Staff Nurse, In Patient Unit

Closing Date: 26th May 2024

Role: Staff Nurse, IPU
Hours: 36 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £32,915- £36,882 per annum (pro rata of £33,830 – £37,907 per annum)
Closing date: 26/05/2024

Wigan & Leigh Hospice is a wonderful place to work. Our staff are our greatest asset providing the very highest standard of care. All our teams are all part of the Hospice team: working together to make the Hospice the best it can be. We have achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection. Our values: Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence, are at the heart of everything we do.

We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits, including:
• A warm and welcoming working environment,
• Hybrid approach to working,
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with length of service,
• Contributary pension scheme,
• Free car parking,
• Subsidised lunches,
• Cycle to Work Scheme,
• Shopping, leisure and holiday discounts,
• On demand GP,
• Westfield Health Health Cash Plan,
• Life Assurance,
• A range of Wellbeing initiatives.

Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme may be transferable to this post, if contributions have been made within the last 12 months.

As a Staff Nurse you will work closely with managers and colleagues to ensure that the service delivers high quality, evidence-based specialist palliative care to patients and their families, with care, compassion and dignity.

Suitable candidates will hold a first level registered general nurse qualification. A minimum of 12 months post registration experience is required along with experience of delivering holistic care within a similar setting and significant palliative care experience.

A recognised post-registration palliative care qualification is desirable.

The available role
The role is available working 36 hours per week over 3 long days, on internal rotation. This includes 1 in 2 weekends and 12 weeks of nights a year.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete an application form demonstrating how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification and send to

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, this will mean you have been unsuccessful this time.

Successful appointments will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) check.

About us
Wigan and Leigh Hospice is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1983. We provide a wide range of palliative care services to people with advancing life-limiting illnesses of any diagnosis and to those people important to them. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

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