Job opportunity

Nursing Associate


37.5 hours per week (part-time also considered)


F.T.E £23,570 – £25,360 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time)

Closing date: 26 May 2022

About the role

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and passionate Nursing Associates to provide Children & Young People (CYP’s) Palliative Care as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working in the Chestnut Tree House care team.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of high quality, clinical nursing care to CYP that access our inhouse care. You’ll provide clinical nursing care, delivering a broad range of interventions for CYP and be flexible in meeting the needs of CYP with life threatening and life shortening conditions and their families.

What the role can offer you

  • It’s an exciting time to join the Chestnut Tree House Integrated Clinical Team and be part of our transformation and development of care services. While the post is to predominantly providing inhouse care, you’ll also have opportunities to support community care and end of life care in children and young people’s homes.
  • We offer a comprehensive development programme for staff and inhouse training will be delivered to support staff to achieve clinical skills to care for children requiring non-invasive ventilation, invasive ventilation, tracheostomy, and enteral care. Training will also be provided to support staff in providing end of life care.

This is a rewarding and challenging role that requires dedication and commitment to ensure children and young people are at the centre of care.

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Please note: Due to the remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

About us

We’re a children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


• 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
• Free parking
• On-site education support
• Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
• Corporate Rate Gym Membership

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

For further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact the CTH Managers on 01903 871822.

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