Role: Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Salary: £38,563.00 - £39,992.00 per annum, plus enhancements (Grade CA6 A-B)

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, flexibility or part-time hours will be considered

St Catherine’s Hospice is a local charity with a big ambition: to help everyone face death informed, supported and pain free. Providing expert hospice care, we’re there for people in West Sussex and East Surrey when life comes full circle.

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 three enthusiastic Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our specialist palliative care nursing team at St Catherine’s Hospice.

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/ hospice setting. Specializing in the advisory and care coordinator component of this support, you will have shared clinical responsibility for patients across our catchment managed by an Advanced Palliative Care Practitioner. You will support patients by face to face interaction, video call, and telephone support.

As a team member you will contribute to a positive supportive working environment with an emphasis on teamwork and cooperation.

This post is offered on either a full or part time basis, working up to 37.5 hours per week (Flexibility can be considered). You will participate in a Rota system providing a 7 day per week face to face, telephone and video call service for patients and their families, and participation in the out of hours Rota providing telephone advice and support. This may include visiting out of hours in exceptional circumstances.

Employees at St Catherine’s Hospice can enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing with length of service to 30 days + public holidays
  • Option to buy or sell up to 1 week of annual leave
  • Day off for volunteering
  • Day off for moving house
  • Blue Light Card
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Generous Pension – Up to 9% employer contributors or honour NHS pension
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Pay enhancement of unsocial hours
  • Flu Jabs
  • Counselling Offering
  • Discounted Gym
  • Schwartz rounds
  • Wellbeing Supervision (aka clinical supervision)
  • Career pathway and progression

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.

For an application pack, please call the HR Department on 01293 447372 (answer phone), email or download our application pack.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sam Farr, Lead Nurse Inpatient and Outreach Services: telephone; 01293 447333

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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 Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time
Category Patient Services
Reference No. HR006
Salary £38,563.00 - £39,992.00
Closing Date 31/03/2021
DBS Check Required? Yes
Description & Person Specification Job Description Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
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