Are you passionate about palliative care nursing? Do you thrive on teamwork? Do you enjoy the multi-disciplinary approach to meeting people’s needs?

We are seeking a highly motivated nurse with clinical palliative care knowledge and experience.

Working as part of an integrated team of nurses, covering East Surrey and West Sussex, you will contribute to the overall care of patient and families referred to St Catherine’s within the community/ward setting.   Specialising in the advisory and care coordinator component of this support, you will have shared clinical responsibility for patients across our catchment managed by our Community Manager/Matron

Our post will give you the opportunity to deliver specialist palliative care to people at end of life. You will be a confident decision-maker and have the passion to always improve and advance.  You will contribute to a positive supportive working environment with an emphasis on teamwork and cooperation.

The CNS role at St Catherine’s Hospice aligns with Health Education England’s Advanced Clinical Practice Framework to ensure our underpinning standards are consistent with advanced level practice, including Physical assessment and Prescribing; however, consideration will be given to applicants with relevant experience and demonstrating commitment to acquire these skills within an agreed timeframe.

The post is offered on a full time basis, your working hours will be 37.5 hours per week. You will participate in a rota system providing  a 7 day per week cover for our  patients and their families, via  telephone advice and support, but may include visiting out of hours in exceptional circumstances.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post in more detail, please contact Carol Harris on 01293 447333 or email

As a healthcare facility it is a requirement that all our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are exempt.

This role is subject to a Enhanced DBS check. By applying you are confirming you have read the Enhanced Check Privacy Policy for applicants and understand how DBS will process my personal data and the options available to me for submitting an application.

We are located in Malthouse Road, Crawley, West Sussex, which is within commuting distance from Brighton and London and just a 5 minute walk from Crawley railway station.

Role:                           Clinical Nurse Specialist – Community

Salary:                        £38,563.00 - £39,992.00 per annum for 37.5 hours per week, plus weekend enhancements (Grade CA6 A-C) and on-call supplement

Hours:                        37.5 hours per week, worked from 8am-6pm on a shift basis over seven days, including participation in an on-call rota.  We will  also consider part-time hours.  

Closing date:            2 February 2022


Related Jobs

Data Insight Co-ordinator   Crawley, United Kingdom new
January 22, 2022
Clinical Nurse Specialist - Care Homes & Frailty   Malthouse Road, Crawley, United Kingdom
January 21, 2022
Apply Now

To apply for this job, please download the application form below or send a copy of your CV to us at

If you would prefer us to post you an application form, please call 01293 447372.

Location Malthouse Road, Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time Permanent
Category Patient Services
Reference No. HR113
Salary £38,563 - £39,992
Closing Date 20/01/2022
Description & Person Specification JDPS-Clinical-Nurse-Specialist-Community-04.06.21.pdf
Job Application Pack Master-Application-Form-6.12.21.doc
Additional Information to Support Application St-Catherines-Hospice-Employee-Benefits.pdf
Policy Documents
Most Recent Projects