We currently have nurse vacancies at our Worcester hospice!

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There’s more to being a children’s hospice nurse than meets the eye… 

Working at Acorns as a Palliative Care or Hospice Nurse means you can truly make a difference in the lives of others. You’ll provide exceptional care to babies, children and young people, every single day

You’ll be part of a talented clinical team working in an environment that’s not only highly specialised, but also bright, colourful and home-like. We provide fun and stimulation to all children, regardless of ability.

Acorns is a playground for artists, athletes, musicians and explorers – a place where lasting friendships are made!

Fill out the form below to find out more about what makes working at a children’s hospice so special. We’d love to arrange a hospice tour for you so you can see first hand the type of holistic care our nurses provide. You will hear directly from our incredible teams about why they joined Acorns and what they love most about caring for local children and their families!

Visit our Worcester hospice

Why choose a career in hospice care?

Hear from some of our Nurses about why they love working at Acorns Children’s Hospice.

You’ll be employing a wide variety of skills, but also have ample opportunities for growth and learning. Outside the day-to-day clinical needs, you could be planning food choices, organising trips or supporting family and friends.

We also offer continuous learning and development through our very own Acorns Academy – a comprehensive program that gives you the opportunity to gain new skills, expand your knowledge, and achieve the success you deserve.

Our nurses’ typical shift patterns are: 
12.5 hour day: 7.30am – 8.00pm or 9.00am – 9.30pm 
12.5 hour night : 7:30pm – 8am 

Learn more about the two types of nurses in our hospices: Palliative Care Nurses and Hospice Nurses. 

Working at Acorns 

  • Pay enhancements for Saturdays (30%), Sundays (50%), and nights (50%)
  • Part time, full time and bank roles available
  • Time to care for the children and young people
  • Homely, child-centred environment
  • Mapped Career Pathways with professional development opportunities
  • Access to Blue Light Card discounts
  • Continuation of current NHS pension scheme or contribution to group personal pension plan
  • NHS pension scheme life assurance or Acorns group life assurance
  • Free parking  

Nurse vacancies

We have nurse vacancies at the Worcester hospice! Reach out to our team by filling in the form below, or email recruitment@acorns.org.uk.

For those interested in learning more about becoming an Acorns Nurse, our Talent Acquisition team is happy to arrange a tour that works with your schedule. 

Please fill out the form below to schedule your tour!

Register your interest in Nurse vacancies at Acorns