Community Clinical Nurse Specialist


Location: Based at St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

Salary: £37,709 – £44,824 per annum (FTE) (depending on experience, plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance)

Hours: Flexible hours (Full time 37.5 hours per week or Part time 30 hours per week)

Overview of role

Due to expansion of services we are looking to recruit a highly motivated Clinical Nurse Specialist. Are you passionate about palliative care, and want to work as part of a team and make a difference? If yes, this is a great opportunity to join an established team of palliative care clinical nurse specialists, providing a seven-day specialist service to support patients their families and carers across West Essex and the East Hertfordshire border.

You will be required to have palliative care knowledge, skills and community experience with proven clinical leadership skills. Collaborative working with health, social and voluntary care professionals both internally and externally, providing support and advice is essential.

You will have a high level of clinical expertise to provide specialist advice and support to patients with palliative care needs. You will be required to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

If you have excellent communication skills and experience of palliative care, we would like to hear from you.

A message from our Director of Patient Care, Carolanne Brannan…

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Alison Kempthorne, Head of Community Services on 01279 773712  or by email [email protected]

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 by email to: [email protected]

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Employment Details

Equal Opportunities Form

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 HR Team, on 01279 773744.

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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