STRATHCARRON HOSPICE 

Community Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week/ or part time negotiable 

Salary: Band 6 £33,072- £40,736 per annum (pro-rata for part time) 

Ref No: 2108532 

Applications are invited from experienced palliative care nurses to join our Community CNS team at Strathcarron Hospice. The team visit people in their own homes across Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth.  

We are looking for palliative care nurses who have experience working in the community, who will take responsibility for assessing and reviewing community patients. 

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.   

A competency in basic IT skills is essential. Strathcarron Hospice uses electronic patient care records – training in use of this system is provided. 

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

You will be registered with NMC (Part 1).  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. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lyndsay Cardwell, Community Lead Nurse on 01324 826222. 

Application packs are available to download below or by contacting Nicola Griffin HR Co-ordinator, 01324 826222 or email [email protected]

Closing Date:  5pm on Friday 10th September 2021(please submit completed application forms via e-mail to         [email protected]) 

Interviews will be held w/c 27th September 2021.

2108532 Community Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nursing application form-2021