(RSCN/RN Child)

Up to 37.5 hours (Part-time options available)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a visionary clinical leader to join the service to lead and work alongside the clinical team of Andy’s Children’s Service at St Andrew’s Hospice.

Andy’s cares for Children and Young People with life limiting conditions and provides inpatient, day care and community care across a large geographical area. Children’s hospices are evolving to meet growing demands in challenging economic climates and Andy’s is reviewing the services provided to meet these challenges. By joining the service now, you can play an important role in shaping the service to make it fit for the future and show how committed we are to providing the best care for our children and their families.

You must be a Registered Nurse (Child) and be able to demonstrate significant post registration experience in a children’s acute, specialist or palliative care setting.

You will need to be a strong leader and experienced manager who is motivated and responsive to changes in the future delivery of hospice services. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and have a good understanding of the children’s agenda both locally and nationally.

In return we offer a competitive salary package which includes a contributory pension scheme and excellent training and development opportunities.

 Why is St. Andrew’s A Great Place To Work?


“We listen to you, value you and embrace new ideas”


“We want all colleagues to contribute to the direction of the service”


“We offer excellent training and support further education and are committed to your professional development - we want you, and your career, to flourish”


“With a flexible working policy, we welcome applications for part-time and full-time hours”


“We are rated ‘GOOD’ by the Care Quality Commission”


If you are interested in finding out more about the post then please contact:


Lynn Andrews (01472) 350908 ext. 298 or lynn.andrews2@nhs.net

Closing date: 30 September 2019

For further information please contact:

Lynn Andrews - Director of Clinical Services on (01472) 350908 ext. 298 or sahhrteam@nhs.net

All completed applications to be returned to the HR Department.

Appointment subject to an Enhanced DBS check

St Andrew’s Hospice is an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1011117.

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Job Reference: Head of Children’s Services

St Andrew's Hospice

Children's Services


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