Staff Nurse - Nights - Various hours available

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £31,854-£34,251 per annum actual salary (plus allowance for unsocial hours)

Job Type: Various hours available

Closing Date: 2023-10-01 23:59:59

Reference: Staff Nurse - Nights - Various hours available

Please note: This vacancy is to be worked predominantly night duty with some rotation onto day shift

St Oswald’s Adult Inpatient Unit provides Specialist Palliative Care for people with progressive life limiting illness. We aim to promote high quality care for patients and their families by adopting a holistic and individualised approach.

We are looking for a Registered General Nurse with a positive, can do attitude who is self-motivated and committed to the principles of palliative care.  You should enjoy working as part of a busy team with the emotional strength and have high levels of communication and prioritisation skills that are essential for this role. Ideally you should have experience in palliative care, oncology or general medicine; this is not essential and we are available to talk through the possibilities.

This is a unique opportunity to join a friendly, motivated and experienced multidisciplinary team committed to delivering skilled and compassionate care of the highest standard.

We can also offer you:

  • Pleasant, supportive and rewarding working environment
  • Good staffing levels with time to care
  • Pension scheme or option to continue with NHS pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Free car parking.
  • Comprehensive induction program.
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Specialist Palliative Care.
  • Educational opportunities through our Learning & Development department.
  • Guidance and Support with Revalidation

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS).

If after reading the job description you require further information please contact Anne Tuck, Matron on 01912850063 or

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You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Closing Date: Sunday 1st October 2023

Interview date:  Tuesday 10th October 2023

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications or if a suitable candidate is found

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St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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