St Raphael's Hospice (SRH), has been well established in Merton and Sutton for many years,  we have now entered a new, exciting phase, becoming an independent stand-alone charity, in the next few months. We are working to deliver a high quality patient focused service, within our resources and capacity.

The Hospice provides a range of specialist palliative care services to a population of just over 400,000. A dedicated staff of 135 (plus around 40 bank staff) is supported by over 800 volunteers, based at the Hospice site, our fund-raising office and our 11 retail sites around the boroughs.

We are seeking to add to our team in order to enhance our responsive and flexible service delivery.

We are currently seeking to recruit Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our busy In-patient Unit. The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic and committed registered nurse interested in the challenging but rewarding field of palliative care.

The nurses we are seeking should be flexible with good communication skills and have the ability to work as a member of a team. To be employed at Band 5 equivalent you will have had post-registration experience which should have been in the field of specialist palliative care/oncology. Appropriate Diploma level Palliative Care modules or equivalent are essential.

We are looking to recruit full/part time and bank posts covering full rotation, consisting of day/night/early/late shifts.

We can offer:

  • A supportive multi-disciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Discount in all of our shops and Orangery Café
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Continuation of NHS pension scheme for selected clinical roles
  • Staff pilates
  • Clinical supervision with external facilitator

Reference: SRH2 - 20

Location: North Cheam

Postcode: SM3 9DX

Contract type: Permanent Full-Time

Hours: Negotiable

Salary Description: Band 5 equivalent

Closing date: 31/01/2021