Be the nurse you dreamt of...

...and deliver care that doesn't back down at Demelza

At Demelza we need paediatric and learning disability nurses to deliver extraordinary care to extraordinary children who are facing serious or life-limiting conditions.

With salaries matching the agenda for change, you can earn up to £50,937 in London or £45,187 in Kent.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion about working at Demelza, please call 020 8859 9802 or email

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Benefits include...

  • Having time to deliver personalised care to children and young people

  • Flexible working and a good work life balance

  • Career development opportunities and wellbeing support

  • The opportunity to continue your NHS pension

  • Good transport links and limited free parking

Read more about our benefits, rewards and wellbeing
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Making it fair for all to apply

If you are interested in applying, you can do so with the knowledge that we anonymously shortlist all applications during the selection process.

That means we don’t see anyone’s identifying information, including race, age or gender, when making decisions about who meets the criteria for going to the next stage of recruitment. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Read more on equality and diversity at Demelza

Demelza work patterns

With the nature of round-the-clock care, appropriate staffing levels are required throughout all hours of the day.

On average shifts are 12 hours long, and there are a range of contracted hours including full time, part time and flexibank. Some night duty is required, and rotas are planned in advance so nursing and care teams know what is coming up.

Demelza also offers paid enhancements for unsocial hours.

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How we work to keep developing you

Demelza is committed to supporting our people with their professional development, which includes training in a clinical competency framework to support specialist paediatric palliative care, symptom control and end of life support, opportunities to attain professional and academic qualifications and regular high quality training.

Join our team and be the Nurse you dreamt of.

If you want to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people with serious or life limiting conditions, in an environment where your professional development is paramount and you have access to high quality training, Demelza could be the place for you.

We have opportunities within our Eltham and Kent hospices as well as within our community nursing teams.

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