Registered Nurse Planned Service - London South East

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England | London Area
Job function
Community Nursing & Care

Registered Nurse - South East London

Closing Date: 17th April 2020

Interview Dates: TBC

Do you want to give excellent person-centred care and support to terminally ill patients and their families?

Are you passionate about giving people the opportunity to stay at home at the end of their life?

Are you a registered nurse and do you live within South East London?

If your answers to the above questions are “Yes”, then Marie Curie Community Nursing Service London has a job that is ideal for you.

Marie Curie is a leading provider of care and support for those with a terminal illness at the end of their life.

 To apply you will:

  • Be a Registered Nurse with some experience or knowledge of working in the community.
  • The ability to stay awake throughout the night and provide hands on care in a patients’ home.
  • Be competent with basic IT skills.
  • Have access to a computer and internet, (which will be required to meet mandatory training requirements).
  • Hold a full driving licence and have the use of a car with Business Insurance.
  • Travel to and from your patient (up to a distance of 25 miles) to start your shift on time at a patient’s home at 10pm and finish at 7am, while the Rapid Response Service starts at 20:00 to 08:00.
  • Work independently to deliver care according to the patient’s needs, care plan and be able to use your own initiative.

Physical activities required by the role include but are not limited to patient handling, frequent standing, sitting, walking, climbing up and down stairs, kneeling and crouching to attend to patient needs (including in an emergency situation) and load handling.

What Marie Curie offer:

  • Paid in house Palliative Care Training, which includes 5 days comprehensive and mandatory face to face and online training.
  • Workshops and Training Days to increase your Professional Development.
  • Clinical Supervision and Team Meetings.
  • As Marie Curie expands into new areas, the opportunity to work providing a dynamic variety of services, including two Rapid Response Services in South East London and community night shifts in patients’ homes.
  • Free DBS Check.
  • The opportunity to transfer your NHS pension.
  • Marie Curie Uniform and work mobile phone.
  • 24/7 Clinical Nurse Management Support.

We are currently employing new starters on monthly hours contracts.

About Us

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.



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