Caring for People in Harrow & Brent

Band 4 Associate Nurse OR Band 5 Registered Nurse – Inpatient Unit

Contract: Permanent – Full Time

Salary: Band 4 OR Band 5 Agenda for Change

Location: HA3 0YG (base)

Closing Date: Rolling open opportunity until successful candidate is appointed.

Job Purpose and scope

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 4 Associate Nurse or a Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our inpatient unit which is based at St Luke’s Hospice working over a seven day flexible rota. We are looking for a motivated and skilled professional nurse who has a passion for palliative care.

St Luke’s Hospice inpatient care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days /nights. Although based in the Inpatient Unit, post holders may occasionally be required to work in other Hospice settings in order to ensure adequate staffing levels and to gain experience of the wider hospice delivery of care (e.g. Pall 24, Community).

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as a sound knowledge in symptom control, most importantly, applicants must be committed to providing high quality compassionate care.

In return we can offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and creative environment which is supportive and friendly where professional development and support with education opportunities will be offered.

The Hospice offers many benefits to employees such as:

  • Free Parking
  • Transfer of NHS Pension scheme
  • AFC pay scale
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Blue light discount card
  • Free eye examination
  • Free 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Annual Leave matched up to 31 days depending on years of service in NHS

For further details / informal visits contact:

IPU Sister Rachel Nakaanga on 020 8382 8000

Note: Interviews on a rolling basis. Please read the Job Description as the two job roles are combined in one PDF.

Please state on your application which post you are applying for.

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