Job opportunity

Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care


37.5 hours per week (part time hours considered)


£55,150 – £64,430 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience

Closing date: 8 July 2022, so apply now!

About the role

As part of our strategy for continuous improvement, the Nurse Consultant will play a lead role in education, will act as a role model with extensive knowledge and clinical credibility, assuming a leadership role within the profession to create innovative practice and service delivery, and make the invisible visible, actively engaging in research and practice publications to highlight the work and impact of specialist palliative care.

Your new role….

You will be an integral part of the senior clinical team; expected to work across all 4 pillars of National Advanced Clinical Practice Framework and fulfil the Nurse consultant (NC) role aims to provide better outcomes for patients by improving services and quality. Nurse consultants are cogent clinical leaders, having a broad sphere of influence and able to action change through clinical leadership

  • Delivery of advanced specialist palliative care nursing skills including assessment, clinical decision-making and prescribing
  • Delivery of development and support for ANP/CNS’s new in post, including the design of bespoke fast track programmes to meet the career development needs of high performing individuals into advanced practice nurses
  • Build close, effective and sustainable working relationships with the range of professionals commissioning and providers in end-of-life care within the catchment area. You will be expected to represent the Hospice locally and nationally and to promote the mission and core values of the organisation at every opportunity.
  • Collaborate with the senior team to provide effective enhanced clinical leadership to the wider clinical workforce including out of hours

A driving license and access to a car is essential.

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate resilience, expertise and excellence in palliative care, with significant Registered Nursing post graduate development at master’s level or above.

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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

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ellie Hayter, on 07825 696767.

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