Community Clinical Nurse Specialist x 2

Hours: Part time and Full time hours available 

Salary: Band 6 £35,522 - £43,286 per annum* (pro-rata for part time)

Ref No: 2301621 

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 and who will take responsibility for assessing and reviewing community patients. 

The successful candidate's can choose to work either 22.5 hours per week over 3 days, 30 hours per week over 4 days or full time 37.5 hours over 5 days per week. Our working week is generally Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. 

This post is a Band 6 and the 2023/24 pay increase is currently pending for Hospice staff. 

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 Paula McLaren, CNS Lead Nurse on 01324 826222. 

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

2305634 Community Clinical Nurse Specialist Job Profile

Strathcarron Hospice Nursing application 2023

Closing Date:  5pm on Monday 5th June 2023(please submit completed application forms via e-mail to [email protected])

Interviews will be held in the afternoon of Tuesday 13th June 2023.