Practice Development Nurse in Palliative Care (Denmark Hill site)

Band 7

Main area
Palliative Care
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£38,035 to £48,256 pa inc HCAP
25/10/2017 23:59

Denmark Hill

Palliative Care Team

Band 7 Practice Development Nurse in Palliative Medicine

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Specialist Palliative Care team based at the Denmark Hill Site of King’s College Hospital. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and motivated nurse with experience in palliative and end of life care to take on this Practice Development Nurse post. The main purpose of this post is to drive up standards in palliative and end of life care across the trust and to support the education and training of staff in this area. You will join our established, friendly and supportive multi-professional palliative care team.

We are able to offer you support, training, development and regular clinical supervision and have excellent links with King’s College London. We are able to consider applications for full or part time hours.

We are part of King’s and have very strong links with the Palliative Care Service at our Princess Royal University Hospital site with a shared vision and strategy. King’s College Hospital is also part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre and is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK. You will work collaboratively with clinical and academic colleagues at the Cicely Saunders Institute where this post is based.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Joyce Parkinson, Lead Nurse for Post-Acute Medicine on 020 3299 7422 orjoyce.parkinson1@nhs.netor Dr Wendy Prentice, Clinical Lead for Palliative Care, 02032994060 or

Closing date: 25/10/2017

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joyce Parkinson, Lead Nurse for Post-Acute Medicine
020 3299 7422

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000