Registered Nurse – Inpatient Unit


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

Salary: £26,555 – £31,565 per annum (depending upon experience, plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance)

Hours:  Full time 37.5 hrs per week (part time considered)

Are you a Registered Nurse who wants to work in an environment where you will have the time to deliver excellent care and go that ‘extra mile’ for your patients?

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our friendly and supportive team delivering outstanding, compassionate care within our 8-bedded In Patient Unit. You don’t need a background in palliative care as full training will be given.

This role will operate over a 24 hour rotation, this would typically be 3 x 12.5 hour shifts 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.

In return for your commitment, we offer:

  • contributory pension scheme (NHS Pension can be carried over if you are already a member of the NHS Pension Scheme)
  • Flexible working hours
  • a full induction into your role
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • company sick pay scheme
  • ample free parking
  • Discounted meals prepared by our chef

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.

Please send your application documents to: [email protected]

Key documents

JD and PS Registered Nurse IPU – April 2022

Employment Details

Application Form DBS – May 2021

Equal Opportunities Form

Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022.

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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