Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - London

London (Central)
£40000 - £45000 per annum
10 Jan 2014
07 Feb 2014
Brian Christie
Clinical Nurse
Job Type
A world leading private hospital is searching for a tlaented Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to work within their growing Oncology Department.

Acting as the Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care and Symptom Control, work will involve responsibility for the development and maintenance of a specialist palliative care / symptom management service. You will work in conjunction with the Oncology Unit Manager, other Palliative Care and Symptom Control CNS`s, the Oncology Network Director and Symptom Management Consultants.

This is a full-time position working sociable hours, Monday to Friday.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Be considered a Palliative Care and Symptom Control subject matter expert to all clinical staff, offering advice, support and resources to assist them in their clinical practice;
- Correlate and analyse statistical data as required, generating service review reports and forwarding results to Oncology Unit Manager, CNO and CEO;
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care with the support of other staff and the multidisciplinary team;
- Co-ordinate discharge package of care for complex needs patients in conjunction with the oncology MDT and the community;
- Participate in the Oncology Unit orientation programme for new staff to enhance their understanding of symptom management and palliative care services;
- Identify areas of service for development; then implement and evaluate change using current research, audit and experience;
- Investigate incidents, feedback and complaints thoroughly, enabling response.

Applicants will need to be NMC registered and have a significant level of experience within a relevant specialty. Relevant post-graduate courses and qualifications are also advantageous.

To apply please send your CV to or call one of our friendly team members of 02078618950