Job | Full Time

Staff Nurses (Eligible for Reg'd Children's Nurses or Final Year Children's Nursing Students pending registration)

Northern Ireland Hospice

Carer Professions
Band 5 (£25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata for part-time)
NI Hospice is seeking to recruit Staff Nurses to join the Children's Hospice Services team.

Location: This is a combined role between Childrens Hospice IPU in Horizon House, Newtownabbey and Community. Hours will be predominantly worked in-house.

Who can apply? Applications are welcomed from Registered Children’s Nurses or final year Children's Nursing Students pending registration

Band: Band 5 on NHS scale (
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata for part-time).  Shift enhancements will apply.

Hours: Full Time, Part Time and Waiting List (*shifts will include rotation onto night duty), plus Bank

In a nutshell: The Staff Nurse will work as a member of the Children’s Hospice Care Team, providing holistic care to life limited children with complex needs, and their families. 
He/she will participate in the assessment, planning and delivery of care to the children and the delegation of care to non-registered members of the care team promoting a philosophy of holistic care and active engagement of children and families.  The role will include working in the In-Patient Unit in Horizon House, and in the wider community once fully competent to do so. The role will require day and night duty (rotation onto night duty will be on a rota basis). 

What we offer:
Attractive Terms & Conditions apply including;

  • Matching of Terms and Conditions of Service if transferring from NHS (Salary, Annual Leave, Pension)
  • NHS salary scales
  • Generous Annual Leave entitlement which increases with service along with 10 Statutory days each year
  • Award winning Family Friendly Organisation
  • Focus on Employee Wellbeing
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction training programme

Please note that it is essential that any potential applicants hold current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration, or are final year nursing students waiting on NMC registration. NMC is the regulator for nursing and midwifery professions in the UK. The NMC maintains a register of all nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses and nursing associates eligible to practice within the UK. Unfortunately, at present we are unable to offer sponsorships to overseas nurses.

For further information, and to apply, please visit the "Vacancies" section on our website  If you have any queries, please contact a member of the People & Development Team on 028 90781836.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, 26 May 2022 at 4.00 pm (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered). We are unable to accept CVs.

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Closing Date

Thursday / 26 May 2022 4:00pm

Contact Details

18 O'Neill Road
BT36 6WB
United Kingdom