At Derian House we feel privileged to be counted as the friends of the many families we have cared for and supported since the hospice opened, as well as those to whom we continue to offer ongoing support. We know there will be countless others in the future who will need us to be there for them, to provide not only a high standard of specialist care for their child, but a reassuring framework of emotional support for them as a family.

Bank Registered Nurses

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a team of Registered Nurses who are able to provide flexible support to our dedicated care team.

If you are enthusiastic and have experience in caring for children and young adults with
with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions then this could be the ideal opportunity to develop your skills within a Hospice setting. You will need to be motivated to really make a positive difference to the lives of our children with highly specialised needs.

We would require successful applicants to undertake mandatory training and competency assessment in-line with Derian House policies along with commitment to work a minimum of 120 hours per year

We will offer:
• Paid induction training / in-house training sessions
• Supervision and support
• Free parking
• Subsidised meals

For further details about these positions or to arrange an informal discussion please contact the HR department on 01257 233300

Successful appointment will be subject to an standard disclosure and barring check.

Bank Nurse Job Description

Application Form

GP or Consultant Paediatrician

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic GP or Consultant Paediatrician who is interested in participating in a medical cover rota involving daily review and 24/7 on call on a one week in four rota at Derian House Children’s Hospice. The role will involve providing skilled general medical and specialist palliative care for children and young people with life limiting and life threatening conditions that vary in age from birth up to 26 years old.

The successful applicant would work in partnership with 3 other GP’s to manage clinical issues in relation to individual children and young people and their families.

For further details about this position or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Lynn Grayson, Clinical Director on 01257 233300 or contact Dr S.J.Heald at

Derian House is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

Successful appointment will be subject to an standard disclosure and barring check.

Application Form

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