Student nurse placements

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices offers placements to second and third year child branch student nurses. Our student nurses are from the University of Surrey, Kingston University or University of West London.

Students will be allocated a mentor prior to the start of their placement and they will spend at least 40% of their time with this mentor.

Students can be based at Christopher’s, Shooting Star House or with our Hospice at Home Team.

We do consider requests for elective placements from overseas nurses, learning disability student nurses and child branch nursing students studying at other universities.

You will need to provide the following:

  • Details of the course that you are studying
  • What year of study you are in
  • University contact details
  • Dates of your placement request
  • Preferred location for placement
  • Your aims and objectives for the placement

Prior to any elective placement you would need to provide proof of ID and university status, also you would require a current DBS check.

All student placement requests should be sent to studentenquiries@shootingstar.org.uk