Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care

Integrated Community Palliative Care Team

Hospice Band 7 (£31,383 - £ 41,374 per annum)

37.5 hours per week

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 with progressive end stage illnesses, in their own homes. 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 recognised post registration qualification in palliative care (minimum of 20 credits at 1st degree level). In addition a palliative care or other relevant degree is required. Relevant experience at NHS Band 7 (or equivalent) and clinical skills underpinned by advanced knowledge of palliative care and current issues is essential, as is being a car owner/driver.

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

We are committed to staff development as an on going professional requirement.

For further information contact Sharon Hudson Integrated Community Palliative Care Team Leader on 0121 472 1191.

Informal visits/discussions are strongly encouraged.

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:    Noon, 27th June 2017

We will communicate interview arrangements with applicants via email.


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The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and 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.