Registered Nurse IPU (Night Shift)


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

Salary: £31,663.80 – £37,637.25 per annum depending on experience (inclusive of 5% High-Cost Area Allowance) plus Enhancement. Pro rata for Part Time.

Hours:  37.5 hours per week (part time considered)

Overview of role

Would you like to join a small, friendly and forward thinking team? Would you like to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team where your voice matters?  Would you like to work in an organisation that delivers outstanding care?

We have a vacancy on our 8-bedded In Patient Unit and we are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Registered Nurse to join us.  At St Clare Hospice we have time to care for our patients and their families and we are able to provide those extra touches that make a real difference. Our teams have excellent job satisfaction as we can see how we are making a difference to our patients and those who are important to them.

Did you know:

–     You can transfer your NHS pension across when you join us

–     We have ample and free on-site parking

–     We are committed to developing our workforce and can offer a range of opportunities

–     We provide discounted meals prepared by our chef

–     We are a friendly and supportive organisation

–     You don’t have to have palliative care experience to join us as we offer support and training


If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please contact Dawn Power (IPU Manager) on 01279 773779 for an informal discussion.

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

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:

Key documents

Registered Nurse IPU Job Description (July 2022)

Application Form DBS – May 2021

Employment Details – Registered Nurse Nights April 2024

Equal Opportunities Form


Key Date

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

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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