Job opportunity

Registered Nurse


Full-time (37.5 hours a week)


£28,660 to £35,690

Closing date: 31 October 2023

About the role

Due to an exciting time of expansion we’re looking to recruit new Nurses to join our friendly team! You’ll be working on the In-Patient Unit, but with an opportunity to experience care in the community too if you’re interested.

You’ll be responsible for: Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based specialist palliative nursing care for in-patients while under the care of the team.

We’re looking for:

  • Essential: Someone who has a RGN or RN Adult Branch qualification
  • Desirable: Experience in palliative care, supervising junior members of staff
  • We welcome people with excellent interpersonal skills, natural leadership ability, a flexible approach to work and an ability to facilitate individualised care for patients.

Download the full job description here

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Why work for us and what we can offer you

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 care passionately about the difference we can make, and always place patients at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide dignity and comfort for adults who need our specialised, supportive care.

We’re proud to have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Our aim has always been to put patients first, and that everyone living with life-limiting illnesses deserves to have access to the specialist help they need. And our amazing care team are at the heart of this ambition. Our care team know there’ll be challenging days, but the community of patients they support makes it all worth while.

When you join the St Barnabas Care Team, you’ll get the opportunity to work with a diverse group. We have palliative care specialists in our team, as well as nurses and healthcare assistants from a broad range of other disciplines.

Read the Care Strategy 2023-2028 to find out about our ambitions for the care we give.

  • Company pension scheme or NHS pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • On-site education support and study leave opportunities
  • Option to access Health Shield and cover your everyday cost of healthcare for less
  • Free parking, subsidised meals and various social activities
  • Corporate rate gym membership, discounts with local complementary therapies and Blue Light Card

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We strive to offer a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work for everyone. We recognise that our people and the values they demonstrate play an important role in helping us to deliver outstanding care.

We live and breath our values of being: Caring, Connected and Courageous, and we use these to inform the work we do everyday.

Read more about our values.

We’re committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace, where everyone feels like they belong and is engaged in the work we do. We believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are essential to create a innovative and robust workplace that represents and advocates for the community we support.

Application process

If you’d like an informal chat about the role please contact Jane Doe, Job title on 0123456789.

  • Once you’ve applied: We’ll be in touch within X weeks after the deadline to let you know if you’ve been chosen for interview.
  • Getting an interview: You’ll be invited into he Hospice in Worthing for a competency based interview with a senior member of the clinical team and a member of HR. There may be a second round of interviews for some roles. We want to make sure your interview experience is as comfortable as possible so if you need any adjustments please contact the HR team.
  • Next steps: If chosen we’ll ask for two references and other checks, depending on your role. All job applicants require an enhanced DBS. 
  • Starting work: Once all checks have been made we’ll contact you with your contract to sign and organise a start date. We want all new employees to feel right at home and have a comprehensive on-boarding schedule and training.
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