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Senior Staff Nurse - Inpatient Unit

£29,917 per year (pro rata), plus shift enhancements

Flexible hours, 22.5-37.5 hours per week to include shifts, weekends and nights


Location: Windsor

Closing date: Monday 25th March 2019

These are exciting times for Thames Hospice. We have planning permission for a larger purpose built facility due for completion in 2020, whereby we will be developing and extending our existing services.

A new opportunity has arisen at Thames Hospice and we are looking to recruit a Senior Staff Nurse for our current 17 bedded Inpatient Unit. We are looking for a Registered Nurse with experience in managing a small team of Health Care Assistants and who has an understanding of palliative care, this does not need to have been in a specialist setting.

We are looking for an organised and driven professional with the motivation to ensure excellent service delivery along with good communication skills and the ability to be sensitive to the needs of others.

Thames Hospice is a great place to work and informal visits are actively encouraged. We offer Clinical Supervision and the opportunity to develop professionally including attending relevant courses that we will support with study leave and funding. The successful candidate would be able to maintain their NHS pension if they want to or to join the organisations pension scheme.

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The post requires the ability to work shifts which includes nights from time to time.

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check including Barred Lists.

For an informal discussion about this role or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Linda Nelson, Head of Inpatient Services on 01753 842121 or

Interview date: Friday 5th April 2019

Download the Job Description here. Guidance notes for completing the application form.

To apply, please complete an application form and e-mail to, or post to Human Resources, Thames Hospice, Pine Lodge, Hatch Lane, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3RW.