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Palliative Care Senior Staff Nurse

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Senior Staff Nurse - Palliative Care to work in an exceptional hospice within an independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading health care providers


This is one of the UK’s largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff



*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin




As a Palliative Care Senior Staff Nurse your key responsibilities include:

·         Provide clinical leadership to a designated nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care.

·         Maintain continuous high standards of skilled nursing care and professional practice through evidence based practice

·         Promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice

·         Act as a role model and expert clinical practitioner.

To supervise and teach both trained staff, health care assistants and student nurses

·         Assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department within allocated resources.

To recognise the need for personal flexibility within the unit to ensure all aspects of the services are managed safely and effectively

·         Undertake delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Ward Manager and Deputy Ward Manager

·         Assist the Ward Manager in all aspects of leadership and management of the hospice in-patient unit

·         To assist in the coordination of services provided by the inpatient unit, and to contribute to the day to day running of the service.  To assist, where necessary, in the provision of other services provided by the hospice


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Experience at Band 5 or above in specialist palliative care or oncology

·         Demonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to date

·         Experience of working with teams, motivating and empowering them to deliver excellent standards of patient care

·         Experience of identifying and dealing with risks encountered within own practice.

·         Experience of supporting junior/less experienced staff to improve standards of patient care.

·         Able to supports less experienced/junior staff to respond to feedback in positive manner setting objectives as required

·         Able to use professional knowledge and experience to influence decision making processes in order to improve outcomes for patients and staff

·         Able to use assertive communication skills to achieve collaborative solutions to challenging situations

·         Able to conduct audits in objective and efficient manner


The successful Palliative Care Senior Staff Nurse will receive an excellent salary up to £37,311.33 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         Ongoing development and training

·         27 days annual leave

·         Generous private healthcare cover

·         Contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension

·         Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

·         Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

·         Ongoing training and development programmes

·         Discounts at local, national and online shops

·         Interest-free season ticket loans

·         Cycle to work loan scheme

·         Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards


Reference ID: 6095

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to