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Children’s Nurse

Children's Hospice South West
Post date
2 September 2019
Closing date
30 September 2019
St Austell, Cornwall
£25,755-£32,634 per annum (FTE)
28-40 per week
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We are offering this unique opportunity for an experienced Children’s Nurse to join our multi-disciplinary care team at Little Harbour, St Austell.

We provide respite, palliative and bereavement care for children with life limiting conditions on a one-to-one basis. We aim to recruit friendly and enthusiastic staff who are motivated to really make a difference to the lives of the children and families who visit us.

Working as part of a friendly team, Little Harbour offers a beautiful, homely and fully equipped workplace. In these roles our staff have the time to build relationships with children and their families whilst they are at the hospice and between visits and this helps to make these incredibly fulfilling roles.

25 – 40 hours per week, worked on rotating shifts including nights, weekends and bank holidays. 12.5 hour shift pattern available.

£25,755 – £32,634 per annum pro-rata. Plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working.

Additional benefits of working for us include the opportunity to maintain NHS superannuation, generous holiday entitlement, free onsite parking and continuous training and development opportunities.

Applicants should be experienced in caring for children with life-limiting conditions, complex needs or chronic illnesses. Please telephone 01726 871800 if you would like to speak to a Senior Team Leader or our Head of Care about the role, or to speak to the HR Team please call 01726 871819.

Closing date: Monday 30th September 2019
Interviews: TBC

Please note if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date we reserve the right to close this advert early. We therefore advise applicants to apply as soon as they can.

Under the Health and Social Care Act, all employees of CHSW must apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered Charity Number 1003314.

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Please note we also have opportunities to join our bank team as a Children’s Nurse; further details can also be found on our website.

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