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Care Team Leader

Childrens Hospice South West
Post date
21 June 2022
Closing date
29 June 2022
Barnstaple - Little Bridge House
FTE £35,951 - £40,027 per annum
32 - 40 hours per week
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Are you an excellent communicator, motivated and passionate about children’s palliative care? This is an exciting time to join our team as significant investment is made in adopting a new care model to reflect our adapted ways of working, and focus on staff and service development.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic clinical leader with a passion to making a difference to the lives of children with life limited conditions. In this role you will be a key part of the hospice care leadership team ensuring that care standards are high, care delivery is responsive and reflects the model of hospice, that families are engaged and the team is well led and supported.  As Team Leader Care (TL) you will work as part of the care leadership team. Working under the Senior Care Team Leaders (STL) you will provide direct care and leadership to members of the team, overseeing the delivery of safe, high-quality care to the children and their families. You will also provide direct line management to a named group of staff and a caseload of children and their families.

To be successful you will be/have:

  • RSCN – RN Child (or RGN with substantial paediatric palliative care experience and willing to undertake further learning in this field)
  • clinical experience and competence, including extensive post qualification experience working with children/adults with a life-limiting/life-threatening condition, including at end of life, chronic illness or disability in a variety of settings; acute, community
  • leadership and management experience, with lead responsibility for a shift, ward, department or team
  • the commitment and ability to champion the values and behaviours of Children’s hospice South West delivering our services reflecting the ethos of the organisation

To find out more please and arrange an informal discussion with the Head of Care, contact HR on 01271 325270. To apply please visit our website

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