Job opportunity

Lecturer in Palliative Care


37.5 hours per week (flexible working options considered)


£42,950 – £49,650 depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: 4th July 2022

About the role

  • Are you passionate about the delivery of best practice palliative care and support to patients and families?
  • Do you have comprehensive understanding of the complexities of palliative care in different settings?
  • Can you support and help to develop learners, including pre-registration students, in a holistic way using mentoring and support skills?
  • Do you possess high level communication skills with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and to motivate others?
  • Do you have a portfolio of teaching and education activity relevant to the post, from either a clinical or academic setting?
  • Do you have innovative ideas that you would like to bring to a supportive and friendly education team?

We would like to invite interest from people who are passionate about ensuring that there is clinical quality and evidence-based practice at the heart of the education programme and clinical practice.

This is an exciting time to join the education team at St. Barnabas as we develop our excellent teaching programmes, with innovative and creative ideas and a fresh approach to what education means. We have an extensive programme which supports our own staff, as well as health and social care professionals working in the local community and beyond.

Applications are welcomed from Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals with extensive palliative care and teaching experience, preferably at post graduate level. A post-graduate qualification in Professional Practice or Palliative Care is required and teaching qualification (or willingness to undertake this). Interest in Simulation Based Education would be an advantage.

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About us

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care and community living well services.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (additional annual leave after 5- & 10-years’ service)
  • Free parking
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

Informal discussions about the post and visits are welcomed prior to application. Please contact Christine Goodban, Head of education on 01903 706362 or email

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