Job description

Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist (Community based)
Salary: AFC Band 6
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Until 31st March 2022
Based: Cardiff & The Vale Hospice
Closing date: 25th October 2021
Interview date: 8th November 2021

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and proactive individual for an opportunity to join a well-established and highly regarded team.

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and make critical judgements using expert skills and experience in order to provide the highest possible care to patients in the community with cancer or other life limiting conditions. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in assessing and managing the patients' needs at the end of their life.

You will be enthusiastic and forward thinking with excellent communication skills and want to positively contribute to the team and the Marie Curie Hospice. Candidates must be registered nurses and a nursing degree, or equivalent, is essential. You will be keen to further develop your skills in a specialist setting. The ability to drive with access to a vehicle insured for business use is also required.

What we are looking for:
- RGN Level 1 Registration
- Principles and practice of specialist palliative care
- Good knowledge of professional accountability and responsibility and the limitations of the role.
- Recent/current experience in Specialist Palliative Care and Caseload Management

What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working

For more information or an informal chat please contact our Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Manager, Donna Lee on

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

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Posted on: 07 October 2021
Closed date: 27 October 2021
Job ref: 1747
Tags: Care Management, Nursing