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JOB VACANCY: Helen and Douglas House – Registered Children’s Nurse – Band 6

July 19, 2021

Role summary: Do you enjoy delivering high quality individualised care to your patients and working in an area where no day is the same as another? This might just be the job you’re looking for.

Job location (usual place of work): Helen & Douglas House, 14a Magdalen Road, Oxford, Oxon, OX4 1 RW

Pay rate: £32,000 – £41,000 per annum, with an anticipated recruitment range of £32,000 – £35,000 per annum

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Registered Children’s Nurse – Band 6

Applications close on date: Midnight on 8th August 2021

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: We have an opportunity for a Registered Children’s Nurse to join our team based in Oxfordshire. This is a Full time (37.5 hours) or Part-Time (Minimum of 30 hours), Permanent position and in return we can offer you a competitive salary of £32,000 – £41,000 per annum, with an Anticipated Recruitment Range of – £32,000 – £35,000 per annum.

In return for your work as our Registered Children’s Nurse we offer the following benefits:

– Attractive working environment

– 27 days holiday plus bank holidays.

– We are a direction agency for the NHS Pension Scheme

– Eye care voucher scheme

– Cycle scheme

– Occupational sick pay and maternity pay

– A flexible working environment

– Subsidised staff dining facilities

– Investment in your CPD

– Imbedded staff support

The Helen House Care Team is a unique and vibrant blend of nurses and carers, some with experience of palliative care and acute settings and some from a learning disability background, all of whom share a passion for delivering the highest possible standard of care to patients and their families. A wealth of staff training and support underpins the challenging and rewarding work we do. Working in this team will change your life. You will be able to care for patients to a standard you always hoped would be possible.

As our Registered Children’s Nurse you will be a self-motivated, experienced children’s nurse with vision to join our multi-disciplinary team caring for children who have life threatening and life limiting conditions. You will need to be flexible in your approach to care and have good communication with experience of working in an acute hospital. You will work as part of a team including other nurses, nursery nurses, doctors, outreach nurses and volunteers.

Skills we are looking for in out Registered Children’s Nurse:

– Be a Registered Children’s Nurse with current NMC registration (Level 1)

– Show evidence of on-going continuing professional development linked to demonstrable clinical competencies

– Have demonstrable post registration experience of working with children in a variety of settings

– Show experience of working on own initiative; organising and prioritising own and workload of others as shift co-ordinator

– Be a skilled communicator, able to adapt communications with a wide range of people and situations

– Have the ability to cope with pressure and to adapt to emergencies or altered requirements.

– Have the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of children with life-limiting conditions

– Experience of caring for children with multiple and complex needs would be beneficial but not essential

Please note the closing date for this role is 8th August 2021.

To apply, please contact: To apply for this role, please visit our website using the link the below;


If you have any questions about the role, please contact the HR Team on 01865 794749 or recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk

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