Nursing Assistant, Night Shift Hospice @ Home


Location:  St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX, delivering care in the community across West Essex

Salary:  £21,368 per annum plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week, working 10pm to 7am pro-rata (over 7 day working 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 Hospice at Home service. This is an exciting developing service and involves close collaborative working with other healthcare professionals.

We are looking to recruit full time Nursing Assistant, working nights, 10pm – 7am, including weekends pro rata.

If 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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