Community Registered Nurse

Status: Permanent

Salary: £24,214.00 to £30,112.00

Closing Date: 09/06/2019

Salary:            £24,214.00 to £30,112.00 – Band 5

Hours:             Full time – 37.5 hrs per week.  Full rotation, 24/7 days a week.

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in east Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice.  We are well respected and praised for our responsiveness and expertise by people we serve.

This is an exciting time for the Community Team at St Elizabeth Hospice. It’s a time of expansion, development and opportunity.  At St Elizabeth Hospice we are not just offering a job, but the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives.

Are you a Registered Nurse who wants to give the best possible care?   Have you thought about a career in Specialist Palliative Care at St Elizabeth Hospice?

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses to join our Community Team on a permanent basis.  This role is working within the Community Team alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialist and Healthcare Assistant Team.

Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as “Outstanding”

In return we offer:

  • mirror Agenda for Change with regard to salary, enhancements, annual leave and occupational sick pay
  • personal pension plan (NHS Pensions are transferrable)
  • excellent training opportunities
  • support with revalidation and ongoing CPD through both in-house and external education including an in house palliative care programme
  • experience in working in a 24/7 Specialist Community Team
  • employee assistance programme
  • free parking

A student nurse on completing her placement recently said:-

 “People will forget what you say, they will forget what you did but they will never forget how you made them feel – you have made me feel like I can be a good nurse. My time at the Hospice has exceeded all of my expectations and has changed the way I will nurse – for the better’’.

 Closing Date:    9 June 2019

Interview Date:  to be confirmed

If you would like an opportunity to find out some more about working at the hospice and how it can fit your own career aspirations, we recommend an informal visit/discussion prior to you completing your application. Please contact Sarah Godfrey, Head of Community on 01473 707969 or Alison Queen, Community CNS Team Leader on 01473 707044.

For more information please use the link below to see copies of the job description and person specification.

Please also click on the link below for further information on career development pathways at the hospice.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.


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