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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2021.

Registered Nurse Band 5 (In Patient Unit)

Job Reference: J109-A-21-0499

St Luke's Hospice (Harrow and Brent)
In Patient
Agenda for Change Band 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our inpatient unit which is based at St Luke’s Hospice working over a seven day flexible rota. We are looking for a motivated and skilled professional nurse who has a passion for palliative care.

St Luke’s Hospice inpatient care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a range of shifts across the 24 hours, including rotation between days /nights. Although based in the Inpatient Unit, post holders may occasionally be required to work in other Hospice settings in order to ensure adequate staffing levels and to gain experience of the wider hospice delivery of care (e.g. Pall 24, Community).

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as a sound knowledge in symptom control, most importantly, applicants must be committed to providing high quality compassionate care.

In return we can offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and creative environment which is supportive and friendly where professional development and support with education opportunities will be offered.

The Hospice offers many benefits to employees such as:

  • Free Parking
  • Transfer of NHS Pension scheme
  • AFC pay scale
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Blue light discount card
  • Free eye examination
  • Free 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Annual Leave matched up to 31 days depending on years of service in NHS

For further details / informal visits contact:

IPU Sister Rachel Nakaanga on 020 8382 8000


Interviews on a rolling basis until suitable candidate is recruited.

Please note that only UK based candidates will be considered.


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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