Senior Staff Nurse, Hospice at Home

Purbrook, Hampshire

Job Title: Senior Staff Nurse, Hospice at Home

Location: Purbrook, Hampshire

Hours: 30 hours per week, including alternate weekends

Salary: (£33,706.00 - £40,588.00 FTE dependent on experience)

Closing date: 29/07/2023

DBS check required? Yes

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Senior Staff Nurse, Hospice at Home

(£33,706.00 – £40,588.00 FTE dependent on experience)

30 hours per week, including alternate weekends

The Rowans Hospice Charity is an independent organisation offering specialist palliative care to patients with life limiting disease, located in Waterlooville, Hampshire.

As a Charity, we offer opportunities for palliative support to patients and their families over an extensive range of in-patient and out-patient services; we pride ourselves on our excellent care for patients, their families, our staff and volunteers. The hospice is proud to have been rated as outstanding in the latest CQC inspection.

An opportunity has arisen to join our Hospice at Home team at Rowans Hospice Charity as a Senior Staff Nurse. You will be RGN registered and have a proven post qualification; knowledge of working within a palliative care setting would be desirable.  Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills are key to this role.

You will be required to work days, early/late shifts and alternate weekends. You will receive shift allowance for weekends, evening and bank holiday working and travel expenses.

All candidates must have a full clean driving license and have access to a vehicle.

Hospice at Home support patients who are within the last 12 weeks of life as well as those in their final days, patients returning home from the inpatient unit, hospital and in some cases supporting nursing homes who seek additional support to cope with the complex nature of care required by some patients.

We offer our committed team;

  • NHS pension will be retained if transferring from the NHS
  • Regular in-house education clinics
  • Free hot drinks and subsidised hot/cold meals menu
  • Free Parking at the Hospice (subject to availability)
  • Employee Assistance Programme available
  • Continuous service recognised if transferring from NHS

Rowans Hospice is committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of all children and vulnerable adults needing our care and support. Subsequently, our recruitment process is thorough, ensuring a consistent and detailed approach to gather information from and about candidates so that all persons appointed are suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults.

Closing Date:               29 July 2023

For further information about the opportunities available, please contact the Hospice at Home Team manager Nick Saunders on 023 9223 8542 for a discussion.

For further information about the Rowans Hospice Charity and to complete an application form, please visit our website:

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