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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/03/2019.

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Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 393-NMUH-2810-A

North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust
N18 1QX, London
£33,222 to £43,041 pa

North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London’s busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.

Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.

We provide a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology (including heart failure care), haematology, diabetes, sleep studies, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases.

At North Middlesex University Hospital, you’ll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We’re caring, helpful, open and honest, and committed to teamwork.

If you share these four values, join our unique hospital and feel inspired by the people, facilities, community and places around you.

Palliative Care Specialist Nurse


We require a dynamic, motivated and dedicated nurses to work within the Hospital Palliative Care Team at NMUH


First post is for a Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care Band 7


This is an exciting opportunity to join an evolving and expanding team who are dedicated to improving specialist palliative and end of life care for all at NMUH. The team currently consists of 3 consultants, 1 band 8 Lead Nurse 2 band 7 CNS and a band 6 clinical nurse specialist. One new post Band 7 will enable the provision of a specialist palliative care 7 days a week 8am -4pm by the team. You will be responsible for a defined patient caseload which involves assessment of palliative care needs, with development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.


As well as providing specialist palliative care directly to patients and carers we are responsible, in partnership with others, for designing and delivering key quality improvements in end of life care for all patients across the Trust. There may be scope to deliver nurse led clinics and undertake The Independent Prescribing qualification.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Thomas O'Connor


Lead Nurse


0208 887 2475

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

Employment with NMUH is offered subject to a six month probation period for all staff with the exception of Doctors in training and Consultant.

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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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