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Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care

Hours: 37.5 hr pw – Part-time also considered
Salary: £53,010 - £61,930 p.a. depending on experience in a similar role


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

As a progressive, dynamic hospice, we are keen to build our research capability, be leaders in specialist palliative and end of life care and at the forefront outstanding palliative care innovation and delivery. We provide services to patients and families through a range of modes, maximising new ways of working and new roles to ensure our service is responsive, flexible and centred around the needs of the patient and their family. 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.

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

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 Masters level or above. You will have confident decision-making and inter professional working skills, experience of leading and managing change/service redesign and your practice will be grounded in a patient centred, holistic approach with a passion to always improve.

A driving license and access to a car is essential.

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


Ongoing recruitment, so please apply now!


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.

Benefits included:

  • 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
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership