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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Virtual Ward

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

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“Feeling part of a team that’s making a huge difference in the community”

“I believe I help make a difference and that makes me feel proud”

This is an exciting time for Thames Hospice as we further expand our services to meet the growing needs of our local community. Thames Hospice are about to launch a Virtual ward in the Autumn 2022 this brand new service offers ‘wrap-around’ support to people in their homes ensuring they can receive care that meets their needs in a timely fashion with the aim of reducing the need for a Thames Hospice admission.

Working collaboratively you will be an integral part of an amazing multi-disciplinary team, working with doctors, clinical and pastoral care teams, therapists, physios and great support teams. Together you’ll ensure a high standard of provision of care for patients requiring palliative and end of life care.

You’ll be part of a team of registered nurses and carers, with consultant oversight, providing day to day leadership, management and continuous improvement of the delivery and services of the virtual ward.

To support you within your role, we have an excellent learning and development program to help further develop your clinical skills. The Hospice knows that supporting, developing and nurturing our staff leads to outstanding patient care and strong morale and team spirit amongst our workforce.

We offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Free parking on-site
  • Discounted meals in our on-site café
  • EAP
  • Access to NHS pension scheme if eligible
  • Blue Light Discount Card
  • ... and so much more!

Care to be part of it?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nathan Webb (Virtual Ward Lead) on 01753 848925 or email

Please note, you must be a registered nurse (adult) or paramedic to apply, but experience of palliative or end of life care isn't essential.

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

Full clean driving licence and business insurance required for this role as you will travel to patients homes.

If you don't think this is the role for you, please do still get in touch – we would be happy to discuss what else is available and to match you to the perfect job for you.

£39,200 - £47,500 per year (dependent on experience and qualification), plus shift enhancements

Fixed term contract until 1st December 2024


37.5 hours per week, to include shifts ensuring the service is covered Monday to Friday 08.00 to 18.00, working a mixture of days and weekends. Shift enhancements apply: Work on a Saturday: Time and one third - 1.33 Work on a Sunday or Bank Holiday: Time and two thirds - 1.66 Work after 8pm – 8am (excluding Early Shifts starting at 7am): Time and one third - 1.33

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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
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