Countess Mountbatten Hospice has been providing outstanding palliative care to its community for over 40 years and its services have made a huge impact on many families lives across Hampshire.

The journey towards end of life can be a complex one. Medical advances and changes in family lives mean that the care we provide to our patients and their families constantly evolves to meet the needs and expectations of our Community. For us to extend our services further to reach more people we need to recruit additional staff to support our outstanding services, here at the Hospice.

General Manager

Salary Circa £49,900 per annum (pro-rata)

37.5 Hours per week (including weekend, bank holiday, nights and on-call provisions, etc)

“You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life. We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.”

Cicely Saunders

This is an exciting time to join Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity as we extend our services to more patients and their families throughout Hampshire and the surrounding areas. 

Our Hospice teams provide a wide range of services created and designed to support individuals’ needs.  Our patients and their families are at the heart of everything we do here at the Hospice.  To continue to provide our outstanding care services we need talented and committed people to join us.  If you are looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a real difference, we would like to hear from you.

Are you up to this challenge that Cicely Saunders set?

We are looking for a proactive, organised and experienced manager and leader who can work with the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team to help us transform Countess Mountbatten Hospice from a NHS Hospice to an independent charity at the leading edge of hospice care.

You will oversee the day to day operational and project management to ensure the safe and effective delivery of quality services to patients, their families, carers and visitors.

Work closely with the Senior Management Team to develop and implement services to ensure Countess Mountbatten Hospice continues to meet the needs of all users and stakeholders, including all clinical areas.

As an NHS Partner, we will continue to make contributions to your Pension Scheme, subject to meeting qualifying conditions.  Further advise can be found by contacting our HR Department on 01983 217319.

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

Closing date: 23rd February 2019

For an informal discussion and visit about this opportunity, please contact John Kempton, Director of Human Resources on 01983 217312

To apply for this position please click HERE

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