for families facing terminal illness

Staff Nurse - IPU

Staff Nurses

Inpatient ward

Full time and part time hours available

Salary £24,003 to £27, 015 pro rata


Are you passionate about ensuring patient receive dedicated care and support at end of life

Do you want to support patients to die in their place of choice?

Do you have an interest or background in long term conditions, including COPD, Heart failure, or Neurological Conditions including Dementia?

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join our dedicated and friendly multidisciplinary In-Patient team.

Hospice care is about so much more than simply treating patients: At ellenor we focus on ensuring patients and their families receive the best possible care both for symptom control and psychological support during, what is a difficult time.

The Inpatient ward at ellenor is an 8 bedded ward providing expert and highly specialised palliative and end of life care to adult patients and families. To apply, you must be, enthusiastic, flexible, and have a passion for palliative and end of life care, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will have access to a range of training and development opportunities and be welcomed as a valued member of an experienced and supportive team. Experience in palliative care or oncology whilst advantageous is not essential.

Newly qualified Registered Nurses will be considered and will be fully supported in their new role. 

The post will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. Support with professional development will be provided.

An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

Informal visits are welcomed from prospective candidates, to arrange a visit please contact Jo Hanson on 01474 320007.

Please download a job description and person specification.

To apply please use the button below to save the application form, then complete and upload or post to the address provided on the Join our Team home page.

If you have any further questions please contact or phone 01474 320007 ext 1135.


Closing Date : Friday 4th October 2019

Interview Date : Friday 11th October 2019


We will contact you after the closing date if you have been successful in being selected for interview.  Unfortunately we are unable to contact candidates if they are not selected for interview.

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ