Registered Children’s Nurse


37.5 hours per week

£26,793 per annum 


Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered Children’s Nurses RSCN/RN Child or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse with experience working with children and young adults with complex health needs?

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

Do you have a caring and conscientious nature and you will be extremely committed to the care of children and young adults?

Are you innovative, enthusiastic, and thrive in a busy environment?

Then this could be the job for you!

Butterwick Hospice Care is the largest independent Hospice serving the areas of the Tees Valley, County Durham, North Yorkshire, and Wearside.  We are a registered charity that exists to freely provide inpatient and day services to adults and children suffering from life-limiting illnesses.  We also provide supportive services to patients’ families and loved ones.  We rely on the donations and fundraising of people and businesses across the communities we serve to fund our services.

Butterwick Hospice Care was founded 36 years ago by the incredibly inspirational Mary Butterwick OBE. Providing a holistic service to adults, children, and babies, the organisation supports patients with palliative and progressive diagnoses as well as their families and loved ones.

We are currently restructuring our Children’s services and an opportunity has arisen for a number of full and part-time roles to join the team providing excellent

You will be part of a highly capable, motivated and talented team of nurses and HCA’s to delivering a broad range of nursing and medical services.

You will be someone with the ability to maintain professional standards and excellent nursing care. You will understand and appreciate children’s, young adults, carers’ and family needs.  You will be enthusiastic and extremely committed to the Hospice service.

Good communication skills, a high level of self-discipline, and self-motivation is a must.  Flexibility is required to allow for a full range of shift cover – days and nights.  It is essential that you are able to deal with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

You will have energy and enthusiasm, commitment, good communication skills, and the ability to successfully deal with the daily challenges of palliative care.  In addition, you will need;

  • Be an RSCN/RN Child Branch or RN Learning Disabilities with experience working with children and/or young adults with complex healthcare needs.
  • Be able to demonstrate appropriate and continued personal/professional development
  • To contribute to the creation and sustaining of a friendly, welcoming and caring environment in an informal nature, minimising instructional practices.

A palliative care qualification and/or ENB 998/C&G 730 Teaching Certificate are desirable but not essential for the role.

Other benefits provided include 27 days holiday per annum pro rata plus bank holidays, a Group Pension scheme or Stakeholder scheme), on-site canteen area and free parking.

For full details and to apply please visit For an informal discussion please contact Paula Wood, Director of Patient Care and Service Development or to request a postal application pack please contact the Human Resources Department, Stockton on 01642 607742 between 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday, or email

Closing date: Friday 19th June 2020

This post is deemed to require an Enhanced Disclosure Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service due to the fact that there is access to children or vulnerable adults.  Further information on the Disclosure Service is available from