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Job description


37.5 hours per week to be worked flexibly

Salary (Band 5)

£28,407 - £34,581 per annum plus London Allowance and unsocial hours payments

Considering your options in your nursing career? Haven House Children's Hospice needs a compassionate nurse like you to be part of our Clinical Care Team. Whether you are a newly qualified nurse or want to make a change and care in a holistically-focussed environment, Haven House welcomes all disciplines of nursing to our varied Care Team. We are dedicated to providing excellent care while progressing you as a palliative care nurse. We will support you as you develop advanced clinical skills within an experienced team.

'Our vision at Haven House is to deliver the best quality care for extraordinary children where and when they choose.’

Haven House is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and we were last inspected in March 2020 when we received a 'Good' rating.

As part of the clinical care team, led by the Clinical Nurse Manager, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care, as well as planned and emergency short breaks.  As a Nurse you will be developed to lead shifts and support the wider team to ensure high standards of care are delivered and develop yourself. We provide complex care support while children and their families benefit from our range of therapies at home or within our wonderful woodland grounds.

In return, we will offer you a supportive environment to develop your knowledge, skills and development, supported by our Practice Nurse Educator.

This role is based at our beautiful woodland hospice in Woodford Green, offering free parking and easy access from the Central line.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

For more information about the role please read the person specification.


As an employee you will be entitled to the following range of benefits:

  • Retention of your NHS pension (if applicable and subject to meeting NHS criteria)
  • Agenda for Change long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Relocation Allowance (if eligible)
  • Pension Scheme (employer matching up to 7%)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue Light Card
  • Access to Cavell Nurses Trust

Closing date

Tuesday 31 May 2024 although Haven House reserves the right to commence the interview process before the closing date.

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