Are you a nurse thinking about working in Palliative Care?
Our nurses say that working in Palliative and End of Life Care is both rewarding and a privilege. At Lewis-Manning we believe that nurses should be given the time to care and work within a supportive multidisciplinary team with the primary aim of putting patient needs first.
Anyone interested in applying for these Clinical Roles, please download and complete the application form below and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, Lewis-Manning Hospice, 1 Crichel Mount Road, Poole, Dorset BH14 8LT.
Please download the Job Description/Person Specification, Application Form and read the Disclosure and Barring Notice below.
We are seeking a part-time Activities Co-ordinator to develop and provide a wide range of activities to interest and stimulate the physical and mental well-being of our Day Hospice patients. Together with the Day Hospice Team Leader, you will assess individual needs and plan ongoing weekly activities and events such as garden parties, tea dances and carol concerts in line with our patient’s wishes.
This is an exciting and important role within the Day Hospice with the opportunity to make a real difference to our patients’ well-being. It is a fixed term role lasting between 6 – 12 months, working Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
We are looking for someone who has previously worked with patients in a palliative care or similar setting, can plan and organise successful events and activities and is confident in working with patients as a group and one-to-one. It would also be great you have an understanding of Health and Safety issues in a Hospice setting, including carrying out risk assessments.
Interviews for the role are due to be held on 17th November in the afternoon, please indicate in your application whether you would be able to attend on this date should you be successful in being shortlisted for interview.
Closing date: 9th November
Interview date: 17th November
We look forward to hearing from you!
We are looking for someone to provide a practical and advisory physiotherapy service for our day hospice patients, Lymphoedema patients and in-patients, 3 days per week preferably on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 4pm.
You’ll also be a resource for carers to advise and educate them on the patient’s physiotherapy rehabilitation needs.
You’ll need at least 3 years post registration experience, have experience working within a multidisciplinary team and also have a passion for what you do and helping to maintain or improve a patient’s quality of life. It would be great if you are a qualified manual handler trainer, but this isn’t essential.
We look forward to hearing from you, so call us for an informal chat on 01202 708470.
Closing date: 14th November
Interview date: 29th November
Head of Retail – £30 -35,000
Lewis-Manning Hospice has a well-established chain of charity shops but we are ambitious about expanding and developing the contribution they make to the vital work of the Hospice.
As our Head of Retail you will bring your extensive knowledge and experience to lead and shape our current offer and our future strategy. As well as ensuring that every day we provide a great shopping experience for our customers, a friendly, supportive and efficient place for our staff and volunteers to work, you will, above all, make sure our shops bring in as much money as possible so that we can make Lewis-Manning Hospice the incredible place it is – a place where life is lived to the full, however long or short that is and where nothing is too much trouble.
Closing date: 13th November
Interview date: 22nd November
For an informal discussion about the role, please call William or James on 01202 708470.
Staff Nurses – Band 5 (full and part time)
Nurses often say they don’t have enough time to really care for their patients. As a nurse at Lewis-Manning Hospice you would have all the time you need to give the best quality end of life care in a stunning location overlooking Poole Harbour.
Come and join us at this exciting time in the development of our services. Lewis-Manning is well known locally as a centre offering exceptional care to people living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.
We are looking for nurses who have their first level RN Qualification, preferably with at least 2 years’ experience. Experience in palliative care would be a bonus, as would a mentorship/ preceptorship course, but this is not essential.
Closing date 7th November
Interviews 15th November
HR and Volunteering Manager
As the Hospice embarks on an exciting journey, we are seeking a dynamic and inspiring HR professional to join our team. This is a standalone role with a great opportunity to develop and lead the Hospice’s people and volunteer strategy, focusing on key areas including: implementing an HR System and recruiting clinical staff and volunteers.