Registered Nurse Community

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description

St Peter & St James Hospice specialist community team provides care for people with complex symptom management due to life limiting illnesses within the home setting and support to carers of the individual by assisting them with the support that they need.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a friendly specialist multidisciplinary community team providing palliative nursing care interventions helping patients to live and die well and ensuring their carers and families can access the support that they need.

Working autonomously, the Community Registered Nurse will be working alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialists in supporting a caseload of patients with specialist palliative care and end of life care needs in the community, assessing referrals appropriateness and urgency and effectively identifying nursing best practice developments to support the clinical team.

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Who are we looking for?

An opportunity has arisen for a self motivated, caring, kind and experienced registered nurse to join this well established community team. We are looking for someone who has excellent communication, assessment and prioritisation skills and understands the needs of those receiving palliative or end of life care.

As a member of the multidisciplinary team, our nurses are extremely proud of the expert, compassionate care given our patients. They actively support the Trust’s mission in the delivery of high quality care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care to meet the needs of patients across all hospice services.

Community experience with clinical palliative care knowledge would be valuable, although 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 Ali Saunders, Community Team Leader, 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.

Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentCommunity Team
LocationNorth Chailey and local community
SalaryBand 5 (£27,055-32,934 FTE), plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours
Working hoursMonday to Friday (with weekend on rotation)
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Option to job shareYes

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