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End of Life Care Nurse Assessor

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
End of Life
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time/Part Time
Job ref
£28,050-£36,644 pa (pro rata)
21/10/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


We have a great opportunity for Senior Nurse Assessors to join our new Coastal Collaborative End of Life Hub ECHO.

We provide a single point of access for end of life co-ordination which provides triage, navigation and signposting to appropriate sources of care and support for patients in the last year of their life.

The aim of this service is to provide a responsive, dynamic, flexible partnership approach for patients registered to the service.

We are looking for people who have experience in community care in any setting, have excellent clinical and communication skills and want to help make a difference to patients who are in their final stages of life. Palliative care experience would be an advantage.

You will be passionate about end of life care with the ability to learn and develop as needed and have excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be part of an expanding team based in Lancing and the role will predominantly be one of telephone triage, liaison and co-ordination of existing and new patients in their last year of life.

This position will include shifts ranging between 07:00-1500 or 11:00-19:00 on a 4 week rolling rota. The service covers 7 days a week 24 hrs a day.

So, if you’re looking for that next challenge, and want to make a difference to patients and those closer to them in their final stage of life, then we want to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ronnie O'Connor 07768 326524 r.o'