Hospice at Home Charge Nurse Sister.

Closing Date: 12th August, 2020

Interview Date: 26th August, 2020


23 Hours per week

Band E £31,365 – 37,890  pro rata per annum depending on experience


‘I am confident that I can spend as much time with a patient as is necessary’

Due to the retirement of one of our team, an exciting prospect has become available for a dynamic, forward thinking nurse to join our fabulous highly skilled team.

Whilst our focus is the patient who wishes to die at home, we provide support and advice to the whole family, giving an opportunity to deliver holistic care to the whole household. The hospice at home team visited 440 patients at home last year, they provided symptom control, emotional, psychological and spiritual support whilst also providing hands on care.

The sister/charge nurse is responsible for planning the care for our patients working with statutory services such as GPs and Community Nursing Services. They also mentor and supervise our team of SHCAs and deliver both formal and informal education.

The successful candidate would need to have a post reg qualification in palliative care and desirably community and managerial experience, along with having excellent IT skills. The ability to work autonomously and communicate well with the wider MDT is essential.

The postholder would be working 11.5 hr shifts and would be required to rotate between days and nights to cover the needs of the service.

Rowcroft Hospice is an independent charity that provides comfort, support and specialist care to over 2,000 patients and their loved ones across South Devon each year.  Our Vision is to make every day the best it can be for all patients, and their families, living with life-limiting illnesses in South Devon.

For more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact

Karenne Weaver (Hospice at Home Manager) on 07983377391

or Victoria Bartlett (Deputy Director of Patient Care) on 01803 217428

Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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