Are you a Registered Nurse who shares and believes in our values, wants to make a positive difference by working with an innovative and respected organisation, delivering highest quality support to people affected by life-limiting illnesses across Somerset?

You will provide specialist palliative nursing care that is patient-centred, holistic and quality driven.  You will also provide support and advice to families and carers and be able to work effectively alongside multi-disciplinary teams.

If you hold a RN 1/2 qualification or equivalent, have excellent communication skills and you are committed to making a difference and providing outstanding palliative nursing care, we would love to hear from you.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, and the satisfaction of being an integral part of the St. Margaret’s team helping make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset. Some of the benefits we provide include:

  • The opportunity to remain in NHS pension scheme if already contributing (or have been within last 12 months). Alternatively, you can join the Hospice pension plan.
  • Recognising your continuous service date for holiday entitlement when you join the Hospice directly from the NHS or another hospice.
  • Free car parking.
  • Confidential free 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme:
  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Information and Advice
  • Vitality wellbeing health promotions

We positively welcome enquiries to look around our Inpatient Unit and to have a discussion about what the roles entail.

If you would like to contact us for a visit or friendly informal chat please contact 

Sarah Manges, Lead Nurse, on 0845 070 8910

Or [email protected]


For full details and to apply go to NHS Jobs


Closing date: 24 February 2019

Interview:  Week commencing 11 March 2019

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and an appropriate Enhanced Disclosure application will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check previous spent and unspent convictions that are not subject to filtering rules introduced on 29 May 2013.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidelines for Applicants

Employee Handbook