Children’s Nurse (also open to Final Yr Childrens Nursing students)

Employer Information

NI Hospice


T: 028 9078 1836



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 Horizon House and in the wider community both day and night duty.

The Organisation

The Northern Ireland Hospice is a local charity offering specialist respite, symptom management and end of life palliative care to infants, children, and adults across Northern Ireland.

If you are interested in taking a tour of Horizon House and getting an insight into the benefits of working for our team, please complete the brief linked form; Site Tour Request Form

Children’s Staff Nurses

Band 5 (£27,055 – £32,934 per annum, pro rata for PT)

Full time, Part time, Bank and Waiting List (roles will include rotation onto night duty)

Horizon House / Community

What we offer:

  • Matching of key NHS Terms and Conditions including recognising NHS service and pension, aligning to NHS salary scales, annual leave and family friendly entitlements, for example, maternity
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement, starting at 27 days per year, which increases with service along with 10 Statutory days each year (pro rata for part time)
  • Award winning Family Friendly Organisation
  • Engaging on Employee Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Training and development opportunities including, European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care (ECEPC) and Advanced Communication Skills Training
  • Comprehensive induction training programme
  • Free Health Cash Plan (Health Shield)
  • Various discount and salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Subsidised canteen

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Specification below. If you have any queries, please contact a member of the People & Organisational Development Team on 02890 781836.

The closing date for applications is Monday 29th April 2024 at 4pm (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered).

For guidance on how to apply using our online application platform GetGot, or troubleshooting any potential issues, please refer to the following link: Getgot Application FAQs

Please note all correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on your application form. Please ensure to check your 'junk/spam' folder as due to personal email security settings, emails can sometimes appear here. Any email correspondence will come from an email address ending in

“We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons”


  • Permanent
  • Horizon House
  • Closing date: Monday 29 Apr 2024
  • Salary: £27055
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