If you’re a newly qualified nurse, you can work for us
You don’t have to have worked for a certain amount of time to work for us. Newly qualified nurses can and do become part of Marie Curie.
You’ll have more time to spend on your patients, with the opportunity to do the things that make a difference, giving you a lot of professional satisfaction. Learning on the job is fantastic with us as you'll have more time with each patient, letting you focus on your skills, knowledge and expertise. We’ll offer you all the training and support you need, and there are lots of development opportunities.
Roles with Marie Curie
You may have the image of a Marie Curie Nurse working evenings and nights, supporting people living with a terminal illness at their bedside. But we actually have a wide variety of roles, including speciality posts.
- Lead nurse manager - responsible for the provision of specialist palliative care services to meet the individual needs of patients and their families in the in-patient unit and day services.
- Ward sister - acts as team leader for a team of nurses and health care assistants within in-patient areas.
- Clinical nurse manager - provides clinical leadership and professional line management of our Nursing Service.
- Clinical nurse specialist - develops nursing staff and members, providing support, advice, formal and informal education, reflective practice and clinical supervision.
- Senior nurse - responsible for the case management of patients in a defined area.
- Discharge liaison nurse - responsible for actively supporting discharge and care at home as a viable option for end of life patients and their families.
- Nurse manager (day therapy) - responsibility for the provision of specialist palliative day therapy services to meet the individual needs of patients and carers in the day therapy unit.
- Nurse manager (in-patient) - has 24 hour responsibility for the provision of specialist palliative nursing services to meet the individual needs of patients in the in-patient unit.
- Registered nurse - provides high quality nursing care and participates in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs for the patient group in a palliative care setting.
And of course, because we’ve so many roles, there’s career progression too, and opportunities for widening your experience to move into specialisations.
We offer competitive rates of pay for nurses, as well as 33 days of holiday, including bank holidays. Should you work nights or bank holidays, we also increase your daily rate to make up for the unsociable hours. Your pension too will be competitive, and it’s compatible with the NHS pension. This means moving between our organisations won’t cause problems with your fund and everything you've saved up and worked towards is still yours.
Why work for us
You’ll find there are a lot of advantages to working at Marie Curie. There’s flexible working and a wide variety of roles. You’ll also be able to spend a considerable amount more time with your patients, much more than you would in other places. This is good for the people you're helping, gives unrivalled job satsifaction, and is excellent for developing skills.
This means that all our Marie Curie Nurses feel their work is especially rewarding. You’ll get the chance to give your all for everyone you look after.