Community Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care

St Barnabas Hospices
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care, day hospice and community care.

Community Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care

22.5 hours per week

Salary: £20,298 - £23,904 pa (FTE £33,830 - £39,840) (depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role)

Location: St. Barnabas House, Worthing

  • Are you passionate about palliative care?
  • Do you have a comprehensive knowledge of pain and symptom control?
  • Do you possess a high level of communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team?

As a Nurse Specialist you will be working as part of the Community Palliative Care Team, providing 24 hour specialist nursing advice and support to patients, families and healthcare professionals.

Applications are welcomed from Registered Nurses with extensive palliative care experience and knowledge, preferably at Masters level. You should hold a relevant degree, or post registration qualification in Palliative Care/Oncology

We will support you to achieve advanced assessment skills, non-medical prescribing and DNACPR competencies.

For further information about this post please contact Sue Carter, Head of Community Services on 01903 706348.

Closing date: 28th February 2018

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. (Safeguarding)

The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

Benefits include:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ (FTE) annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (additional annual leave provided after 5 & 10 yrs level of service)
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

Please complete the application form in as much detail as possible as we use this form to shortlist candidates. We do not require any other documents at this stage but we will ask for evidence of your right to work in the UK at interview and evidence of all qualifications you identify in your application form.

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