Vacancy:          Staff Nurse (x3)

Salary:              £24,427 - £30,438 pro rata

REF:                  AH 10 20

Hours:              22.5 hours per week (permanent)

                         22.5 hours per week (maternity cover until Jan 2021)

                         30 hours per week (until October 2020)

Shift pattern:   Rotation

Location:          Ayr

Come and join the hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire.  We currently have a vacancy for a Staff Nurse within our busy In-Patient Unit.

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran.  We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself.  This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families.  Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

We have opportunities for three Staff Nurses with current NMC registration to join our In Patient Unit. You will be responsible for providing high quality person centred care for patients with life limiting illness.

You must have knowledge of palliative care, effective communication/interpersonal skills, be able to deal with distressing and emotional situations and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You will also be able to demonstrate evidence of your continuous professional development.  Ideally you will also have experience within a palliative care setting.

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidate.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Susan Campbell, IPU Manager on 01292 269 200 or email [email protected]

Download Application Form

Download Job Description

Download Person Specification

Download Copy of Terms & Conditions

Closing date:        Sunday 8th March 2020

Interview date:     Thursday 19th March 2020

Please contact Organisational & People Development on 01292 269200 ext 411 if you need any further information about the application process. Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

Please note CVs or NHS Application Forms are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG