Job opportunity

Registered Nurse – Shift Leader (In-Patient Unit)


37.5 hours per week (part time also considered)


£31,670 – £36,150 p.a. (depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role)

Closing date: 19 January 2022

About the role

Are you a highly motivated and dynamic registered nurse looking to utilise or develop your leadership skills?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with high standards of patient care and professionalism to join our inpatient nursing team. The main purpose of this role is to lead and oversee nursing shifts to ensure that our patients and relatives receive the best care possible, and that our staff are well supported.

The successful candidate will have excellent clinical, problem solving and communication skills, act as a positive and proactive role model and work as part of the nursing shift team, whilst taking responsibility for the ward as the shift leader in this exciting new role.

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About us

St Barnabas Hospices provide specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including In-Patient care and community care.

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
  • Free parking
  • 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 Sharon Wells, Interim IPU Nurse Manager on 01903 706300 extension 6325

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