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Senior Registered Nurses (Inpatient unit)

We are looking for Senior Registered Nurses to join our Hospice Inpatient Unit, with both full and part time hours available. Our amazing nursing team provide a safe, caring and supportive environment for patients and their relatives. Could you be part of the care we provide?

πŸ“ Location: St John’s Hospice, Lancaster
⏰ Hours:
Full and Part time hours are available (worked over a 7 day rota)
βœ… Role Type: Permanent
πŸ’° Pay: Β£32,682 – Β£33,676 per annum (pro rata, dependent upon pension scheme), plus Β£15 night allowance for each night shift worked
πŸ’š Pension: NHS Pension Scheme available subject to availability criteria; or 8% employer funded St John’s Hospice Pension Scheme
πŸ“… Closing Date:
Sunday 3rd October 2021

Job purpose:

  • Understand the philosophy and ethos behind the care provided at St. John’s Hospice encompassing compassion and empathy in nursing practice.
  • To ensure that the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of patients using the service remain paramount at all times.
  • To maintain professional and ethical standards and set a high standard of holistic patient care.
  • To develop specialist skills in all aspects of palliative care and carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision.
  • To share in the responsibility within the nursing team for planning, implementing and evaluating total care of the patient and their family.
  • To support the Ward Management Team in their role, acting up in rotation with other staff to develop management and teaching skills.
  • Cover a 24-hour nursing rota when the need arises and for professional development in the total care of patients requiring palliative care.

For more information, or an informal chat, please call Lucy O’Connor, Head of Inpatient Services on 01524 382538. Alternatively email [email protected]


We offer:

πŸ’š27 days holiday + bank holidays for full time employees.

πŸ’š Life assurance

πŸ’š Health Cash Plan

πŸ’š Minimum 8% employer contributions to a pension scheme

πŸ’š Maternity & paternity benefits

πŸ’š Continuing professional development

πŸ’š Cycle to work scheme

πŸ’š Car lease scheme

πŸ’š Free on-site parking

Please click here to see more benefits available to our employees.


If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete our online Application for Employment below.

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All correspondence relating to this vacancy including interview invites will be sent by EMAIL only. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Please submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Oder) 1975 (as amended in 2013). It will be necessary for a submission for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly known as a CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please complete your Application For Employment accurately ensuring you include all criminal convictions including those that would otherwise be considered β€˜spent’. A fee of Β£44.80 is applicable for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check or Β£27.80 for a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check which will be carried out as part of our pre-employment check process, if applicable.

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