Care Team Nurse

Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from West, North and East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. Every year we care for more than 420 families at our hospice in Boston Spa, in hospitals and in their own homes. We also support more than 150 bereaved families each year.

We are seeking Care Team Nurses and as valued members of the clinical care team, you will join a unique, award winning and vibrant team providing symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care, as well as planned and emergency short breaks both at the hospice and in the community. We offer 1:1 nursing and the opportunity to working as part of the MDT team made up of a variety of skilled members including art and music therapists and a 24 hour medical team.

In return, we will support your wellbeing and offer you a learning environment to develop your skills and competencies in paediatric palliative care, supported by our Nurse Practice Educators.

We are looking for fun and friendly candidates with a children’s nursing or learning disabilities qualification who have a significant level of hands-on post qualification experience.

Our ideal candidate

  • Will need to have knowledge of current legislation relating to children and young people including best practice in safeguarding children.
  • Will support the wider team to ensure high standards of holistic care are delivered.
  • Be able to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, care and end of life care plans to meet the diverse and individual needs of children, young people and families.
  • Has a genuine interest in making a difference, in palliative care with children and young adults.
  • Be willing to take part in flexible shift work to include days, nights and weekends (2 or 3 12.5 hour shifts per week)

Martin House places families at the heart of all that we do and this is reflected in the amazing benefits we offer our valued team members.

  • Annual Leave – 8 weeks per year including bank holidays
  • Sick pay – six months full pay and six months half pay from day one of service
  • Recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme and up to 10% contributory AVIVA scheme.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Partners leave to exceed the NHS entitlement
  • Health and wellbeing programme including access to free of change Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their families
  • Accredited Menopause and Mindful employer
  • Life insurance – two times annual salary.
  • Free parking at our Boston Spa Children’s Hospice

Please complete an application form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification. For further information contact Charlotte Walker or Steve Lawman Deputy Directors of Clinical Services, by email or or by telephone on 01937 845045.

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

Please down load the application form via ‘Apply here’ and send to

 Application-Form-2023 Editable.pdf

Role details

37.5 hours a week, or part time (25 hours) with a requirement to work unsocial hours including weekends and nights
Permanent, full-time or part-time
£36,245-£43,317 per annum, (pro rata for part time), Please note, starting salaries are usually set at the bottom of a scale.
Martin House Children's Hospice and in the community

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