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Hospice Assistant Educator

Job summary

St Nicholas Hospice Care are looking for someone to support training delivery in a variety of care settings and community focused services. This role will involve coaching and supporting the generalist workforce development within the community setting inclusive of care homes and domiciliary care agencies in end of life care and the general public.

The Hospice Assistant Educator will be based at the main Hospice in Bury St Edmunds with requirements to work at other locations within the West Suffolk and Thetford area including community settings.

If you would like to learn more about the role, please contact hr@stnh.org.uk and we will arrange for you to be called back.

Application Deadline: January 13 2021

Salary Range (FTE): £17,751 – £19,021 Pro rate

Reports to: Head of Education and Outreach

Location: Based at the main Hospice, Bury St Edmunds with requirements to work at other locations within the West Suffolk and Thetford area including community settings

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Job role

To support training delivery in a variety of care settings and community focussed services.

To coach and support the generalist workforce development within the community setting inclusive of care homes and domiciliary care agencies in end of life care and the general public.

What the role involves

To support the lead educator to provide direct clinical education in a variety of community care settings including care home and domiciliary care agency staff.

Work with hospice educators to plan, write and deliver training programmes for professionals, care staff, patients and the public.

Coach carers, patients’ families and volunteers to develop their caring skills.

To act within the limits of your competence and authority.

Undertake some clinical practice to maintain skills to ensure coaching skills are up to date.

Contribute to the effectiveness of teams by participating in inter-disciplinary team working including fundraising to support the hospice outreach strategy in the community.

Promote patient and community involvement in end of life education through the listen, learn and adapt process

Ensure accurate and thorough data collection from training evaluation and feedback to provide evidence of effective activity, outcomes and quality.

What we want from you

Ability to report competently, both verbally and in writing.

Numeracy and literacy skills at GCSE level or equivalent.

Experience of working with people with life threatening/life limiting conditions and their families.

Experience working as a Nursing/Care assistant.

NVQ in Care Level 2/3.

GCSE level or equivalent in English & Maths

Experience of working in a community setting.

Ability to work as part of a team, independently and unsupervised.

Ability to motivate and support others.

Ability to communicate with and build relationships with external stakeholders.

Valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Post holders may be required to work across all the various locations both within the hospice and the hospice catchment area.

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