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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 over 300,000 people in Enfield, Haringey and beyond. The majority of our 3,000 staff live locally and we are proud of the services we provide for our diverse community. Our focus is on improvement. We’ve invested £200m in patient services in the last decade: new and newly refurbished buildings that are excellent places to work, bigger teams with more specialties and a modern academic centre and library to support staff learning.

We have recently become the first clinical partner of the Royal Free London group and we are committed to working with our local partners to improve patient services across north central London. We will continue to work alongside our clinical partners to ensure there are consistent approaches to designing and delivering care based on evidence and best practice – nationally and internationally. It’s an exciting time for the hospital and our staff; here is your chance to join us and be part of this exciting development.

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


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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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