Clinical Nurse Specialist, Band 7

Posted: February 8, 2021


Full time


North Finchley / Winchmore Hill

Closing date

February 28, 2021

Interview date

March 8, 2021
Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Barnet & Enfield

£45,780 – £51,393 p.a. Full time, 37.5 hrs p.w.

The North London Hospice has been providing palliative and end of life care for the communities of North London since 1984. We have an 18 bed in-patient unit providing hospice care for those with life limiting illnesses. There are community teams of specialist nurses, doctors, consultants, social workers and allied professionals supporting individuals at home, in the 3 North London Boroughs of Barnet Enfield and Haringey. We operate a health and wellbeing centre, outpatient clinics, a hospice at home service and bereavement support. All this is achieved by the commitment, passion and expertise of the hospice staff and volunteers. Our aim is to provide the very best of palliative and end of life care for the residents of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey.

We are looking for Band 7 community CNS’s to join a team covering the boroughs of Enfield and Barnet; the teams are based in Winchmore Hill and Finchley. The team is multi-professional and is supported by a hospice-at-home service.

We support our patients and their loved ones to enable them to be cared for in their preferred place of care providing specialist advice to patients professionals, patients and their families. You will need to be committed to providing compassionate, dignified care, have excellent communication skills and variety of experience. Candidates should have experience of specialist palliative care and supporting people with life limiting conditions which should include a knowledge of symptom control and caring for patients at the end of their lives.

Candidates will work as part of multidisciplinary team managing a shared caseload ensuring patients are seen by the right person at the right time. Successful candidates will be expected to support the rapid response and duty nurse roles and continue to work with community partners as part of the integrated model of care.

We can offer you a friendly and supportive working environment where we encourage our staff to reach their full potential, providing support with ongoing education, development and access to clinical supervision.

In return, the North London Hospice offers:

  • NHS Pension Scheme membership is transferrable
  • Inner London supplement
  • NHS-aligned annual leave
  • Ongoing professional development, and support with revalidation
  • Fully-funded health cash plan
  • Workplace perks
  • Discounted cinema scheme, etc.

If you are keen to develop your skills and work in a friendly team this could be the opportunity for you.

If you would like to discuss this role or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Patrick McGrath (Enfield) on 02083438841 (

Pat Cardy (Barnet) on 0208 343 8841 (

Geraldine Barry Associate Director Community (

We’ll also be holding a virtual Recruitment Event on:

Date: Wednesday 24 February

Time: 18.00 – 18.30pm

Come and find out more about the role, benefits and the Hospice! Please email HR to get the Zoom invite details at

To apply please read the JD and PS and complete the application form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring form attached and return to

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