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Clinical Nurse Manager – In-House

Chestnut Tree House
Post date
9 February 2020
Closing date
14 February 2020
Chestnut Tree House, Dover Lane, Arundel
£40,880 - £50,810 depending on experience
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Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an individual to provide high quality, dynamic and inspiring leadership of the delivery and strategic development of our services, exhibiting a clear passion and commitment for our work.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and work within an integrated care service to ensure the provision of a professional family centred service to families and children in a home from home environment or in the community setting.
  • Taking responsibility for the co-ordination of short breaks sessions for families and emergency referrals delegating to skilled team members as appropriate.
  • Contributing to the development and enhancement of care by actively participating in standard setting, clinical audit, within the Clinical Governance framework and in accordance with St Barnabas Hospices and Chestnut Tree House policies and guidelines.
  • Maintaining specialist clinical skills to deliver high quality paediatric palliative care.
  • Ensuring on-going education and development is maintained at all times
  • Taking responsibility for the recruitment and retention of staff, ensuring effective induction and probation periods
  • Participating on the Senior Nurse On-Call service.

For more information contact Emma Frost on 01903 871822

Closing Date: 9 February 2020
Interview Date: 14th February 2020

Due to the remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

Benefits included:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (additional annual leave after 5 & 10 years’ service)
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit for an application form and job description. Alternatively, you can email your CV and covering letter outlining your experience and reasons for applying clearly stating which role you wish to apply for to

We will treat each applicant fairly. The information you provide on your CV and covering letter is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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