Nursing Associate

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description

We are expanding our nursing team to ensure people receive the care and support they rightly deserve when facing symptoms associated with their life-limiting condition or as they approach the end of their life with us.

Working with the multidisciplinary team and Registered Nursing staff, the Nursing Associate contributes to the ongoing assessment of patients, providing and monitoring care in line with the person’s plan of care. They provide expertise within the scope of practice to provide holistic and person-centred care and support for hospice patients, and those important to them, by working independently under the leadership of the Registered Nursing staff and working within all aspects of the nursing process.

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Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nursing Associate on the NMC register with a Foundation Degree, with experience of working under appropriate supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team. They will understand the scope of the Nursing Associate role within the nursing and multi-disciplinary team, as well as how it may contribute to service development.

Able to work proactively, independently, and on own initiative, the Nursing Associate will have excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills at all levels and with patients, families and professionals, as well as experience of providing and receiving complex sensitive information.

Experience of working within palliative / end of life care desirable but not essential.

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Note to candidates

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health, and DBS).

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Alice Thomas, IPU Ward Manager, on If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 4 (£23,949 - £26,282 FTE)
Working hoursVariety of hours and shifts available, day and night
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

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