Staff Nurse

Posted 2 days ago by NHS Business Services Authority
Community Hospice Staff NurseSt Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking a Staff Nurse to join our Community Hospice Team, based at our Darlington Hospice.6 shifts per week available in total. Candidates may apply for two, three or four shifts per week.

Usual shift pattern of 7.75hr shifts on a rota (8.25hr shifts with a 30min unpaid break): 07:00-15:15, 15:00-23:15, and 23:00-07:15

St Teresa’s Hospice Band 5, equivalent hourly rate of £13.43 - £13.97 plus enhanced rates for unsociable hours.

NHS pension available for existing members; other pension schemes available for non-NHS scheme members.

Employer: St Teresa’s Hospice (independent registered charity)

We are a forward thinking, inclusive registered Charity with in patient unit, outpatient and community services, providing care and support to palliative patients and their families in their own homes and at St Teresa’s Hospice.

As the nurse on duty for our 24/7 Rapid Response service, the successful candidate will be based at St Teresa’s Hospice, responding to calls for urgent support in patients’ own homes and in community settings, providing high quality nursing care to patients with palliative and long-term conditions, including support for those approaching end of life.

Usually based on the Rapid Response service, the successful candidate will also be required to work across all Hospice services as needed, including Inpatient Unit, Hospice at Home and Homecare teams.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Current NMC registration as a registered nurse
  • Post registration experience working at NHS Agenda for Change Band 5 (or equivalent) or above in a nursing role, and professional experience of palliative care
  • Willingness to undertake work during the day, evening and at night and work across all hospices services as required

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by St Teresa’s Hospice. All posts are subject to a six month probationary period.

To apply:

From the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy you can download the job description and person specification, and apply online using the Apply for this job button.

Closing date for completed applications: This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Interviews to be arranged with shortlisted candidates.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1 month of submitting a completed application.

(We aim to respond to all applications, however if you apply and are not contacted within a calendar month then please assume that you have not been shortlisted)

St Teresa’s Hospice complies with GDPR during the recruitment and selection process. For information on how we process your data, please see the NHS Jobs Privacy Notice and St Teresa’s Hospice Privacy Notice – recruitment, which are available from the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy in the Additional Documentation and Further Links sections.

St Teresa’s Hospice is a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to employing and retaining disabled people, and we encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Reference: 40881710

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