Registered Nurse (Nights)

£36,950.55 - £39,796.05 FTE ( £19.20 - £20.67 per hour) from January 2022 plus 10% for weekend hours
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
24 hrs per week, 52 weeks
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

National Star College is a specialist further education college for young adults aged 16-25 years with complex physical and learning disabilities.  Our staff team is a community of people dedicated to supporting our students to achieve their aspirations.

We have just agreed a salary increase of 5% across all our jobs from January 2022 to recognise the commitment and dedication of our staff.

All new staff joining National Star will also be eligible to receive a welcome bonus of up to £250 (pro-rata) upon successful completion of their probation.

We are recruiting part time (24 hours per week) , registered nurses to work nights at our long term living accommodation, Foundation House which is based in Gloucester. The role is to provide waking night nursing cover between 8pm and 8am, to the residents who have a range of conditions including respiratory.

Recent and ongoing competency within respiratory care and management of Tracheostomy/Laryngectomy is essential.

You will be supporting residents with complex disabilities and caring for the physical and mental wellbeing of young adults who may present with respiratory, epilepsy and other associated requirements. Working alongside well trained care staff you will be responsible for the health care of residents within the accommodation.  The role includes developing comprehensive health plans, medical procedures and protocols and liaising with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.

You will be supporting and developing non-qualified staff in the medication processes and empowering residents to develop skills and knowledge in relation to their wellbeing.  Management of medication, liaising with GP’s, pharmacy and consultants is part of the Nurse role at National Star.

You will be developed and supported in all aspects of your role by the Registered Manager (not necessarily nurse qualified) and receive clinical supervision from one of the organisations lead nurses.

If you are interested in joining our team, please use the link to complete your application.  Alternatively please send your cv to or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 ext 3203 for further information or an application form.

The salary for this role is £35191 - £37901 FTE - (£18.29 - £19.69 per hour) rising to £36,950.55  - £39,796.05 FTE ( £19.20 - £20.67 per hour) from January 2022 plus 10% for weekend hours

How to apply

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.


Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.


We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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