If you are interested in any of our current vacancies please download the application form and return it with the optional equal opportunities monitoring form to humanresources@khh.org.uk

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care (Band 7) 0.8 WTE – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract – Hospital or Community Post

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse with excellent palliative care skills to join our community or hospital CNS team. The post holder will work either in the community or the hospital setting dependent on their experience and preference. 

The team works as an integral part of the established multi-disciplinary team of Katharine House Hospice. The hospital post is based at the Horton hospital and the community post is based at Katharine House Hospice near Banbury.  We offer a supportive environment including external clinical supervision and education opportunities.  Car and driving licence essential for both roles. 

If you would like to discuss the role further or arrange an informal visit, please contact Michele Booth, Senior Nurse (Community & Hospital Services) on 01295 811866. Please indicate on your application whether you prefer the hospital or community role. Ideally the successful candidate will be able to take up the role in early July to allow for a handover period.

Closing date for applications is April 27th 2017 with interviews to follow in early May 2017 - date to be confirmed.

Job Description (Community) / Job Description (Hospital)

Person Specification (Community) / Person Specification (Hospital)

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Rehabilitation Periods and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Bank Cook

We are looking for people to cover annual leave and sickness on an as and when required basis. The shifts available are 3pm-7pm (Monday to Friday) and/or 8am-2pm (Saturday and Sunday).

Our Catering team provides meals for patients, relatives, staff and volunteers 365 days per year.  You will assist in all aspects of preparation, service, washing-up and cleaning duties related to the provision of a high quality catering service.

Applicants must be able to provide a light lunch or supper by preparing simple home-cooked food using fresh ingredients. Ability to work on your own initiative in a busy environment is essential.  You must also have high standards of hygiene as well as being reliable and willing to work at short notice. Previous experience in a catering environment is preferable.

Please note that an enhanced police check through the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for this position.  If you would like to discuss the role further or arrange an informal visit please contact Helen Sammons, Catering Manager on  01295 811866

Job Description

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Rehabilitation Periods and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Staff Nurse (Band 5) – Full Time & Part Time 0.6 & 0.8 WTE

We are looking for Staff Nurses who would like to develop skills in specialist palliative care.  To work predominantly in our Inpatient Unit and occasionally in our Day Hospice. Shifts are on an internal rotation basis. 

If you would like to discuss the role further or arrange an informal visit please contact Janice Pinney, Senior Nurse on 01295 811866.  Please note that an enhanced police check through the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for these positions.

Job Description

Application Form

Rehabilitation Periods and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Bank Staff Nurses (Band 5)

Registered Nurses are required for zero hour contracts to cover periods of sickness and holiday. These contracts allow flexibility for you to say when you wish to work but require reasonable availability to respond to our needs.

Most of the work is in our inpatient area where shifts are operated. This is also a fantastic opportunity to develop skills in palliative care. Please note that an enhanced police check through the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for these roles.

For an informal visit please contact Janice Pinney, Senior Nurse on 01295 811866

Job Description

Application Form

Rehabilitation Periods and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Home Nursing Service – Staff Nurse & Bank Staff Nurses (Band 5)

We require a registered nurse who is willing to nurse patients in their own homes during the night. The contract will be for 2 nights per week on average. However, flexibility will be required to work these shifts. We are also looking to appoint bank staff nurses to this night service.

Car and Driving Licence essential.

There will be opportunities to work on the Inpatient Unit for those who need to further develop their specialist palliative care knowledge and skills.  Please note that an enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for this position.

For an informal visit please contact Bernadette Ross, Director of Nursing on 01295 811866.

Home Staff Nurse Job Description and Home Bank Staff Nurse Job Description

Application Form

Rehabilitation Periods and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form