Band 5 Staff Nurse

We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic and highly motivated Registered Nurses and to work within the Inpatient Unit at Bolton Hospice.  This will be a challenging and rewarding opportunity for anyone wishing to further develop their nursing skills and knowledge within specialist palliative care.

£25,655 - £27,780 per annum

(Entry-Mid level Band 5, dependent upon experience, unsocial hours enhancements paid in addition)

Full time 37.5hrs per week (Part Time considered)

The role covers a 24/7 service and will therefore include weekends and rotation to night duty.  Long day shifts and night shifts would be expected.

The Role

Working as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team, you will support patients with complex clinical needs and provide hands-on, person-centred care.  Our staff strive to provide the highest quality of service for our patients and their families and carers, through a collaborative team approach.

What you need:

To apply, you must be a Registered General Nurse, who is enthusiastic and flexible with a passion for specialist palliative and end of life care.  A recognised post-registration palliative care qualification and/or experience in the specialty is desirable, although you will be fully supported in the role if you have limited or no experience with the specialty. You will have access to a range of training and development opportunities and be welcomed as a valued member of an experienced and supportive team. It is expected that, from 1st April 2022, it will be a legal requirements for frontline staff in CQC regulated healthcare settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Therefore full vaccination status is required for this post (unless a medical exemption applies).

Why Bolton Hospice?

We offer our employees an attractive benefits package, including 35 days annual leave including bank holidays, rising to 40 days with long service (pro rata for part-time), generous enhanced maternity package, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking, healthcare cash plan, subsidised meals and excellent training opportunities.  We also offer continuity of service from the NHS with respect to pension and holiday allowance.

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday, 27th January 2022

Interviews will be scheduled for Friday, 4th February 2022

To apply please download the job description and an application form & email applications to

Bolton Hospice welcomes applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, marital status or sexual orientation. Any appointment will be made on merit alone.
Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
Bolton Hospice has a No Smoking Policy.

Closing date for applications