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Thank you for your interest in working for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice and in our charity shops which we regularly have vacancies for, covering East and West Sussex.

You can also view current job vacancies at St Barnabas House, our adults’ hospice based in Worthing, West Sussex.


Staff Nurse – In-House

Hours: 37.5 hours, p.w. (part-time hours will be considered)
Salary: F.T.E. £25,090 - £31,310 depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic staff nurse to provide specialist Children / Young People (CYP) palliative care as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working in Chestnut Tree care team.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality, clinical nursing care, support, information, advice and ensuring that appropriate resources are available to provide care for CYP whom access Chestnut Tree House Services.

They will need to be proficient in clinical nursing assessment and 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.

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

For further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact the Clinical Managers, Anna Jones or Melissa Hancorn on 01903 871824 / 871822

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.

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

Ongoing recruitment, so please apply now!

Please find an application form attached that we would ask  you complete and return to HR as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can contact the HR department via email of phone hr@stbh.org.uk – 01903 706318

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

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.