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Community Nurse (Hospice to Home) - Bank

The Hospice to Home service is a 24/7 service and as such working days are flexible. Hours of work are 8.00am – 6.00pm

North Devon Hospice is committed to delivering services to people closer to their homes. Our Hospice to Home team covers the whole of the North Devon area and provides round the clock care and support, to patients and their family at the end of their life, in the privacy of their own home. Not all of our patients have cancer; we also support patients with all other life-limiting illnesses.

We are looking for qualified and experienced Community Nurse to join our Hospice to Home team. The role will involve supporting patients and their families, during end of life care, in the patients’ own home. 

Applicants will need:

  • To be a Registered Nurse with significant Band 5 post registration experience including up-to -date end of life nursing experience in a community setting
  • To have experience of caseload management

This post is based out in the community therefore applicants must be able to travel across the North Devon area.

If you are interested in working in this very rewarding area of healthcare we would love to hear from you.  Informal discussion welcomed.  Please contact Jackie Cockwill, Clinical Team Leader (Hospice to Home), on 01271 344248.

This post is subject to an Enhanced level check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please submit applications at your earliest convenience.

To apply for this position please download an application pack and return your completed application form to: or mark your application "Private and Confidential" and send it to Human Resources Department, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Newport, Barnstaple, EX32 0HU

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda in the Human Resources Department by emailing or call 01271 347 238.

It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals.  We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.

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