their families, join our team at Keech Hospice Care. Apply now to be part of a compassionate community dedicated to delivering exceptional palliative care services by following the link here.

Keech Hospice is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We appreciate the unique perspectives and experiences everyone brings, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment.

All prospective employees will be required to undergo a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. The level of check is dependent on the role and designed to ensure safer and more well-informed recruitment decisions.

We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve and will take appropriate measures to safeguard them.

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