Inpatient Unit Registered Nurse – Bristol

Inpatient Unit Registered Nurse

St Peters Hospice



The Vacancy

Are you a highly motivated, dynamic Nurse who is passionate about delivering the highest quality of care?

Would you like to be part of a committed and supportive multi-disciplinary team that delivers empowering and compassionate care?

Would you like the opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge and skills within palliative care?

If so a registered nurse role at St Peters Hospice could be for you.

We are expanding and looking for Band 5 RGN’s to join our team within the Inpatient Unit. It is desirable, but not essential for you to have any previous palliative care experience, as you will receive a full induction and ongoing support and development from the IPU Sisters, Practice Education team and our in-house Education Team.

As part of a supportive and committed team, you will be involved in the planning and provision of specialist palliative care for our patients and in supporting their families. You will also work closely with the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure a holistic approach to care. 

If you are Interested and would like an informal conversation or would like to arrange a visit to meet the team, please Contact Rachel Bowering, Inpatient Unit Manager on 0117 915 9431.

This is an opportunity to join a well-respected hospice care provider with a reputation for excellence.  In return we can offer you:

  • Attractive terms and conditions similar to the NHS
  • Band 5 equivalent salary from £27,736 to £33,000 a year (FTE)
  • Opportunities for continual professional development
  • Comprehensive 3-day induction, including end of life care training
  • In-house education support
  • Full and part time vacancies (up to 37.5 hours)
  • Free parking and onsite restaurant
  • Paid DBS check
  • Employee referral scheme – earn up to £500 for referring a friend

We operate a rotating shift pattern which includes weekend and night shifts. You will not be required to work a long day shift pattern.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK before they apply for a vacancy and be able to provide evidence of this.

Due to the nature of the work involved, this role is exempt from the ROA and all job holders are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Check 

Strictly no agencies.

About Us

St Peter's Hospice is a well-loved hospice that provides extensive inpatient and community services, in Bristol and the surrounding areas. Every year St Peter's Hospice makes a difference in the lives of thousands of patients and their families when it matters most.  

Many of our staff work directly with patients and their families in nursing, health care and medical jobs. Others raise money to support patient care through our chain of over 40 charity shops and our fundraising activities. We also have a significant number of staff working in varied office-based roles. 

Our aim is to provide an inclusive, safe and healthy workplace that boosts creativity and motivation. 

Our Inpatient Unit is a state-of-the-art centre of clinical excellence, that was built with the generous support of the people of Bristol. Beyond our Inpatient Unit, you'll find our team in homes and on the phone 24/7. More recently in response to the pandemic we have moved some services online to continue support for our patients. 

The Hospice is also a centre of educational excellence and we teach other healthcare professionals about how to care for people at the end of their lives, supporting the NHS and care homes provide end of life care.

The Benefits

For our nursing and clinical teams, we offer attractive terms and conditions similar to the NHS including: 

  • NHS equivalent salaries 
  • Generous holiday entitlement and recognition for previous NHS service (up to 33 days for 10 years’ service) 
  • ​Continuance of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members

There are many benefits to working at the Hospice including:

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Group Personal Pension scheme 


Equality and Diversity

At St Peter’s Hospice, we are committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout the organisation.  We understand the value of a diverse mix of talented people that is representative of our community and are proactively taking action to support EDI and Wellbeing.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of their age, disability, religion or belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 



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