Barnstaple, Devon
£26141 - £33124 per annum
Job description
Join a team of nurses for a rewarding career – 98% of staff agree that they are proud to work with our client.

“Happy, amazing, special and fun” are perhaps not the first thoughts that you might think, but this is exactly what their families think. Matched by their staff feeling “proud, rewarding and making a difference” by working in this special setting; this is a very different Nurse role.

Do you have experience in caring for children with life-limiting conditions, complex needs or chronic illnesses? Are you looking for a nursing role that will enable you to develop your skills but also gives space and time to build personal relationships with the children and young adults you care for? Do you want to work in team environment but know you are directly helping to make a difference?

If so, this incredibly fulfilling role is for you. A position where you can directly support putting children and families at the centre of all they do and directly help make the most of short and precious lives.

Children’s Nurse Requirements:

The children and young people they care for have very complex health needs, which will enable you to develop your clinical skills – including for example long-term ventilation. As well as providing hands on clinical care there is also time for having fun creating memories and laughter. This may be surrounded by balls in the soft play, splashing in our hydrotherapy pool, being creative in messy, going on outings, and facilitating the children to experience the wonders of the sensory room.

Due to the complex needs of the children , you will need be experienced in caring for children with life-limiting conditions, complex needs or chronic illnesses.

Hours are worked on rotating shifts (up to 12.5 hours) including nights, weekends and bank holidays, with enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working. Although we are unable to provide fixed shifts, they aim to be as flexible as possible in shift patterns to enable staff to have a good work/life balance.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all employees must obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. They welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Location: Little Bridge House - Barnstaple, Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 25 - 40 hours per week, worked on rotating shifts including nights,weekends and bank holidays. 12.5 hour shift pattern available.

Salary: £26,141 - £33,124 per annum, pro-rata - plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working

Benefits include: ability to continue your NHS pension, free onsite parking, generous holiday entitlement which increases with service, enhanced sick pay scheme, family friendly policies, occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services, group life insurance scheme, training and development opportunities, a chance to make a real difference, green agenda, meals whilst on shift.

Closing Date: 24 October 2021

You may have experience of the following: Registered General Nurse, RGN, Children’s Nurse, Staff Nurse, Hospital, Nursing, Nurse, NMC, General Nurse, Paediatric Nurse, RSCN, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

Ref: 103 083
Posted on: 28 September 2021
Closed date: 25 October 2021
Job ref: 103083
Tags: Social Care/Development