We are working in partnership with a highly respected hospice, who provide care for adult patients, and their families, living with cancer or another terminal illness across West Surrey and part of North East Hampshire. The charity is seeking to appoint two permanent Community Team Managers, reporting to the Community Services Manager, to provide clinical leadership, operational management, co-ordination, and line management of the nursing teams, in North East Hampshire & Farnham and or Guildford, Waverley & Surrey Heath.
The post holders will also work with the hospice’s multi-professional team, including the Living Well team, Therapists and the Patient and Family Support team, in order to meet the physical care and psychological needs of patients referred for community intervention and support. Participation in an out of hours Clinical Manager on call rota is expected.
The successful individual will need to demonstrate:
Strong experience of clinical leadership, management, and operational support of nursing teams. As well as broader experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
Extensive knowledge of and practical experience working within hospices, community palliative and end of life care or clinical settings.
Experience of workload management, while ensuring the continual professional development of nursing teams.
Ability to co-ordinate the close working of the GPs, Community Nurses, allied professionals, and other palliative care professionals, promoting integrated working and effective continuity of care, irrespective of the care setting.
Understanding of risk management, health and safety, clinical governance, and information governance.
Current registration and professional qualifications
The post holders will be proactive and positive, with excellent clinical leadership skills in community palliative and end of life care. An understanding of how to manage the challenges that surround these areas is essential. They will be empathetic to the needs and development of their teams, with the ability to manage and lead by example. Advanced communication and interpersonal skills are vital.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Due to the immediate requirement and nature of the roles, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.