Hospice Registered Nurse working within the Inpatient Unit and Community Team

Status: Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

Salary: £24,907.00 to £30,615.00 - Band 5

Closing Date: 09/03/2021

Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week. Will consider part time, minimum of 22.5 hours per week. Full rotation, 24/7 days a week.

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

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, support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or in the hospice. We are well respected and praised for our responsiveness and expertise by people we serve.

It’s a time of development and opportunity in the Nursing Team. We are not just offering a job, but the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives. We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses to join our team on a 6 month fixed term contract working in the In Patient Unit and/or Community Team. This role is available as a result of service developments with hopefully more opportunities in the future.

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)
• Extensive induction
• 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 and a Specialist In patient unit
• 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 March 2021
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 a discussion prior to you completing your application.

Please contact either
Sarah Godfrey, Head of Community, sarah.godfrey@stelizabethhospice.org.uk or
Sharon Cave, IPU Sister, sharon.cave@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

For more information please use the links below to see copies of the job descriptions and person specifications.

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

The nursing career for you

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

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