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Team Leader, In-Patient Unit, 30 hours *Welcome Bonus £5,000*

Are you looking for a new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen on the In-Patient Unit (IPU) at GHHC for a Team Leader Band 6, for a 1 year fixed term contract for Maternity Cover.

Our Inpatient Unit (IPU) provides specialist care for those with specialist palliative and end of life care needs.

The IPU works closely with the teams across the hospice and locality putting the patient at the centre of everything we do.

You will be an experienced band 5 or band 6 who is able to demonstrate excellent management, dynamic leadership skills and continuous quality improvement. Advanced communication skills and a passion for high quality specialist palliative care and end of life care is essential. You will be committed to supporting the IPU manager in driving change forward and challenging clinical practice to ensure the highest standards of evidence-based care are delivered.

In return, we can offer you the support of a full multi-professional team, access to a range of staff support services and the opportunity to be involved in developing new initiatives. We reward our staff with autonomy in their role and a supportive culture that encourages healthy work life balance. Our benefits include 27 days annual leave, pension (including continuation of NHS pension), individual personal development and unsocial hours payment.

Our staffing team (along with our volunteers) are our greatest asset, and recruiting, developing and retaining them is a high priority for us. We are offering an £5,000 bonus to successful applicants for this position in recognition of the skills and abilities you can bring to our service.

For an informal discussion please contact HR on 01462 679540 or email

This post is subject to compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the Regulations”), which requires the post holder to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.


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