Registered Nurse, Inpatient Unit

Job Ref: 1951DS

Hours per week: full and part-time hours available

Type of Contract: Permanent

Salary range: £27,860 to £30,113

dependent on experience (pro rata if part-time)

Closing Date: 4 August 2019

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Farleigh Hospice works to meet the needs of local people affected by life-limiting illnesses and to support those who have been bereaved. By giving people choice and involvement in the care they receive we strive to make a real difference when and where it matters most.

We are looking for dedicated registered nurses to join our professional and friendly Inpatient Unit team. There is plenty of scope to develop your skills in specialist palliative care and planned career progression through our education programme and development framework. So if you are enthusiastic, committed nurse looking to develop your knowledge in specialist palliative care, then this may be the job for you.

You will gain experience in caring for patients admitted to the Inpatient Unit for complex symptom control needs, a rehabilitation programme, respite for families and carers and for end of life and supportive care.

We have a nursing team led by a Clinical Lead Nurses who will support your professional development and enhance your skills in specialist palliative care. In addition to this you will have access to clinical supervision together with excellent learning and developmental opportunities to support your personal growth.

You will work with the team, using a patient-centered approach and evidenced based practice, assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care and co-ordinate care from admission to discharge. You will be expected to administer medication and treatment as prescribed in accordance with the NMC's and the Hospices policies and guidelines. You will also provide emotional, psychological and spiritual support for patients and carer's.

You will be required to work a variable shift pattern over a 24 hour period. You will receive an unsocial hour’s enhancement for evenings, weekends and bank holiday’s.

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. Newly qualified nurses will also be considered.

In return for your commitment Farleigh Hospice offers:

  • A friendly, team orientated work environment
  • A good contributing company pension scheme or transference of NHS pension
  • 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

A career at Farleigh Hospice could be the most rewarding career move you’ll ever make. So, come and join us at an exciting time in our journey. We are embarking on a new strategy and developing new models of care for those who need hospice care in mid Essex

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Irene Marshall, Ward Manager on 01245 457384 or email to [email protected]

Please click here for the job description: 82b_JD_Registered_Nurse_Upper_-_(IPU).docx

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. 

Charity Registration No: 284670