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Job vacancy details

Clinical Nurse Specialist (12 Month Maternity Cover)

Care Directorate
£45,024 to £50,806 per annum (inclusive of HCA)
Fixed Term - Full Time or Part Time
Full Time or Part Time hours to be considered
Closing date:
22 October 2021

Department:               Care Directorate 

Tenure/Hours:           Full Time or Part Time - (12-month Maternity Cover)

Salary:                        £45,024 to £50,806 per annum (inclusive of HCA)                       

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 St Christopher’s, and this role may be for you.

We’re looking for compassionate nurses to join our team on a 12-month basis to cover maternity leave. 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

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will offer the patients and families your skills in symptom control, social, emotional and spiritual care, in addition to providing advice, support and education to the primary health care team and hospital staff where appropriate, as part of an interdisciplinary team.

To succeed in this role

You will be a compassionate nurse with excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to work efficiently in a disciplinary team. You will have proven experience in palliative care/oncology with relevant qualifications and experience of working at Band 6/equivalent or above. 

Benefits of joining St Christopher’

  • 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
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • A number of health and wellbeing schemes
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Fiona Hodson, Consultant Nurse on 020 8768 4500 ext. 4269 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: Friday 22nd October 2021 at Midnight

In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.

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

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