Staff Nurse (Rapid Response)

Location: Compton Care, Compton Hall and within the community

Status: Permanent - Full time

Salary: £19,882 - £30,555

Closing Date: August 21, 2019 5:00 pm


  • To be a member of the Compton Care Community services Rapid Response team providing a clinical hands on care service, which aims to complement and enhance the care available in the community to those with a rapidly deteriorating life advancing, chronic, incurable illness.
  • To offer specialist knowledge, expertise and support to the patient and carer, enabling the patient to stay in their home if that is their wish.
  • To assume the role of educator, both formally and informally to all those involved in the patients care, ensuring an holistic approach.
  • To undertake health and social care assessments for patients referred into the rapid response service and develop care plans


  • Registered Nurse with 2 years post registration adult nursing experience
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities
  • Demonstrate a commitment to holistic/individualised patient care including; assessment/planning; care delivery and evaluation. Addressing all aspects of physical/psychological/social and spiritual needs
  • Recognise the role of the multi- disciplinary team within a palliative care environment


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