Job vacancy details

Staff Nurse (Equivalent to Band 5)

Inpatient Unit Clinical
£32,721 - £39,768 (inclusive of HCA, salary dependent upon experience)
Permanent - Full Time or Part Time
Full time & Part time hours to be considered
Closing date:
28 May 2024

About Us

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a leading Hospice who aspires to a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to care and support, whenever and wherever they need it. 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

We have truly rewarding positions available for passionate and committed registered nurses to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team within our in-patient unit. Nursing is the pillar in providing excellent end of life care and we need hard working, resilient and empathic nurses to sustain this.

To succeed in this role

You will need to deliver skilled and compassionate nursing care of the highest quality. You will have the ability to work effectively in a demanding environment, with experience of nursing terminally ill people and caring for their families.

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
  • 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
  • An onsite canteen
  • Access to plenty of free local street parking.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katie Grace, Matron 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: 28th May 2024 

Additional Information: 

Refer a Friend Scheme

For our nursing roles, staff who make a successful referral to St Christopher’s for these roles will receive a taxable payment of £1,000 (£500 after recruitment and £500 after six months) and newly recruited nurse will also receive a replica payment of £1,000 (£500 on appointment and £500 after probation).

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

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

As a Disability Confident Employer we have committed to:

  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicate and promote vacancies
  • Offer an interview to disabled people
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • At least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people
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