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Education and Learning Facilitators

Job Reference: 1944

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Salary Scale: St. Richard’s Hospice Payscale – Pay Point 19 (£36,094 - £37,897 pro rata per annum)

We currently have two vacancies for Education and Learning Facilitators: one 15 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave and one permanent post.

(Requested flexibility around working hours will be considered)

St. Richard’s Hospice cares for adults with a serious progressive illness, improving their quality of life from diagnosis, during treatment and to their last days through our community teams, our newly developed state-of-the-art day centre and our seventeen beds. We offer care and encouragement to our patients, enabling them to take control of their lives as their condition changes and also offer support to their families and carers.

We are currently seeking two enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate professionals to join us as Education and Learning Facilitators.

This is an exciting time to join the Hospice as we are currently expanding and undergoing a £5.2m building project in order to be able to improve the facilities on our site in Wildwood Drive and provide support to more patients and families in Worcestershire.

The successful applicants will work as part of the Education department and support the development and delivery of a range of education and training to staff, volunteers and external delegates. This is an exciting opportunity where your existing skills, knowledge and experience can be developed further through our ongoing investment in your professional development.

The post holders will be Registered General Nurses with a relevant nursing degree as well as a mentorship or teaching qualification. A minimum of 5 years’ post registration experience and palliative care experience are essential, together with excellent interpersonal skills.

These posts require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would to find out more information or arrange an informal visit to the Hospice, please contact Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, St. Richard’s Hospice, Wildwood Drive, Worcester WR5 2QT Tel. 01905 763963 or email Recruitment@strichards.org.uk. Applications can be made directly online here

Closing date: 27 September 2019 at 12 noon

Interview date (provisional): 10 October 2019

Charity No. 515668

Education and Learning Facilitator Job Description and Person Specification