Job: Hospice Care at Home Nurse Team Lead

Title Hospice Care at Home Nurse Team Lead
LocationFarnham and Guildford
Job Information

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care provides supportive and end of life care for people living with an advanced or terminal illness. Based in Farnham and Guildford, we serve a population of 550,000 across West Surrey and North East Hampshire.

 Hospice Care at Home Nurse Team Lead

 28.5 hours per week (e.g. 3 x 9.5 hr days)

Salary: £28,381.44 (based on a WTE salary of £ 37,344.00)


We are seeking to recruit an experienced registered nurse with community palliative and end of life care experience and excellent communication skills, to join our Hospice Care at Home team as a Team Lead. Current clinical skills are essential to support responsive clinical care in the home setting, as are leadership, management and organisational skills.

Based primarily at our Farnham site, with travel to the Beacon Centre in Guildford and into the community, you will work across the week to provide clinical leadership to the Hospice Care at Home team who provide direct nursing and personal care at home for patients in the last weeks of life. You will have a defined team that you will have direct line management responsibility for, and this will include appraisals and supporting staff development. The clinical part of this role will involve direct patient care with your team, plus rotation into the co-ordination role where you will be receiving referrals, clinically prioritising and liaising with community nurses, patients, and carers to deliver a high quality and responsive service.

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your career in end of life care. An informal visit is highly recommended to give you the opportunity to meet the team and ask any questions..

For further information and/or to arrange a visit please contact: Gillian Dodds PTHC Community Services Manager on 01252 729421 or the Hospice Care at Home team on 01252 913056.

PTHC offers:

  • 6 weeks paid holiday plus public holidays
  • Continuation of NHS Pension or PTHC Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Benefit Voucher Scheme
  • Comprehensive education and training with personal development opportunities
  • Clinical Supervision and support
  • A motivated and compassionate team whose passion is to make a difference
  • Multidisciplinary working within a forward thinking and supportive organisation


Application packs are available from HR Admin on 01252 729408 or email:

Closing date for receipt of completed applications:  Monday 8th July 2019

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 16th July 2019

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check



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