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Super-excited to announce that 'The Wooler Wheel Borderlands Sportive' cycling event organiser, Janet Pibworth, has just presented us with a cheque for an incredible £4,000 - the proceeds from their 2017 cycling events after Janet adopted HospiceCare as their Charity of the Year. The money donated will support the delivery of 160 hours of Hospice at Home care and support across North Northumberland.
Pictured L-R Janet Pibworth, Emma Arthur and Betty Lucas (HospiceCare Nurse)
Fantastic night celebrating Chinese New Year at Mulan AND being presented with a cheque for an incredible £7,000 from these gorgeous people - The Calendar Lads (& Lasses). Their donation will support the delivery of 280 hours of Hospice at Home.
A very special night meeting an incredibly dedicated bunch of inspirational people who work on the frontline of our NHS! - thank you x
Band 7 Agenda For Change (2 years fixed term contract)
15 hours per week
Due to exciting developments in partnership with Dementia UK we have a vacancy for an Admiral Nurse to provide end of life/ specialist palliative care to the people of North Northumberland living with a diagnosis of Dementia.
Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who work with and support families and carers of people with dementia. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers. They use a range of interventions to help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships.
You will be supported by Dementia UK through Practice Development, Clinical Supervision, and Continuing Professional Development, to maintain excellent standards and specialist skills in dementia care as well as being an integral member of the Hospice team providing palliative and end of life care. The role will also involve continuing the further development of the Hospice’s Dementia and End of Life Programme, a project which is currently being delivered into Care Homes across North Northumberland.
You should be a registered (adult/mental health) nurse, with significant experience at Band 6 or above in dementia care, a degree in a relevant subject essential and specialist palliative care desirable. In return we can offer you the support of a full multi-professional team, access to further education, clinical supervision, a range of staff support services and the opportunity to be involved in developing new initiatives.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit, or for an application form, please contact Sue Gilbertson Hospice Clinical Services Manager 01665 606515.
Closing date: 9th March 2018