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Registered Nurse RGN (12 months FTC)

Job Reference: J105-10850

Sue Ryder
Up to £26,033 pro rata depending on experience

St John’s Hospice, Moggerhanger, Bedford, MK44 3RJ

Are you an NMC registered nurse? Want to develop a rewarding career with a recognised national charity? If so, this is an amazing opportunity to develop your knowledge in palliative care. We are looking for dedicated registered nurses to join our professional and friendly in-patient unit team at St John’s Hospice.

Hours available
24 hours per week (12 months Fixed Term Contract)

There is plenty of scope to develop your skills in specialist palliative care and planned career progression through our education programme and development framework. So if you are enthusiastic, committed nurse looking to develop your knowledge in specialist palliative care with an expert national charity, then this may be the job for you.

Your benefits

Up to £26,033 pro rata depending on experience
Enhanced pay for nights (30%), weekends (45%) and public holidays (60%)
**Continuation of NHS pension**
Company pension scheme
25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays
Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Enhanced sick pay
Paid qualifications
Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
Relocation allowance
Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at
Season ticket loan
Cash referral bonus scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Online Wellbeing Centre
Free Will writing service
Staff finance loans
Free onsite parking
Free uniform
Carers leave policy
Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
**Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities**

Your role:

As a registered nurse, you will:

• Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualised care using evidence based guidelines
• Liaise with the multidisciplinary team over service user care
• Maintain all records in line with corporate policies and procedures
• Carry out all clinical procedures in line with Sue Ryder policies
• Ensure the care team provide all care in line with the multi professional evidence based care plan

About You:

• To join our team, you’ll need:
• To be an NMC registered nurse, ideally with post-registration experience in palliative end of life care
• A compassionate and people-centred approach
• Excellent communication skills

For further information, please contact: Trevor Dolan, Ward Manager on 01767 642410

About Us:

St John’s Hospice is a Sue Ryder Hospice which is situated in calm and beautiful surroundings. It has 15 inpatient beds, with a team of highly skilled medical and nursing staff dedicated to providing the both physical and emotional support to those requiring palliative and end of life care. By relieving symptoms such as pain, breathlessness and nausea, our specialist teams endeavour to make individuals as comfortable as possible. Our therapy, family support and spiritual care teams are also there to care to provide holistic care for patients, their family and friends.

St John’s Hospice is located nearby a lovely residential area in a small village called Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. It is serviced by the number 73 bus, however due to shifts patterns; it is recommended you have your own transport to get to and from work.

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.

Other organisations may call this role Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse, RGN, Registered General Nurse, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Nurse or Senior Nurse.

It takes a special sort of person to join our team so if you could see yourself as one of our Registered Nurses, please apply via the button shown

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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