Information and Assessment Nurse

Meningitis Now is recruiting a part-time Information and Assessment Nurse to join our support and helpline team

  • Role: Information and Assessment Nurse
  • Hours: 21 hours per week, to include Fridays
  • Salary: £25,000-£28,000 per annum pro-rata (depending on experience)
  • Location: Based at Head Office, Fern House, Bath Road, Stroud, GL5 3TJ

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse looking to use their skills in a different way. The Information and Assessment Nurse will be responsible for providing a high level of support and information across the UK by answering enquires across all our helpline platforms, assessing the needs of individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by meningitis and helping to develop and writing new support and disease information for the public.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join an excellent team passionate about supporting those affected by meningitis. We offer regular hours (no shifts!) with just the occasional evening or weekend working. A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays. There will be some occasional travel within the UK.

Meningitis Now is a bold, brave and influential charity making a real difference in the UK. With our beneficiaries and supporters at the heart of everything we do, our vision is simple – a future where no lives are lost to meningitis in the UK and everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives. 

Join our team and help us to meet the needs of the many thousands of people living with the impact of meningitis.

For an informal chat please contact Claire Donovan on 01453 769075 or Beverly Corbett on 01453 769032.

If you think you have the skills to fulfil this exciting role in the UK’s leading meningitis charity and would like more information, please see the full job description.

To apply, please complete our application form (either complete online below, or by downloading the document) and sending to

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Closing date: 9am Tuesday 22 January 2019

Interviews: Thursday 31 January 2019

Meningitis Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process. The successful candidate will be required to complete regular safeguarding training and undertake a DBS check.

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