Staff Nurse, Nights

Closing Date: 24th October 2019

Staff Nurse, IPU – Nights

Part time, 33 hours per week/Full time, 38.5 hours per week – Permanent.
£30,752-£34,636 per annum (pro rata)

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.

About the role

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, experience of delivering holistic care within a similar setting and palliative care experience.
A recognised post-registration palliative care qualification is desirable.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the hospice values; Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence. If you feel you could add value to our team we would like to hear from you. If appointed you will be joining a hospice which achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection.

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.

What we offer

  • Competitive rewards package including childcare vouchers and subsidised lunches;
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension scheme;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Free car parking; and
  • Training and development opportunities.

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

The available role           

This is a permanent position working either 38.5 hours per week (full time) or 33 hours per week (part time), on permanent nights. The salary range for this post is paid equally over 12 months and there are no additional enhancements, as this is already calculated within the annual salary.       

How to apply

Applicants should complete the application form below this advert and return it with a supporting letter to

Closing Date: 24th October 2019

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