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Staff Nurse - 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 the on-site cafe, EAP, access to NHS pension scheme if eligible, Blue Light Discount Card and so much more!

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.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Church, Director of Clinical Services on 01753 945615 or email

£25, 681 - £29,913 per year (pro-rata), plus shift enhancements



37.5 hours per week, to include shifts, weekends and nights (A shift is 12 hours, to include a one hour unpaid break) 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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