Registered Nurse (Community)

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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.


  • Full time (37.5hrs) – option to job share
  • Day shifts Monday to Friday including some weekends
  • Salary Band 5
  • Enhanced pay for working unsociable hours – weekends and bank holidays
  • Working within the community, rural and town locations and office located in North Chailey
  • DBS Enhanced and Barred

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 Ali Saunders, Community Team Leader:

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