Community Clinical Nurse Specialist 


Part Time: 30 hours (4 days per week)  

Salary: Band 6 £30,401- £38,046 per annum pro-rata 

Ref No: 1910466 

We are seeking to recruit an experienced palliative care nurse to join our community CNS team at Strathcarron Hospice. The team works in people’s homes across the whole of Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth.  

We are looking for someone who will take responsibility for managing a community caseload and support the delivery of palliative care across a designated geographical area. 

You will have a good working knowledge of clinical assessment, symptom management and a passion for enabling patients and their families to live well and die well. You will be skilled in working collaboratively with a wide range of professionals in order to maximise quality of life and ensuring excellence in end of life care.   

Experience in non-malignant palliative care including neurological conditions as well as cancer will be an advantage. You should also have a track record of facilitating learning in others and in developing practice through audit, quality improvement or research.

You must have the ability to travel across the catchment area. 

You will be registered with NMC (Part 1) and have experience in specialist palliative care, preferably in the community setting. You will also be well organised, be an excellent communicator, be able to work well on your own and as part of a team.  We will provide the successful candidate with orientation to the role, excellent support, access to clinical supervision and appropriate training.  

The post is subject to a check by the Protecting Vulnerable Groups  Scheme. 

Informal enquires to Lyndsay Cardwell, Community Lead Nurse on 01324 826222.

Application forms and job descriptions are available to download below or by contacting Nicola Griffin, HR Co-ordinator on 01324 826222 or email [email protected]

Closing Date:  Friday 15th November 2019