Are you keen to provide people with personalised care and support? Are you good at offering comforting words? Are you courageous enough to stand alongside local people and their families as they face the end of life? If you’re answering yes, then St Catherine’s Hospice would love to hear from you.

We’re seeking enthusiastic, caring and compassionate individuals to join our hospice team working on our wards in Crawley.

At St Catherine’s we strive to deliver the best possible care to our community. This is a brilliant opportunity to take on a rewarding role in a supportive environment and utilise your healthcare experience to support people when it’s needed most. Best of all, you’ll be encouraged to take the time and space to really get to know patients and the things that matter to them most.

Whether you’ve recently qualified, are returning to practice or looking for a new challenge, this is your chance to join a skilled, dedicated team committed to delivering outstanding end of life care to people from across West Sussex and East Surrey.

People often have a preconception of what working in a hospice is like but often the reality is very different. Read what it’s like working and being at St Catherine’s on our blog.

This post is available on a full time or part time basis. Our full time working hours are 37.5 hours per week, worked over seven days on a shift basis.

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.

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 contributions or honour of 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

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.

Whilst it is not yet a requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, we encourage all applicants to be fully vaccinated as this may be a requirement of the role going forward.

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.

Please ensure you have read our employee and recruitment privacy statement prior to applying for this role.

JOB TITLE: Staff Nurse - Ward



HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

SALARY: £28,346 - £30,459 per annum (Grade CA3a-c)

CLOSING DATE: 1 July 2022

INTERVIEW DATE: We will shortlist applications as we receive them - interviews will be set up on an ad hoc basis


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Location Malthouse Road, Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time Permanent Bank Part-time
Category Patient Services
Reference No. HR163
Salary £28,346 - £30,459 per annum (Grade CA3a-c)
Closing Date 01/07/2022
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