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Clinical Educator – Palliative & End of Life Care

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
Post date
1 July 2022
Closing date
24 July 2022
Across all 3 Hospices - Ipswich, Norwich & Milton, Cambridge
£32,348 - £39,619 per annum - Band 6
37.5 hour per week - 30 hrs/job share considered
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

An exciting opportunity within EACH has become available. We are recruiting within our Clinical Education Team. This role will include facilitating, coordinating and delivering training on an exciting new project, which aims to develop and deliver a palliative and end of life care training and education program within EACH and for the children’s workforce across Norfolk and Waveney and extending in time to other areas of the region. As well as being part of the clinical education team to provide education and training of staff at our three hospice locations

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • free onsite parking
  • enhanced annual leave entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • subsidised meals
  • additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% employer contribution
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • life assurance
  • free eye tests
  • cycle to work scheme
  • employee assistance programme

Are you:

  • an experienced children’s nurse looking to specialise in children’s palliative and end of life care, with experience or a keen interest in the delivery of clinical education and training.
  • looking for an opportunity to work across EACH hospices and key areas in the region to support and develop a children’s palliative and end of life care training and education program.
  • someone who can promote a life-long learning philosophy and is interested in professional development and upskilling new and current staff within EACH
  • able to act as a positive role model providing education and training, whilst supporting palliative care development throughout the hospice services and the region

Do you have:

  • an education qualification or willingness to work towards this within a supportive team environment
  • palliative and end of life care experience
  • a proven ability in delivering high quality person centred care to babies, children and young people and their families
  • a kind, compassionate and resilient ‘can do’ approach which matches EACH values
  • excellent IT skills: word processing, use of email, electronic record keeping, and practiced in the use of virtual platforms for remote clinical assessment and consultation

The role:

  • will be based in the hospice nearest your home, and you will be required to work across all three hospice locations on occasions and particularly across Norfolk & Waveney
  • reports directly to the Clinical Education Lead

Responsibilities include:

  • to coordinate, facilitate and deliver a Palliative and End of Life Care training and education program to children’s services across Norfolk & Waveney initially with the prospect of delivering to the wider region in the future
  • developing clinical skills relevant to the children’s palliative care sector and enabling all care team members to become competent autonomous practitioners
  • working alongside care staff, in a supernumerary capacity, to influence change and develop practice. While in the clinical area coaching them while embedding, monitoring, supporting and evaluating the delivery of high standards of practice.
  • appraising new clinical procedures and practices, responding to changes in complexity of care, new treatments and approaches.
  • identifying stimulating and effective ways to deliver training to staff in EACH ensuring relevant clinical policies and procedures are updated and embedded as required
  • developing individual learning programmes with care staff and their managers and support staff to achieve them.
  • developing and delivering bespoke training and education programs within EACH and other areas as directed.

To apply please visit our website

At EACH we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community, in particular from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

As a Hospice we strongly encourage all our staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated including boosters, as this provides the greatest protection to children, families and staff.

Closing date: Sunday 24th July 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 9th August 2022

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