Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies are posted on this page and advertised through local newspapers and social media.

Please read the information for applicants before applying for any of the roles.

  • Staff Nurse Night Shift

    30 hours per week worked on a rota basis (3 Shifts per week)
    Salary £22225 FTE per annum Plus 15% Night Shift Allowance
    (£17,780 for 30 hours per week. £20,447 including night shift allowance)

    At Nightingale House Hospice, we pride ourselves in providing the best possible care for our patients and their families, and can only achieve this through our dedicated and committed staff. 

    We have a vacancy for a Registered General Nurse who wishes to develop a career in Specialist Palliative Care.  You will be joining a team that is passionate about caring and delivering high quality care. There is a comprehensive induction with individual mentor and opportunities for professional development. 

    Palliative care/oncology experience is desirable but not essential. 

    For an application pack or further information please email pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or contact Pat Walmsley on

     01978 316811 or visit our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk

    Nightingale House is an equal opportunities employer.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check which will be taken into consideration when confirming any offer of employment.

    Closing Date: 10th January 2021

    Download: Job Description

    Download: Standard Application Form

    • Rehabilitation Team Lead

      Rehabilitation Team Lead
      Full Time Post 37.5 hours per week
      Salary £34,510 – £39,868 depending on experience

      Are you ambitious? Do you want to be supported in your career by a fantastic organisation and clinical and patient services team?

      Looking to utilise your leadership and clinical skills, and for the next step in your career, then this will interest you.

      We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to provide leadership to the rehabilitation team and to continue to shape the future of our rehabilitation services across Nightingale House.

      For an informal discussion and more information contact

      Helen Fisher Rehabilitation Team Lead

      or

      Yvonne Lush Head of Clinical and Patient Services
      01978 316800

      Nightingale House is an equal opportunities employer.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check which will be taken into consideration when confirming any offer of employment.

      Closing Date: December 15th 2020

      Download: Job Description

      Download: Standard Application Form

      • Staff Nurse

        STAFF NURSE
        37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 worked on a rota basis
        Shift times (Early Shift 7am to 3pm) (Late Shift 12.45 pm to 8.45 pm)
        Salary Scale £22,225 to £26,847 per annum depending on experience

        Are you ambitious and ready for a change? Do you want to make a real difference to those with a life limiting condition & palliative care needs? Then this is the time to join our forward thinking clinical & patient services team.

        We are looking for an exceptional Staff Nurse to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team on our Inpatient Unit providing assessment, symptom management and end of life care to our patients living with a life limiting condition. Length of stay can range from a few days to a few weeks. You will work as part of that team to provide holistic person-centered care, integrating nursing care with psychosocial, physical, rehabilitative and spiritual needs.

        You need to be able to demonstrate evidence-based practice, up to date clinical skills, flexibility and a commitment to the delivery of high quality, effective and efficient nursing care

        There is a comprehensive induction with individual mentor and opportunities for professional development. 

        Palliative care/oncology experience desirable but not essential

        For an application pack or further information please email pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or contact Pat Walmsley on 01978 316811 or visit our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk

        Nightingale House is an equal opportunities employer.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check which will be taken into consideration when confirming any offer of employment.

        Closing Date: December 15th 2020

        Download: Job Description

        Download: Standard Application Form

        • Standard Application Form and Information for Applicants

          Applicants are advised to read this information before applying for vacancies.

          Download: Standard Application Form

        • Terms and Conditions of Employment

          Terms and Conditions of Employment

          Medical

          A questionnaire will be sent to the successful candidate. This must be completed and forwarded to Occupational Health. The candidate must be declared fit before commencing employment.

          Qualifications/Professional Registration

          Appointments are offered subject to the successful candidate providing evidence of professional qualification(s) and continuing professional registration.

          References

          All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of two references that are satisfactory to the Hospice.

          Contract – Notice Period    

          1 week’s notice is required, from either party, during the probationary period and 4 weeks thereafter.

          Probationary Period

          Appointments for all staff are subject to a 3 or 6 month probationary period depending on the role.

          Disclosure    

          Applicable/Not applicable dependant on role


          Employee Benefits

           

          Pension         

          The Hospice operates a pension scheme through NOW pensions who will contact you regarding the scheme and eligibility once you are in post. If you are currently in the NHS pension scheme please discuss this with HR on commencement.

          Life Insurance Cover

          Death in Service Life Insurance Cover equivalent to two times basic salary for all eligible staff who are not covered by the NHS Superannuation Scheme.

          Holidays        

          Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year plus 8 Bank Holidays for full time staff, (pro rata for part time hours). This increases to a maximum of 32 days plus Bank Holidays after 10 years service, subject to Holiday policy.

          Sick Pay        

          In the first year of service – up to 5 contractual sick days then SSP

          In the second year of service – up to 10 contractual sick days then SSP.

          After two years’ employment – up to 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half  pay in any rolling year

          After 5 years’ employment – up to 26 weeks full pay and 26 weeks half pay in any rolling year

          Pro rata for part time staff. The above is subject to the sickness absence procedures being followed.

          Bank Holiday           

          Time worked on a Bank holiday is paid at time and a half. This payment is only for staff who are required to work on the Bank Holiday e.g. Inpatients, Kitchen, Housekeeping.

          Staff Dining Room

          Excellent catering facilities which offer hot meals, snacks and sandwiches at lunch time.

          Nightingale House Hospice is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment.


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