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Senior Children’s Nurse

Keech Hospice Care
Post date
13 May 2024
Closing date
31 May 2024
£35,826 - £42,794
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Join our vibrant Children’s team at Keech Hospice Care as a Senior Children’s Nurse (Full/Part Time). Contribute to providing high-quality end-of-life care, symptom management, and short break stays to children and their families across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Milton Keynes.

We are currently seeking a dynamic, fun Children’s Nurses who understand and values the importance of making the most of a child and families cherished time and is keen to expand their skills and expertise by joining a friendly and forward thinking team?

“MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WHEN IT MATTERS THE MOST” at Keech Hospice Care, this isn’t just a slogan, its embodied by our team who share a wealth of experience and specialism in providing patient focused care, which is why no two days are the same as a Senior Children’s Nurse here at Keech Hospice!

Assessing and delivering a holistic family-centred care, ensuring our patients and their families receive the care they deserve.

Drive the continuity of our Children’s Services and offering the care and support during moments of crisis, ensuring that no family feels alone in their time of need.

Creating a sincere communication approach of understanding and empathy that supports children, young people and families, ensuring that every voice is heard within our multi-disciplinary team.

Extend a compassionate hand in times of profound loss and transition, offering not just care, but comfort and solace to families.

Supporting families to navigate the complexities of healthcare decisions with the sensitivity and understanding of a trusted ally.

Ensuring that every transition from hospice or hospital to the community or hospice setting is orchestrated with care and consideration for the unique needs and wishes of each individual and family.


  • NMC Registered Children’s Nurse
  • Demonstratable range of skills as an experienced Children’s Nurse
  • Confident clinical decision making skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Symptom Management & End of Life care experience
  • Have an adaptable approach to a changing work environment


  • Held a similar post or willingness to learn new skills within Palliative care
  • Experience in being a shift leader with the ability to delegate tasks
  • A compassionate communicator with the ability to create an atmosphere of trust and support amongst team, patients and their families


  • Continuity of your NHS pension scheme*
  • Access to specialist internal training and additional external courses
  • Supported Training through Mentoring and Clinical Coaches
  • Annual develop and progress through the pay grade banding on a competency-based framework
  • 29 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays
  • Free onsite secure parking
  • Buy & Sell holidays*
  • £500 referral scheme incentive
  • Onsite subsidised restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health Cash plan
  • Wellbeing & Employee Assistant Program
  • Blue Light Discount Card*

Continue what you love doing, making a positive impact on the lives of your patient and their families, join our team at Keech Hospice Care. Apply now to be part of a compassionate community dedicated to delivering exceptional palliative care services.

Should you any have questions, please reach out to our recruitment team to arrange either an informal chat or visit to our Hospice

Keech Hospice is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We appreciate the unique perspectives and experiences everyone brings, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment.

In accordance with the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, it is a criminal offence for individuals who are barred from working in Regulated Activity to apply for positions that involve unsupervised work with specific groups such as adults at risk, children, or both.

All prospective employees will be required to undergo a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. The level of check is dependent on the role and designed to ensure safer and more well-informed recruitment decisions.

We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve and will take appropriate measures to safeguard them.

The Company

Keech provide free, specialist care for Adults in Luton and South Bedfordshire, and children from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes living with a life limiting illness. Keech supports adults and children to live pain and symptom free, to spend untroubled time with their loved one, to understand what’s happening to them, to stay out of hospital and to make the most of the time they have.

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