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Job vacancy details

Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Support Teams
£37,998 to £42,712 per annum (inclusive of HCA)
Permanent - Full Time
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:
26 November 2020

Do you aspire to work for a forward thinking, progressive organisation that is highly regarded around the globe? Would you like to be part of a committed and supportive multi-disciplinary team that delivers empowering and compassionate nursing care? Would you like the opportunity to develop your skills within an organisation that values their staff and offers a comprehensive wellbeing programme? Then this role may be for you.

We are looking for compassionate nurses to join us and have opportunities across all our clinical teams. Whether you’re a registered nurse with experience in end of life care or a nurse who would like to develop your career in palliative care, we might just have the opportunity for you.

About us

St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 7,500 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Your new role

You will be provided with a tailored training and development programme to enable you to become a Clinical Nurse Specialist in community palliative care, while working alongside the multi-disciplinary team offering patients and families the skills of a dedicated palliative care service, which encompasses symptom control, social, emotional and spiritual care. In addition, you will offer advice, support and education to the primary health care team and hospital staff where appropriate, as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

To succeed in this role

You will be a compassionate nurse with at least two years’ experience working at Band 5 RN level in any clinical setting. You will possess excellent oral and written communication skills

with the ability to work efficiently in a disciplinary team. Having proven experience in palliative care/oncology with relevant qualifications would be a huge bonus, however this is not essential.

Benefits of joining St Christopher’s

  • You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community
  • Access to excellent training and development opportunities
  • A number of health and wellbeing schemes
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
  • Access to plenty of free local street parking.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lorna Malcom - Clinical Team Lead on 0208 768 4500 or

Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Closing Date:  26th November 2020 at Midnight

Interview Date: TBC

Apply online
For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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