Job Ref: 1941DS

Hours per week: 37.5 (Full and part time hours available)

Type of contract: Permanent

Pay point: £27,860 to £30,118 per annum pro rata as appropriate (dependent on experience)

Interview date: tbc

We are looking for Registered Nurses to join the Hospice, working within our Hospice at Home team. The Hospice at Home service takes the specialist skills of Farleigh Hospice into an individual’s home, enabling people to have more choice over their place of care.

You will be responsible for providing high standards of specialist palliative care in the community setting, where patients have complex symptom control issues, and provide emotional and psychological support to patients and their families. You will deliver hands on nursing care in the short term to patients within their home. You will need to work autonomously within the limits of existing knowledge and skills, demonstrating sound judgment and be able to communicate in a sensitive manner along with an ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with our colleagues in health, social and voluntary sectors.

We would like to hear from nurses who have experience in a hospital/community setting, specialities include but not limited to; oncology, palliative care, general medical and surgical, accident and emergency, critical care and community/district nursing

You will be required to demonstrate your abilities in the following areas:

  • First level registered General Nurse
  • Palliative care experience
  • Up to date and relevant qualifications / training
  • Be organised and have strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, with minimal supervision
  • Capability to work remotely and flexibly

You will be required to work a variable shift pattern between the hours of 08.00 and 20.00 over 7 days. You will receive an unsocial hour’s enhancement for weekend and bank holiday working. All candidates must have a full clean driving license and have access to a car.

In return for your commitment Farleigh Hospice offers:

  • A friendly, team orientated work environment
  • A good pension scheme with the option to continue any existing NHS pension scheme membership
  • 27 days annual leave  rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Subsidised meals
  • Structured induction programme
  • Clinical supervision and a proactive education department to support with learning and development
  • Free Parking at the Hospice (subject to availability)
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Jackie Cochrane, Team Leader, Response Team via email to [email protected] or 01245 457419

Please click [email protected]_Home_(LM).doc to view the Job Description and Person Specification for this role.


All applications must be made through the NHS jobs website:


Farleigh Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Farleigh Hospice operates a three month probation period. Positions may be subject to DBS Disclosure.