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Band 7 Children’s Outreach Specialist Nurse

Organisation
Helen & Douglas House
Post date
9 January 2024
Closing date
4 February 2024
Location
14A Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RW
Salary
£47,955 - £54,731 per annum pro rata
Hours
30 hours per week
Contact email
recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk

Would you like to make a positive difference to children and their families? Would you like to work for an organisation where you become part of our family, not just an employee? If so, we invite you to work as part of our remarkable team that promotes inclusion, growth and teamwork. We foster a climate where team members are encouraged to openly question, debate and appropriately challenge their own and the practice of others.

Who are we? Helen & Douglas House is a registered children’s hospice charity based in Oxford, providing palliative, respite, end-of-life and bereavement care to life-limited children and their families in Oxford and the surrounding counties. We work in partnership with parents and other multi-disciplinary professionals, providing palliative care expertise and developing clinical skills to ensure the individual needs of our patients are met.

The Outreach Nursing Team possesses a wealth of experience in specialist palliative care, supporting children, their families and professionals involved, with advice, symptom control support and management throughout the palliative care pathway in a variety of community settings within the 6 counties of the catchment area. You will need to be an autonomous practitioner with community experience and have the vision to deliver and support exceptional palliative care within a variety of settings which will make a real difference to children and their families. You will work as part of a wider team of other nurses, doctors, nursery nurses, Family Support Services and Volunteers within Helen & Douglas House as well as working collaboratively with external multi-disciplinary professionals in the child’s own community and help drive our service forward. In return we will provide a nurturing and resourceful work environment, comprehensive training and development opportunities.

This is a part time (30 hours per week) permanent position. Advert will close on the 4th February 2024. Interviews scheduled for the 13th February 2024.

Helen & Douglas House offer the following benefits:

  • Reimbursement of NMC professional registration fees.
  • 27 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising to 28 days after 3 years, and 29 days after 5 years of service.
  • Flexible Annual Leave: buy or sell up to 5 days of Annual Leave per year.
  • Life assurance x4 your annual salary.
  • We are a direction agency for the NHS Pension Scheme.
  • Group Personal Pension scheme with 7% employer contribution.
  • Eye care voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Octopus electric vehicle leasing scheme.
  • Occupational sick pay and maternity pay.
  • Enhanced maternity leave and shared paternity leave.
  • A flexible working environment.
  • Investment in your Continuous Professional Development.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Recommend a friend scheme.
  • Commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. We welcome applications from all areas of the community and run regular in-house EDI-focused events and workshops.

Please note that everyone working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and value the benefits of a diverse workforce. We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community.

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