Staff Nurse

Sussex and South East Hampshire
£25,090 – £32,330 FTE depending on depth and variety of experience
27 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Various Full & Part-time hours available

£25,090 – £32,330 FTE depending on depth and variety of experience

Chestnut Tree House, nr Arundel

Chestnut Tree House, near Arundel is the children's hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire. We provide specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

We are looking for a paediatric or general nurse who is highly compassionate, preferably with experience of working with children with complex needs. However, training is available to give you the skills required for this very rewarding role. Experience in caring for children and young people requiring ventilation would be desirable.

This role involves:

  • Working in a small team of experienced nurses to provide holistic individualised care.
  • Using your clinical and interpersonal skills to care for a child or young person with a life-shortening condition.
  • Ensuring good communication within the team and advocating for the child/young person and their families, supporting their decisions and choices.

A full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential due to the hospice’s rural location.

Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

Benefits included:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (additional annual leave after 5 & 10 years’ service)
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit our website by clicking on the apply button for further details and information on how to apply. Alternatively, please email our HR Department on

All prospective job seekers are required to complete our application form in full as we use this for shortlisting. Any applicants who do not provide a fully completed application form will not be taken any further by the organisation.

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