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Senior Adult Nurse

Keech Hospice Care
Post date
13 May 2024
Closing date
26 May 2024
£35,826 to £42,794
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Are you an experienced Adults Nurse ready to share your knowledge in the rewarding world of Palliative Care?

Join Keech Hospice as a Senior Adults Nurse and explore how your clinical expertise supports the needs of patients and those closest to them.

As a Keech Senior Adults Nurse you will prioritise excellence in care while we nurture your growth in the field of palliative care. Your experience of caring for patients with a palliative diagnosis, perhaps even drawing from your own personal experiences, equips you with transferable and invaluable skills for this role.

We seek dedicated nurses who share the vision, value and standards that Keech promotes and our desire to drive continuous service development, making a difference when it matters the most to those that need our support and care.

  • Supervise and participate in the delivery of holistic patient centred care
  • Manage and prioritise own workload, ensuring continuity of service and crisis intervention.
  • Establish effective communication processes with patients, families, colleagues, and the broader multi-disciplinary teams and external agencies.
  • Undertake patient assessments in the hospice, their homes or place of care.
  • Support and coach staff to provide high-quality palliative and end-of-life care, including pre bereavement support.
  • Provide professional and managerial leadership, supporting colleagues as and when required.
  • Take a lead role in planning discharges from the hospice, ensuring a smooth transition of patient and family care and support.


  • NMC Registered Adults Nurse with experience in palliative care
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with team.
  • Understanding and adherence to relevant legislation and national strategy
  • Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills
  • Ability to recognise palliative medical emergencies and respond appropriately.
  • Committed to coaching colleagues to develop their clinical skills and confidence.


  • Experience of caring for patients with complex palliative conditions
  • Line management or involvement in supporting junior staff to achieve their objectives.
  • Clinical skills such as venepuncture, cannulation, ECG, CVADs, physical assessment
  • Have an adaptable approach to a changing work environment.


  • Continuity of your NHS pension scheme
  • Access to specialist internal training and additional external courses
  • Supported Training through Mentoring and Clinical Coaches
  • Annually develop and progress through the pay grade banding on a competency-based framework
  • 29 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays
  • Free onsite secure parking
  • Buy & Sell holidays
  • £500 referral scheme incentive
  • Onsite subsidised restaurant
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Health Cash plan
  • Wellbeing & Employee Assistant Program
  • Blue Light Discount Card

We invite you to meet our team, tour our hospice, and discover the fulfilling opportunities awaiting you as a Senior Adult Nurse in Palliative Care. Apply now to be part of a compassionate community dedicated to delivering exceptional palliative care services by following the link here.

Keech Hospice is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We appreciate the unique perspectives and experiences everyone brings, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment.

All prospective employees will be required to undergo a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. The level of check is dependent on the role and designed to ensure safer and more well-informed recruitment decisions.

We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve and will take appropriate measures to safeguard them.

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