Registered Nurse Community

Posted 2 months ago


Job Description

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.

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Who are we looking for?

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.

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.

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.

Community experience with clinical palliative care knowledge would be valuable.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Ali Saunders, Community Team Leader: We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

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Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentCommunity Team
LocationNorth Chailey and community
SalaryBand 5, plus pay enhancement for unsocial
Working hoursFull time, variety of hours and shifts, Monday to Sunday
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateOngoing

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