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Please keep checking back for other future opportunities.

See the foot of this page for role descriptions and application details.

If there is nothing suitable then why not have a look at our Current Volunteer Vacancies. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers if you have a few hours to spare.

Getting to Ardgowan Hospice

Commuting to Ardgowan Hospice couldn’t be easier if you live in or outside of Inverclyde. We’re around 25 miles from Glasgow City Centre and with nearby public transport links and quick access to the A8 & M8, your journey will be a breeze.

By Train

We’re a five minute walk from Greenock West Station where Scotrail runs a fast and frequent service to Glasgow Central Station.

By Bus

We’re less than five minutes from the Kilblain Street bus station where the following McGill’s services run frequently to and from Glasgow, dropping you nearly on our doorstep:  901, 904, 906 and 907.

By Car

Simply follow the M8/A8 towards Greenock from Glasgow, we are less than half a mile from the main road.

While you’re here

Inverclyde boasts many local amenities such as popular eateries, leisure facilities (including gyms, theatres and Scotland’s oldest outdoor heated pool), shopping opportunities (including a mall, retail park and Gourock main street – number one in the list for unique independent traders in Scotland), parks, sports clubs, stunning views over the Clyde and more.

You can enjoy lunch along the Esplanade watching Cruise liners in the Summer or see the Christmas decorations and carolers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

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Vacancy - Staff Nurse - Band 5 37.5 hours per week


Staff Nurse

Band 5
37.5 hours per week


The Hospice is currently looking to recruit a Registered Nurse.  The role would be for 37.5 hours per week, including night shifts.


Ardgowan Hospice is looking for nurses who want to make a positive contribution to patient care.

For the above role candidates must have an interest in palliative care and 2 years’ experience in a health care setting involving the delivery of nursing care.

Experience of the delivery of palliative care would be an advantage.

Evidence of current NMC registration will be required prior to start date. This post requires PVG Scheme Membership.

Informal enquiries for the above role can be made to Carol Pyper, IPU Lead Nurse, IPU. Tel: 01475-726830. Email:

If you have the attributes and commitment we are looking for and wish to apply for one of the above role, please contact Laura Queen, HR Assistant for an application pack or Tel: 01475-726830. Email:  

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2020

Interviews: week commencing 3rd February 2020