Hours:  Variety of hours available across both services

Salary:  £25,103 - £30,830 FTE dependent on experience

Closing date: Monday 29 July 2019 at 5 pm

Interview date: Thursday 15 August 2019

DBS: Enhanced with Adult Barring


About us:

St Wilfrid’s Hospice provides end of life support to the population of Eastbourne and the surrounding parts of East Sussex, from our stunning hospice building and through our highly skilled community teams. We are rated an ‘outstanding’ provider by the Care Quality Commission and have a clear vision of reaching increasing numbers of local patients and their families, in close collaboration with our community. 

The Role:

We are seeking Registered Nurses to join the Community Nursing and Nurse Line Teams. We are an established community team providing specialist palliative care and support to patients and families in their homes, care homes and outpatient settings. Our Nurse Line service is a highly valued helpline for advice and support to patients, families and professionals. The successful applicants will be required to work and be based across our catchment area, as well as being hospice based within the Nurse Line Service.

The role requires RNs with good communication and decision-making skills. The role requires autonomy and confidence and an ability to work across multi-professional teams within and external to the hospice.

Through our values: compassionate, progressive, respectful and professional, we actively encourage our teams to develop their careers and deliver outstanding care. We have a dynamic learning environment and a supportive induction and competency framework is in place to achieve your potential.

This post provides an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity for candidates to be part of a supportive and committed team.

Benefits included:

  • We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 27 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted cinema tickets
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • Additional training opportunities
  • Supportive working environment

To find out more please contact Sally Scott Ralphs – Locality Lead Nurse, on 07841 043021 or at [email protected]

To apply please download an application form and return completed to [email protected] 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted, unless candidates are unable to complete our application form due to a disability.


Application Form

Registered Nurses – St Wilfrid’s Hospice Community Team and Nurse Line Service - Person Specification

Registered Nurses – St Wilfrid’s Hospice Community Team and Nurse Line Service - Job Description