Job opportunity

Registered Nurse (Bank) Nights


Various hours


£16.73 – £19.09 per hour, depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role (Full-time equivalent £32,620 – £37,230)

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

About the role

This is an exciting time to join us at St Barnabas House as we continue to grow our community team. The Hospice at Home team work alongside District Nursing teams and other health care services to provide end of life care support to patients and their carers, in their usual place of residence if this is their wish.

We have expanded our Hospice at Home service to include a Night Service, covering the hours of 8pm to 8am, 7 nights per week.

We’re looking for Registered Nurses who are adaptable, caring and preferably with experience of palliative care, to join our bank team.

The role involves:

  • Working closely with our various professionals to support the physical and psychological needs of patients nearing end of life at home.
  • Assessing and monitoring changes in patients
  • Administering medication in response to symptom control.
  • Verification of Expected Death.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with our patients, their families, and various professionals.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Adaptable and positive to the challenges of working overnight.

Experience of working with patients at end of life in the community would be desirable. A full driving licence is essential for the role.

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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.


  • 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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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 further information about this post please contact: Kathy Mardle-Aylett, Head of Clinical Services, 01903 706361

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