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Job description


37.5 hours per week to be worked flexibly

Salary (Band 5)

£25,655 - £31,534 per annum plus London Allowance and unsocial hours payments

Remember why you joined the nursing profession? Haven House Children's Hospice needs an experienced Nurse like you to be part of our forward-thinking organisation.

Our mission at Haven House is to provide the highest quality palliative and holistic care services to babies, children and young people and their families in our local communities.

We are extremely proud to have been voted 26th in the Sunday Times Best Not for Profit Organisations 2019. We believe this is testament to our committed and passionate team who offer the highest possible level of care which makes a difference to the families, children and young people during the most difficult of times.

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 both at the hospice and in the community.  As a Nurse you will lead shifts and support the wider team to ensure high standards of care are delivered.

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

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

In line with the Department of Health and Social Care regulations, and as a CQC regulated provider, all workers will be required to provide evidence that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are clinically exempt.

Closing date

Friday 29 April 2022 although Haven House reserves the right to commence the interview process before the closing date.

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