"We’re able to form those meaningful relationships with families and we’re very much led by their individual needs."

Mandy Binney, Community Team Leader

Nurse Team Leader

£39,117 to £41,512 (FTE)

37.5 hours per week

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are currently supporting around 300 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more.  It costs more than £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

We are currently seeking committed, highly motivated, professional and experienced candidates to appoint to our vacancy of Team Leader.

The requirements:

As one of our Nurse Team Leaders, you will be providing and leading specialist palliative care, providing support and operational management on a daily basis to ensure the needs of all children and families are met and ensuring the smooth running of the service. You must be committed to working within a team, providing motivation and inspiration to ensure all staff reach their potential and we deliver the best possible standard of care to all children, young people and their families.

You will be joining Bluebell Wood at an exciting time, we are currently expanding our care team with an emphasis on increasing our community nursing team to enable us to support the child and family staying at home for end of life care if they so wish.

If you have a passion for delivering high quality, safe care with excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills and are able to develop positive working relationships with the clinical multidisciplinary team and wider staff groups within the hospice, we would welcome your application.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform
  • Eligible for NHS Blue Light Card
  • Eligible for The Company Shop

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Judith Bentley, Head of Care or Sarah Hawkhead, Director of Care on 01909 517360 or email [email protected]

Download the job description and person specification here

Download your application form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected]

Closing date:      Open ended

Interviews:         TBC

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