Junior Sister - Children & Young Adults Service - 37.5 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £30,646 - £32,953 per annum (plus allowance for unsocial hours)

Job Type: Full time 37.5 hours per week (Internal rotation with the option of long days)

Closing Date: 2023-02-12 23:59:59

Reference: Children & Young Adults Service

Due to exciting new developments we are looking for a fun loving and skilled Registered Child Nurse who has completed their preceptorship looking for a change? Would you like to work in an environment where you can help children and young adults achieve their full potential? At St Oswald’s we work on a 1 to 1 basis and our ethos is about time to provide quality care and making the most of life.

We can offer you:

  • Pleasant, supportive and rewarding working environment
  • Good staffing levels with time to care
  • Pension scheme or option to continue with NHS pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Free car parking.
  • Comprehensive induction program.
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Specialist Palliative Care.
  • Educational opportunities through our Learning & Development department.
  • Guidance and Support with Revalidation

For further information please contact Matron Jocelyn Parker at jocelynthompson@stoswaldsuk.org on 01912850063 Ext 2012.  We would like to invite you to come and visit us to look around the unit and meet the staff so you can fully appreciate the working environment and the full potential of the role.

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

If you would like to download a detailed job description, please click here.

As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Closing date: Sunday 12th February 2023

Interview date: Thursday 2nd March 2023

Please note we may close this vacancy before the advertised date if we receive an exceptionally high volume of applications.

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St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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