Location: Taunton Based
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £23,951.38 – £25,349.20 DOE (Inclusive of 14% unsocial hours enhancement)
Annual Leave Entitlement: Initial 33 days annual leave (including bank holiday) increasing to 35 days pro rata after 1 year
St Margaret’s philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do and we expect staff to uphold our values at all times and fulfill our commitment to providing excellent specialist palliative care for patients and support to their families. We go to great lengths to recruit the right people. We want people with a positive attitude who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to but because they are passionate about working for St Margaret’s.
About the role
Our MDTA’s work within the community team to support practitioners (registered nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist, social worker, Clinical Nurse Specialist), to provide person-centered support, care and treatment to patients, their families and carers across the community who have palliative and end of life care needs.
The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate experience as a health care assistant in a clinical environment and be confident in contributing to the multi- disciplinary plan of care for patients, families, and carers for whom the post holder has delegated responsibility.
As part of the MDTA team you will assess non-complex symptoms which may include pain, shortness of breath, mobility, pressure risk, continence, psychological factors, financial issues. You will be required to analyse this information and carry out non-complex interventions within own scope of practice and refer on to specialists as needed.
The role will require travelling across West Somerset including into rural communities and working unsocial hours, evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.
Our Core Competencies are:
Understanding and being aware of yourself and how to react and interact with others
Outcomes and results
Organising ourselves to get the job done, delivering a high-quality service, and being accountable for the outcomes
Working with others
People working together to achieve team and organisational goals and respecting others
Leading in your area
Regardless of management position, we all lead and take responsibility in our area of work
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how they will use Core Competencies to help us put our values into practice. Click here for more information with regards to our Core Competencies.
What can we offer?
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If you have any questions or are interested in finding out more before applying, please get in touch with
Natalie Pepperell-Woods – Deputy Lead Nurse – email@example.com or Karen Kidsley – Therapies and day care lead – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 01823 345914
If you have any questions relating to the recruitment process or would like an application form sent out to you, please contact our Recruitment team at Recruitment@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk
Closing date: Friday 6 January 2023
Interview: W/C 16 January 2023
St. Margaret’s Hospice
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