Registered Nurse (Long term living)

FTE £33,591.92 - £36,176.31 (£17.45 - £18.80 per hour) from January 2022 (+10% for weekend hours)
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
22 hrs / 52 weeks (days) : 24 hrs / 52 weeks (nights)
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

We are recruiting  part time registered day and night nurses to work at our long term living accommodation, Foundation House in Gloucester.  You will be supporting residents who have complex physical disabilities and/or learning difficulties, caring for young adults who may present with respiratory, diabetes, epilepsy and other associated requirements.

Working alongside well trained care staff you will be responsible for the health care of 11 residents.  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 the staff team 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.

If you are an autonomous, confident and competent practitioner, who would enjoy working in a homely residential setting this could be the perfect role for you. Recent and ongoing competency within respiratory care and management of Tracheostomy/Laryngectomy is highly preferred.  National Star will support revalidation and offers excellent internal and external training opportunities. 

National Star offer an excellent working environment, facilities and equipment alongside the experience of working for an outstanding provider with CQC.

Our Day Nurse part time roles will be working 22 hours per week. All nurses work shift patterns that can start at 7:30am for early shifts and have a 10pm finish on late shifts, working every other weekend. 

Our Night Nurses provide waking night nursing cover between 8.00 pm and 8am, and will be working 24 hours per week.

The salary for this role is :

For day nurses : £19, 973 - £21,510  (£33,591.60 - £36,176.70 FTE - £17.45 - £18.80 per hour) from January 2022 

For night staff - £23,968 - £25,813 (£36,950.55  - £39,796.05 FTE - £19.20 - £20.67 per hour). 

Our nurses are also paid a 10% enhancement for hours worked at the weekends.

About us


National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.


How we will reward you


Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation.


Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Award-winning training

Health Shield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

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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