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Nursing Associate

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice
Post date
13 October 2023
Closing date
29 October 2023
North Anston, Sheffield
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Nursing Associate

£27,896 per annum

37.5 hours per week

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are support around 300 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more. It costs more than £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

In expanding our care services, we are seeking Nursing Associates to join our experienced Care Team. Working as part of our clinical team, you will provide and ensure a high standard of holistic care to children with life limiting/life threatening conditions, to include opportunities for children to experience play, social interaction and learning. You will deliver child-focused, family centred palliative and end of life care, alongside members of the interdisciplinary team.

From 1st April 2022 all direct care provision and/or close contact roles at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice require full COVID vaccination as a Condition of Deployment. The role of Nursing Associate falls into this category.

The requirements:

To fulfil the role effectively you will be NMC registered and have relevant clinical experience and be able to work flexibly and collaboratively across the care services.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform
  • Eligible for NHS Blue Light Card
  • Eligible for The Company Shop

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For more information and to download an application form, please visit our website:

Please note that only Bluebell Wood application forms will be accepted for this post.

Closing date: 29th October 2023

Interviews: 15th November 2023

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