Nursing Associate

Can you help to support patients at the end of their life? We are looking for nursing associates to join our team at St Peter & St James Hospice.

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Who we are looking for?

We are looking for compassionate nursing associates, who are on the NMC register and with a Foundation Degree, to work in partnership with our registered nurses to provide the highest possible standard of care to our pallative care patients. You will be able to support patients improve and maintain their mental, physical and behavioural health and wellbeing, as well as ensuring that their personal and social needs at met.



  • £23,100 starting salary depending on experience (Band 4 £22,330 – £24,640 pa)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • 37.5 hours per week with a variety of day and night shifts over Monday to Sunday
  • We would be happy to consider the possibility of a job share
  • Rural Location (North Chailey BN8 4ED) Own transport essential, no public transport.
  • Enhanced with Barred DBS

What do we provide?

Some of the great benefits of working with us include:

  • Full induction and ongoing training opportunities
  • Performance related pay progression
  • Access to self-development courses such as Growth Mindset, Resilience, Dealing with stressful situations etc.
  • 35 days holiday (27 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Free BUPA Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests and special prescription allowance for screen users
  • Generous Pension 5% employer, 3% employee pension – (Option to transfer NHS Pension subject to pension rules)
  • Company sick pay scheme – Well-being is at the heart of everything we do, and it starts with ensuring your own
  • Peer recognition GEM (Go the Extra Mile)
  • Long service awards
  • 20% Staff discount in our charity shops
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised meals if working in the hospice building
  • Free onsite car parking (hospice and distribution sites only)

How to apply

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Trina Perry, Head of Clinical Services:

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received, and as such this vacancy may close at any time.