Registered General Nurse (Queenscourt Connect/Queenscourt at Home) Band 5

Queenscourt Hospice is an independent charity that provides free, specialist palliative care for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We care for patients with advanced progressive, illnesses, helping them to achieve the best possible quality of life.

Registered General Nurse

(Connect/Queenscourt at Home) Band 5

£28,553 – £34,642 per annum/pro rata (Dependant on Experience)

37.5 hours per week

We are looking to appoint a qualified, motivated, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable practitioner.  The role offers the flexibility to work across Queenscourt Connect (Outpatients and family support services) and Queenscourt at Home, providing and co-ordinating care shifts to support patients and their families to remain in their own homes if that is preferred place of care. You will report to the Clinical Lead Nurse in Queenscourt Connect and Queenscourt at Home and will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, and the development, implementation, and evaluation of care. You will communicate sensitively with patients, families and health professionals and participate in the delivery of breathlessness management programme, outpatient clinics and bereavement support. Liaising with members of primary care services, external agencies and Queenscourt staff will be a key part of this role.

To be successful in this role, you must be a registered Nurse and be able to demonstrate effective communication skills, empathy, and compassion. You should also have experience using patient information systems and Microsoft office.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Midnight, Sunday 21st July 2024

If sufficient response is received this advert could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, so please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

For further information or for an informal conversation, please contact Alex Kenrick or Fiona Mee on 01704 544645

Application packs and full job description with person specification are available from the vacancies section on our website, or email

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We offer:

  • We recognise NHS service in respect of holidays, sickness and salary.
  • We support NHS Pensions contributions for those with eligibility.
  • Access to offers and discounts (including Blue Light Cards)
  • A comprehensive induction program with ongoing training and development
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance program (EAP)
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Supportive, employee focussed policies along with a wealth of wellbeing initiatives.
  • Working in a modern, bright, and welcoming environment.
  • Subsidised staff meals.
  • Staff receive excellent support and supervision from our management team.

Please note – Any applicants for roles at Queenscourt Hospice must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship to work in the UK at this time. Due to the size of our organisation and the nature of our business, it is critical that we fill vacancies quickly therefore the successful candidate will need to be able to provide evidence of right to work in the UK. As a registered charity we are also unable to offer financial relocation packages. 

Southport, Merseyside

37.5 hours per week, Permanent

£28,553 - £34,642 per annum/pro rata (Dependant on Experience)

Closing Date:
21 July 2024

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