30 hours per week     'Happy to talk about Flexible Working’


Hospice Pay Band 7: £32,172 - £42,414 (or Band 6 development £26,904 - £36,111) pro rata

Please note Hospice Band 6 Development to Band 7 post will be considered for an excellent candidate not meeting essential criteria for Band 7.

Do you have what it takes to drive forward community palliative care, supporting the Hospice vision for equal access to palliative care services for anyone with any condition wherever they live?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly skilled individual who is a team player, dynamic and passionate about palliative care and the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist. The post involves working within a multi-disciplinary team offering specialist palliative care to patients in their own homes and our primary care clinics. Excellent leadership and communication skills are needed to fulfil this role. Teaching experience is essential in order to share knowledge and skills and enhance high standards of palliative care.

Band 7 Candidates will have a palliative care or other relevant degree and a recognised post registration qualification in palliative care (minimum of 20 credits at 1st degree level or working towards). In addition appropriate experience at NHS Band 7 (or equivalent) and clinical skills underpinned by advanced knowledge of palliative care and current issues is essential.

Band 6 Candidates will have a Palliative Care or other relevant degree and appropriate experience at Band 6 or above. A competency programme will be offered with the opportunity to complete the European Certificate in Palliative Care

A car owner and driver is essential.

The role includes on call responsibilities (telephone advisory service) and weekend work on a rota basis.

We are committed to staff development as an ongoing professional requirement.

For further information contact Helen Smith Integrated Community Palliative Care Team Leader or Esther Reilly, Lead CNS Community Team on 0121 752 8798 or 0121 752 8799.

You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by clicking on the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification Clinical Nurse Specialist

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note you are required to complete the application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned to: [email protected]

Closing date:  Friday 19th July 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed


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The Hospice is committed to developing a diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.