Director of Hospice Clinical Services /Senior Nurse Specialist Palliative Care, End of Life-Community

paid Vacancy Type
£52,000 to £63,000Salary
26th September 21Closing Date
15th October 21Interview Date
This post is a permanent position at Lindsey Lodge Hospice (LLH) taking a responsibility for the Nursing, Therapy and Clinical workforce.

The post holder will fulfil the CQC Registered Managers role at LLH as part of its regulated activities. We are looking for a strong confident nurse leader who will have a visible presence to advise and support staff, patients and their families to ensure timely effective patient care across the whole End of Life patient pathway. The post holder will aim to develop and utilise the staffing resource to greatest impact, create innovative and interesting roles supporting retention and recruitment and reduce unnecessary admissions to the acute hospital. The post holder will work closely with partner organisations specifically involved in the Northern Lincolnshire EOL Strategy work.
Overview of the Organisation
Through work that is aligned to the Northern Lincolnshire End of Life Strategy we are supporting an opportunity within the role that establishes joint clinical leadership between LLH and North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG) Community and Therapy division.  We are aiming to build upon the ongoing work across Northern Lincolnshire in line with collaborative working and strengthen our patient pathways for End of Life (EoL) and specialist palliative care.  Working closely with the Divisional Head of Nursing Community and Therapy (NLaG), the post holder will work with a defined team from the community with the aim of considering models of care across hospital, community and hospice that will enable the creation of shared pathways of care that will impact positively on patient and their loved ones’ experience and outcomes. 
This presents an exciting opportunity to consider Hospice at Home within the model.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will support the Community and Hospice Senior Management team in providing a dynamic, professional and operational clinical leadership and direction on all matters related to End of Life Care ensuring the highest standard of clinically effective care to patients, their families and carers which is underpinned by the highest levels of quality and safety.

The post holder will be employed by LLH and will take a responsibility for the LLH clinical team on a substantive basis whilst the element associated with the NLaG Community team will be part of a pilot period. The post holder will participate in the Hospice Senior Manager On-call Rota.
Salary range £52,000 to £63,000
Closing date – 26th September, 2021
Interview Date - 15th October 2021 

Informal Discussions please contact:
Karen Griffiths - Chief Executive, Lindsey Lodge Hospice Tel: 01724 270835 ex 208
Helen Turner - Head of Nursing, Community and Therapy Division NLaG Mob: 07917 232631

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