Specialist Palliative Care Community Clinical Nurse Specialist

Closing Date: 26th January, 2020

Interview Date: 31st January, 2020

37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: £ 31,365 to £ 37,890 (Depending upon experience)

Permanent Contract

Due to internal promotion, we are delighted to advertise this exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) based in our Community Multi Disciplinary Team.

Rowcroft Hospice Services cover the 300 square miles of South Devon and a population of 280,000.  Services include an Inpatient Unit, Community Team and Hospice at Home Service. We are proud to offer a range of supportive services including Complementary and Music Therapy.

In 2019 more than 1200 referrals were made to the Community Team.

Job Outline

The successful candidate will join an established Community MDT – CNS’s, Consultants, OT, Physio and Social Work – providing specialist palliative care for patients and families in the community.

Person Required

The successful candidate will demonstrate community nursing experience with palliative care expertise and/or a commitment to developing their skills.    We are looking for an individual who is passionate about both the speciality and working in an MDT.

They will be skilled decision-makers with excellent communication skills and an ability to navigate the complex health and social care needs of the local population.


There are a number of benefits to being a member of the Rowcroft team, such as our commitment to employee training and development, being able to continue with the NHS pension scheme, subsidised meals and free on site car parking.  There are more details of staff benefits on our website .

For informal enquiries please contact Emily Madsen, Team Leader, on 01803 210865 or

Jo Anthony, Associate Director and Head of Community Services, on 01803 210803

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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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