Registered Nurse - IPU

Location Chelmsford
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,718 - £36,141
Contact name: Lynn Mollan

Contact email:
Job ref: 002242
Published: 10 days ago




Farleigh Hospice is a high performing organisation providing specialist palliative and end of life care for people with life limiting illness in the Mid Essex region. Our team at Farleigh has grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of the community we serve. 


We are now looking for highly motivated and skilled Registered Nurses to join our specialist Inpatient Unit Nursing Team; with the introduction of a new skill mix in staff developed to meet the increasing complexities of patient needs.  


The 10-bed unit will provide holistic care for patients with both malignant and non-malignant life limiting illnesses and their families/carers. This will include excellent symptom control, psycho-social and spiritual support for patients who are admitted for symptom control, specialist palliative rehabilitation and end of life care; we are also aspiring to provide care for patients with complex nursing needs such as non-invasive ventilation and tracheostomy care. 


As an organisation with a strong social purpose, we understand the strength we gain from having and supporting diverse teams. The different skills and experiences that colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work. We welcome applications from everyone. 


As an organisation keen to develop and retain our staff, we will provide successful candidates at all levels with:  

  • Bespoke induction.  

  • Principles of Palliative Care course  

  • Access to educational opportunities provided by our internal Education Team  

  • Opportunities for inpatient palliative care experience  

  • Access to external study days and conferences  


We offer a great working environment, a competitive pay and benefit package, flexible working and a strong team to support you.  

Generous benefit package detailed in job pack.  


If you require further information please view the job description or contact the recruiting manager Lynn Mollan via email for an informal chat. 


To view the full job description, please click here.


Please note we are unable to accept CV’s emailed direct – please apply via the Farleigh website – thank you. 


(Please note – If we receive a high number of applications we will close the vacancy before the closing date)  


Farleigh Hospice is committed to creating an inclusive working environment where diversity is recognised and celebrated. To achieve this we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Farleigh Hospice operates a three-month probation period. Positions may be subject to DBS Disclosure. Charity Registration No: 284670.