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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: J315-VC084A

Countess Mountbatten Hospice
Inpatient Team
Agenda for Change Band 5


At Mountbatten making our employees feel valued is as important to us as making sure that our patients are safe. We are looking for people that live our values to help us make a difference to the thousands of patients who come to us for help and support each year.

We believe that every employee plays a vital part in helping us achieve our mission to provide and promote good care an support for those people living with, affected by or curious about death, dying and bereavement across the communities we serve.

Our vision at Mountbatten is of a world where all dying people and those close to them, have access to expert care of the highest quality, provided by compassionate and professional teams.

Our Values

We care about what we do. We appreciate that people are different and we are kind and compassionate to our patients and families, to our local community and to each other

We are experts in our field. We are professional at all times, aspiring to be the best that we can be in everything that we do

We are innovative and bold. We respond quickly and creatively to the changing needs of our society within the scope of our human and financial resources

We respect our community. We exist for our local population, now and into the future, and we believe that we can achieve more together by working in partnership with others

Here at Mountbatten our patients are at the heart of everything we do, and we need talented and committed people like you to join our team to help us grow and develop our services . If you wish to take the next step in your carer, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

Staff Nurse – Inpatient Unit

Agenda for Change Salary Band 5 - up to £30,615.00 WTE per annum

37 hours per week - To be worked on a shift rotation including weekends, nights and bank holidays


About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Staff Nurses (Band 5) to work within our outstanding Inpatient Teams at Mountbatten Hospice in Hampshire. As a member of our team you will be required to work a variety of shift patterns, including Nights, Lates, Earlies, Bank Holidays and Weekends on a planned rota basis.

As a member of our team you will have excellent opportunities for training and development to enable you to expand your skills within Palliative and End of Life Care.

You will be responsible for providing symptom management and complex end of life care to patients living with life limiting conditions. You will be able to make a real difference to peoples lives every single day supporting our patients and their families.

You will also be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based patient care and for providing invaluable support to the patients family.


About You

You will be a Registered nurse with current NMC registration, who is able to demonstrate a commitment to their own CPD. You will have excellent clinical skills and experience and be able to work under supervision and on your own imitative to provide the highest standards of care and support to your patients and their families. You will have good communication skills, with sound experience of symptom management gained with a Hospice/Hospital or Nursing home environment. You will be willing to learn new skills and expression to develop your own practices


What we can Offer You

As an NHS Partner we are pleased to be able to offer a wide range of benefits to our employees including:

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Generous Annual Leave, Occupational Sickness and Maternity Benefit Schemes, subject to qualifying conditions
  • Recognition of previous Agenda for Change NHS Continuous Service for incremental progression, annual leave, maternity and sickness benefits
  • Pensions Schemes, including continuation of contributions to your NHS Pension scheme, subject to eligibility

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including access to education and comprehensive induction programmes.

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

If you would like to discuss this great opportunity to develop your practice, whilst working for an outstanding Hospice please contact Vicki Richardson on 02382 5488818 or

Mountbatten Hampshire offers a generous benefits package to include:

Pension Scheme (including existing members continuation of NHS Pension Scheme)

Generous Holiday and Occupational Sickness Benefits

Off Site Free Parking

Training and Development Package

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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