You can be the nurse you've always wanted to be by joining our professional team. Haven House Children's Hospice needs someone like you to be part of our forward-thinking, award winning organisation where the team is valued.

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.

Our team is passionate, motivated and supportive of each other and we are extremely proud to have been voted 27th in the Sunday Times Best Not for Profit Organisations 2018. We believe this is testament to our committed team who offer the highest possible level of care which makes a difference to the families and children we support during the most difficult of times. 

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the team as we continue to expand our services to babies, children, young people and families within our local community.

Haven House is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and we were last inspected in August 2016 when we received a ‘Good’ rating.

We are seeking an experienced Band 7/8 Nurse to join the Senior Care Leadership Team, led by the Director of Care.  You will provide clinical leadership and direction for specialist nursing services within the hospice facilitating specialist and autonomous nursing care to babies, children and young people and their families who require palliative and end of life care. The role will include the management of care planning, symptom control and care at end of life. As part of the senior care team you will participate in the on-call rota.

In return, we will offer you a supportive environment to develop your knowledge, skills and to be part of a positive and passionate team.

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

Haven House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all 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 download a copy of the job description and person specification.

    37.5 hours per week equivalent 


    Band 8a Agenda for Change payscales dependent on experience plus London Allowance


    • Retention of your NHS pension (if applicable)
    • Agenda for Change long service holiday entitlement (if joining from the NHS)
    • Pension scheme (employer matching up to 7%)
    • Free on-site parking
    • Employee assistance programme
    • Eye care voucher scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme

    Closing Date

    Thursday, 21 February 2019

    If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Sarah Spackman on 020 8505 9944.

    To apply

    Please download the application form and return to the Resourcing Team.

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