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Clinical Nurse Specialist – Okehampton

Full time, 37.5 hours/week, 5 days over 7 including on call Hospiscare Band 6: £32,418 – 38,881 per annum

Fantastic opportunity to join Hospiscare as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in our wonderful Mid Devon Community Team, based in Okehampton!

  • Full time, 37.5 hours/week, 5 days over 7 including on call
  • Hospiscare Band 6: £32,418 – 38,881 per annum

You will work alongside Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants, collaborating in the delivery of an excellent standard of evidence based specialist palliative nursing care and clinical advice for adults registered with a GP across Mid Devon.  You will manage a patient caseload, offer expert advice and intervention, and liaise effectively with local GPs and Community Nurses in order to contribute to Hospiscare’s provision of holistic care.

You will have substantial experience of working within a palliative care/end of life environment and detailed understanding of the complexities of working with individuals at times of distress and conflict.  Your highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team, prioritising your own workload and managing your time effectively are also important in the role.

The role involves travel within the community setting and participating in the seven day service provision to include on call. In return you will be joining a clinical employer of choice in the region, receive a competitive salary and range of benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme, recognition of your NHS service for holiday entitlement, continuation of NHS pension, opportunities for further career development, and where appropriate relocation assistance.

Full job description: Mid Devon CNS (Okehampton) – JD PS

For an informal chat about the role, contact Community Cluster Team Leader Helen O’Shea at

Closing date:                Sunday 15 May 2022

Interviews:                    Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 May 2022 

Hospiscare is Disability Confident and a MINDFUL EMPLOYER which promotes equal opportunities for all and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of sex, disability or any other protected characteristic.    


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