Registered Nurse (Day)

FTE £31,992- £33,839 DOE, rising to £33,591.60 - £35,530.95 from January 2022 (+10% for hours worked at weekends)
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
37 hrs / 52 wks
Contract type:
All year post
Cheltenham, Ullenwood
Closing Date:
Job Details:

The National Star staff team is a community of people dedicated to supporting people with complex disabilities 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.

The Role: 

Registered Nurse – Full time and Part time

We are recruiting registered nurses to work at our Main Site in Ullenwood on the outskirts of Cheltenham (Full and Part time) and at our long term residential sites in central Cheltenham and Gloucester (Part time). You will be supporting learners with complex disabilities and caring for the physical and mental wellbeing of 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 learners or 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 learners and residents to develop skills and knowledge in relation to their wellbeing. Management of medication, liaising with GPs, pharmacy and consultants is part of the Nurse role at National Star.


As a proactive and creative practitioner you will have a minimum of 1 years post registration experience in a relevant/related sphere of practice - experience of respiratory care and management of Tracheostomy/Laryngectomy and/or working with people with physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties would be preferred. You will need the ability to prioritise, managing complex, diverse and competing client requirements and be committed to providing a high quality service to our students and their families.

The salary for this role is FTE £31,992- £33,839 DOE, rising to £33,591.60 - £35,530.95 from January 2022 (+10% for hours worked at weekends)

Who are we?

We’re 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.

Our charity runs a specialist independent college for residential and day learners with complex disabilities in Gloucestershire (near Cheltenham) and two further day colleges in Hereford and Wales. We also run supported internships and traineeships, travel training and work in partnership with charities and other organisations across the UK.

We also provide high quality residential long-term living accommodation for young people with disabilities in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford and Malvern.

Our mission is clear and shared by those who work as part of our team. We are committed to playing our part in ensuring that people with disabilities can achieve their potential as equal and active citizens in control of their own lives.

How to apply:

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


Important Information

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. 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 call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

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

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