Nurse Practitioner - St Catherine's Telephone Advice, Referrals and Response (STARR)


We are seeking enthusiastic Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners to join our new service, St Catherine's Telephone Advice, Referrals and Response (STARR).  Both full-time and part-time opportunities available

STARR is a team of nurse practitioners, rapid response nurses and Nursing Assistants who specialise in the provision of triage, symptom advice and support to patients and families facing terminal illnesses.

Working as part of an integrated team of nurses, covering Surrey & West Sussex, you will contribute to the overall care of patient and families referred to St Catherine’s within the community setting. Specialising in the advisory and Care Coordinator component of this support you will have shared clinical responsibility for the patients within one area managed by an Advanced Palliative Care Practitioner.

As a team member you will contribute to a positive supportive working environment with an emphasis on team work and cooperation. You will participate in a rota system providing a 7 day a week face to face and telephone service for patients and their families and, in the out of hours rota providing telephone advice and support. This may include visiting out of hours in exceptional circumstances.

It is anticipated that the work plan will be 20% management, 70% clinical (including a lead expertise) and 10% Education and Teaching

You will participate in a rota covering 7 days a week, the core hours being 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday, participating in a rota and occasional weekends.

We welcome individuals to visit us at the hospice to meet the team and to have a look around. If you would like to come along please call our HR team on 01293 447353

Our benefits include:
Option to continue NHS Pension for existing members or alternatively we offer a pension via the Pension Trust, with an employer contribution of up to 9%, up to 27 days annual leave in addition to public holidays, excellent training and development opportunities - including paid study leave, clinical supervision and free car parking.

Located just few minutes walk from Crawley railway station, where there is a regular train service for main connections links to Brighton and London.

These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure


Location United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time Part-time
Category Education
Reference No. 046-17
Salary Salary Range - £36,339.00 - £39,134.00 per annum, plus enhancements
Closing Date 2017/03/30
DBS Check Required? Yes
Description & Person Specification JDPSPCNPforSTARR210217-final.doc
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