Community Nurse in Palliative Care (Band 6, Agenda for Change)

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Closing date: 28/04/2021

Term: Full Time

Salary: Band 6 (Agenda for Change)

Hours: 34 hours per week

Community Nurse in Palliative Care (Band 6, Agenda for Change)

34 hours per week

Foyle Hospice requires a Community Nurse in Palliative Care to deliver expert end of life care to those with complex palliative/end of life needs in their own homes and care homes.

We are seeking a nurse with excellent clinical and communication skills who is empowering and compassionate in his/her approach to join our community team. The successful applicant will work proactively and responsively enabling the individual’s needs to be identified and addressed and their goals facilitated.

Essential Criteria

Applicants must be registered as Adult part 1 on the live NMC register and have undertaken a post–registration course or hold a qualification in Cancer /Palliative care or relevant subject.  They must have 3 years of relevant post-registration experience at band 5 or above in Cancer, Palliative Care or the relevant speciality.

Applicants must be willing to undertake their Specialist Practice in Palliative Care and the non-medical prescribing course.

A valid full UK driving licence is essential.

A waiting list will be created for any similar permanent or temporary posts which may arise within the next year.


For an application pack contact:

Patricia Ferguson

Human Resources Assistant

Foyle Hospice

61 Culmore Road

Derry –  Londonderry

BT48 8JE


Telephone: 028 71 351010



The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 28th April 2021

Interviews will be held on 6th May 2021

Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Foyle Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer