Nurse Team Leader, Hospice @ Home


Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

Salary:  £32,512 – £38,651 per annum (depending on experience) plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week over 7 days

Overview of role

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Team Leader to join our Hospice at Home Team based at St Clare Hospice working in the local community. You will be part of a team of Hospice at Home Team leaders working closely with the Team of Nursing Assistants.

You will be required to share in the management of the caseload and coordination of the team, delivering high standards, through a holistic approach to patient centred care. The role will involve collaborative working with our colleagues in health, social and voluntary sectors, working a variable shift pattern between the hours of 8am and 8pm over 7 days.

I you would you like to be part of a friendly and supportive team delivering excellent specialist palliative care to patients their families and carers, please read the job description (link below) for further details.

In return for your commitment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, enhancements on our rates of pay for late, nights and weekend working, generous leave allowance, pension and life assurance scheme.  We have an Employee Assistance Programme, free parking and the option to continue your membership of the NHS pension scheme.  We offer excellent development opportunities and are committed to supporting individuals in their learning and development.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Sonia Haigh on 01279 773716 or by email [email protected]

How to apply

Please complete a St Clare Hospice application form or submit your CV with a cover letter telling us why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please send your application documents to: [email protected]

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification 

Application Form

Employment Details

Equal Opportunities Form

Key dates

Closing date:  Thursday 18th August 2022

Interview date: w/c 29th August 2022

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert once we receive sufficient applications, so recommend an early application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the HR Team, on 01279 773744 or email [email protected]

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.  We recognise that everyone is different, and we value the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality services. Which means, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Please note that a DBS check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate.

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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