Nursing Assistant – Inpatient Unit


Location:  St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, Essex, CM17 9JX

Salary: £20,239 – £22,898 per annum (depending upon experience) plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance per annum (£1,034 – £1,144)

Hours:  37.5 hours per week.

Overview of role

Do you have experience working as a health care assistant?  We are currently looking to recruit Nursing Assistants who have an interest in specialist palliative care, to join our Inpatient Unit.

If you would you like to be part of our friendly, supportive team delivering high standards of  specialist palliative care which endeavours to “go the extra mile” in supporting our patients and their families, then we would love to hear from you.

This role will be full time/part time and operates over a 24 hour rotation, this would typically be 3 x 12.5 hour shifts or 2 x 12.5 hour shifts per week or a mixture of 08:00 – 15:00 and 12:00 – 20:00 shifts per week.  The shift pattern includes working a proportionate number of days and nights over a 7 day working week.

Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

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

For an informal discussion, please contact:  Dawn Power on 01279 773713 or 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 to: [email protected]

Key documents

JD Nursing Assistant IPU July 2020

Application Form DBS    

Equal Opportunities Form

Employment Details – 2022

Key dates

Closing date:  Tuesday 5th July 2022

Interviews at the hospice on:   Monday 11th July 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

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.

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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