Job opportunity

Staff Nurse


Various hours


£15.14- £18.85 per hour, depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

About the role

We are looking for individuals who will enjoy delivering high quality clinical and personal care alongside joining in activities, with high staff/children ratios allowing for you to make a real difference and make memories. You will be part of a multi disciplinary team including nurses, nursing associates, HCA’s, activities coordinators and a child and family support team. You will work as part of a 24/7 rota with the choice to work short and long shifts.

We have a mixture of adult, learning disability and paediatric nurses working in the care team and value all the different skills that nurses bring. You do not need to have experience of working in palliative care or paediatrics as we offer a comprehensive development and preceptorship programme along with inhouse training which can be delivered to support staff to achieve clinical skills and confidence.

This role will provide you with job satisfaction, knowing that every day you have given exceptional care. You will be provided with numerous development opportunities and will see what an exciting career palliative care can be.

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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.

You will be joining our organisation at a very exciting time, as St Barnabas Hospices and Martlets Hospice are in the process of merging. Bringing our teams and resources together, as one organisation means we can focus on new and exciting visions and plans for our people and patients and provide even greater opportunities for our workforce


  • Company pension scheme or NHS pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • On-site education support and study leave opportunities
  • Option to access Health Shield and cover your everyday cost of healthcare for less
  • Free parking, subsidised meals and various social activities
  • Corporate rate gym membership, discounts with local complementary therapies and Blue Light Card

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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 clinical managers on 01903 871822

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