Registered Nurse (Night)

£36,950 -£39,796 FTE (+10% for hours worked at weekends)
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
30hrs / week 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

Join National Star as a night nurse and use your skills and knowledge to keep residents and students with disabilities safe and well so they can live their lives to the full.

You’ll be there to support young adults with disabilities to manage their long-term health conditions so they can do the things they want to do in life. Working alongside support staff you’ll help them manage their medication, promoting independence while using your nursing skills to make sure they can lead the lives they choose. It goes without saying that you will be on hand to deliver day-to-day and emergency nursing care as required.

You’ll be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team supporting students and residents. Colleagues will look to you for advice and guidance on health-related matters. Keeping records and health-related documentation up-to-date will be a key part of your role as will be liaising with other external healthcare professionals involved in the care of students and residents.

You are expected to stay awake, alert and active throughout your 12 hour night shifts (8pm – 8am) so that you can respond to staff requests for nursing support or emergency care

When not supporting staff, students and residents we expect you to use your initiative and manage own workload during the night ensuring all time is spent carrying out meaningful tasks. 

Everyone at National Star is committed to playing their part in making sure students and residents are busy living life to the full. Join our team and see the difference you can make to young people with big personalities, and even bigger ambitions to be actively engaged in their local communities.

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

This is a part time role working 30 hours a week over 52 weeks a year.  

The salary for these hours will be £29,959 - £32,267 (£36,950 -£39,796  FTE)   (+10% for hours worked at weekends)

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

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba (subject to COVID restrictions)

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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