Staff Nurse – Inpatient Unit


Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, Essex

Salary: £23,500.00 p.a. depending on experience

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours a week. Shift pattern of 12½ hour shifts over 24/7 period

Overview of role

We are currently looking to recruit Staff Nurses, who have an interest in specialist palliative care, to join our Inpatient Unit.

We are looking to recruit for full/part time posts into a 24 hour rotation working a proportionate number of days and night duties over a 7 day working week. Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

If you would you like to be part of a friendly and supportive team delivering excellent specialist palliative care to patients and their families in the inpatient unit, then we would like to hear from you.

In return for your commitment we offer a full induction into your role, a competitive salary and benefits package including enhanced shift payments, company sick pay scheme and contributory pension scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Vanna Poulter IPU Manager on 01279 773713 or email

How to apply

You need to complete a St Clare Hospice Application Form and submit with a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person specification).

Please note: your CV will not be accepted by itself and the application form must be fully completed.

Send your application documents to:

By email:

By post: HR Administrator, Human Resources Department, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex CM17 9JX.

Key dates

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2017

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed by: Thursday 28th September 2017

Interviews at the hospice on:  Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Key documents

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form          PDF format          Word format

If you are unable to download the documents or print the application form and would like to receive an application pack, or if you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the Human Resources Team, on 01279 773715.

Please state clearly which vacancy you are applying for.

St Clare Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Employment offers may be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks (formerly Criminal Records Bureau – CRB checks).

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.

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