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Hospice Paramedic

Job Description

Are you a dedicated healthcare professional with experience in palliative care? We are seeking skilled Band 5 Paramedics to join an Outstanding CQC rated hospice in Pembury, Kent for a new permanent role.

About the Role:
Specialisation: Palliative Care to patients with a terminal illness including Dementia, Cancer, Organ Failure (end stages) and Neurological conditions
Employment Type: Full-time and Part-time positions available
Location: Pembury, Kent (Free on-site parking)
Start Date: As soon as available, subject to standard checks
Salary: Up to £36,193 per annum

Scope & Job Purpose:

Registered staff may work across any of the services provided by Hospice to:

- Act as a practical and advisory resource to other professionals on hospice palliative care issues, encompassing physical, psychological, social, spiritual support, and bereavement care.
- Ensure that patients and their loved ones are aware of the full range of services available to them, enabling informed choices about their care and making the most of their precious time at the end of life.

Key Responsibilities:

- Deliver compassionate, personalised, and holistic care to our patients and those important to them.
- Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate pathways of care for patients in a way that reflects the Hospice philosophy.
- Review, deliver, and update care plans and documentation, escalating all concerns to the appropriate individual.
- Recognise, respond to, and manage palliative care emergencies appropriately.
- Review, deliver, and update electronic documentation, escalating all concerns as relevant and appropriate.
- Administer medication, including injectables, as applicable to patients' needs.
- Set up and manage syringe drivers.
- Ensure the safe storage, management, and use of controlled drugs and clinical sundries.
- Support new workforce members through orientation and perform medication framework assessments.
- Provide support for referrals required for counselling and bereavement support for family caregivers.
- Work within the multidisciplinary team to maintain a high level of risk awareness regarding self and patient safety.
-Lead and act as a mentor for new staff, students, Nursing Associates, Healthcare Practitioners and Nursing Assistants
-We will provide training to so that you can act as Practice Supervisor or Practice assessor for student nurses. Helping to grow exceptional registered staff of the future
-Support and empower our volunteers

- Free Parking
-Cycle to work scheme
-Subsidised Café
-Free Refreshments
-Workforce Celebration events
-Generous Pension scheme or ability to transfer to an NHS pension
-36 days paid holiday(pro rata for part time staff)
-Holiday trading - buy and sell additional holiday
-Access to free counselling support Occupational sick pay scheme
-Free eye tests
-Free annual flu vaccinations
-Sabbaticals policy

Are you happy with your current agency?
- £150 Agency Switch Bonus
- £250 Welcome Bonus
- Up to £350 Referral Bonus

To learn more, reach out to me at 01772 208 961 or submit your CV detailing your relevant experience to