Staff Nurse – In-Patient Unit

Job Reference: 2102

Hours: Full or part time (23 – 37.5 hours per week)

Salary Scale: St. Richard’s Hospice Payscale Pay Point 10 – 12 (£23,732 - £27,472 pro rata per annum plus enhancements for night and weekend working)

St. Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for adults in South Worcestershire with a serious progressive illness through our community teams, our newly developed state-of-the-art Living Well Centre and our seventeen beds. We offer care and encouragement to our patients, enabling them to take control of their lives as their condition changes and also offer support to their families and carers.

We are currently seeking a caring, compassionate and committed professional to join us as a Staff Nurse on our In-Patient Unit where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. The unit operates an 11.5-hour shift system worked 8-8 am and pm and also operates some twilight shifts.

The successful applicant will work flexibly as part of the multi-disciplinary team and provide nursing support, including physical, psycho-social and spiritual care, to patients in the In-Patient Unit and their families. This is an exciting opportunity where your existing skills, knowledge and experience can be developed further through our ongoing investment in your professional development.

The post holder will be an RGN who is able to demonstrate an interest in palliative care nursing. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role, together with the ability to work as part of the Hospice team, in partnership with community and acute care professionals.

These posts require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would like to you join an enthusiastic, passionate and friendly team and are looking for the next chapter in your career, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please complete our application form which can be found here or please contact Jamie Yeomans, In-Patient Unit Manager, or Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, St. Richard’s Hospice, Wildwood Drive, Worcester WR5 2QT Tel. 01905 763963 or email to find out more information.

Closing date: 1 February 2021 at 12 noon

Charity No. 515668

Staff Nurse – In-Patient Unit Job Description

Staff Nurse – In-Patient Unit Person Specification