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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse who wants to make a positive contribution to the care of vulnerable individuals within our In-Patient Unit (8 beds) at ACCORD Hospice.

The position comprises of a 34.5 hour week, utilising a 12 hour shift pattern with rotation to cover night duties. The position is graded at the equivalent agenda for change pay scale band 5, continuation of NHS Superannuation scheme is possible if criteria met. 

We are looking for a Staff Nurse who is enthusiastic and motivated towards a career in Palliative Care, excellent communication skills and a determination to support the development of our service provision. We offer an excellent working environment, totally supported, nurturing talent through a mentorship programme, personal development opportunities, within a modern, vibrant and friendly environment. Our expectations are to employ someone who shows an interest and understanding of the concept of Palliative Care, keen to learn new skills and a drive to implement them. We are a well-established and respected organisation within the community, with excellent governance and an ethos that is patient-centred.  

“I was blown away with how much care I could achieve for my patients within such an environment”

Closing date for this position is Friday 1st October 2021

Apply by downloading application form at the bottom of the page and return to Charge Nurse Alison Auld – alison.auld@accord.org.uk

If you require further information on the role, want clarification or discuss terms and conditions please contact Charge Nurse Alison Auld or Clinical Services Manager Brian Hunter at 0141 5812000

Hospice Nursing Bank – Trained and Untrained positions

We are looking for Trained & Un-Trained staff to join our nursing ‘Bank’ to work within our 8 bedded Inpatient Unit. We utilise a 12 hour shift pattern, covering days and nights. Applicants should be enthusiastic and motivated, have good interpersonal / communication skills and a desire to work in this type of environment, to meet the needs of vulnerable patients. Previous experience of working in a Palliative Care setting or with Palliative Care patients would be beneficial but not essential, with an acknowledgement that flexibility is integral to this type of role. Bank Staff are well supported, orientated to the environment, gaining access to our training programme once established within the team.

The hours of work utilise a 12 hour shift pattern with a degree of flexibility to meet the needs of the service. Shifts can be available on week days, nights and weekends.

ACCORD Hospice adopts an equivalent ‘Agenda-For-Change’ pay scale.

If you require further information please contact Charge Nurse Alison Auld 0141 5812000

An application form can be downloaded below. Once completed, return to Charge Nurse Alison Auld at ACCORD Hospice, 7 Morton Avenue, Paisley. PA2 7BW or email alison.auld@accord.org.uk

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