Registered Nurse

Willen at Home x 2 positions

37.5 hours per week- includes weekend working

£27,534 – £35,795 per annum plus 10% shift allowance

The Willen at Home service operates between 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 x Registered Nurses to join our Willen at Home team.

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.

We are welcoming candidates looking for a truly rewarding position, who want to deliver the highest quality of care and demonstrate our Hospice Values, and are keen to join a caring, compassionate and diverse multi-disciplinary team delivering care of the highest quality.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse, with a least 6 months post registration experience; you will have the responsibility for the assessment of patient needs, planning, delivering and evaluating care in the patient’s own environment. It’s all about giving our patients the best possible quality of life, the support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

The ideal candidate should ideally demonstrate knowledge and experience working in the community and/or in palliative care and should participate in education and training activities.

As the role is community based you should be confident working alone, must hold a driving licence and own your own car.

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme or continued membership of the NHS pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-sitesubsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including Barred lists.

To apply, please complete the application form below and return to

Closing Date: 01 October 2023

Interview Date: TBC

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We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.