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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-18-24897

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Ryegate House
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Ryegate House for a Registered Nurse to join our small, friendly team. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in caring for children and young people with profound complex learning disabilities and associated complex health needs in a dedicated respite environment. This role also involves caring for patients within community settings such as schools and patient homes.

Ryegate House is a Nurse led 6 bedded Respite Care unit based at the Ryegate Centre, which provides Respite Care for Children & Young people aged 0-19 years with profound physical and learning disabilities.

It is staffed 24 hours per day, by qualified nursing staff and trained support workers.

You will work alongside an experienced and well established team and be given a full and comprehensive induction to enable you to competently care for this group of patients.


  • RN Child or RN Learning Disabilities
  • Ability to cordinate the working shift effectively as the only registered nurse on shift (following a training period)
  • Band 5 post qualification experience in a relevant clinical area
  • NIV/ tracheostomy experience desirable
  • Understanding of respiratory patients
  • Must have completed post registration preceptorship

Please refer to job description for full job specification


For further details, please contact

Kelly Thacker Unit Manager

01142 260600 or

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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