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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Symptom Management Nursing Service

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
22 September 2021
Closing date
19 October 2021
£39,289 to £44,945 per annum
Full or Part-Time (0.8 FTE or above)
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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. As Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will provide advanced level symptom management, care and support to children with life-threatening illnesses and complex health care needs living in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and North East and West Essex as part of the EACH Symptom Management Nursing Service.

You will participate in an on call rota, triaging telephone calls and undertake face-to-face visits to deliver the symptom management service across the whole EACH catchment area as required.

This 24/7 service provides support for children and their families at home and clinical leadership advice and support to children receiving core hospice services across EACH.

The team, consisting of 12.5 wte (nurses and matrons), acts as a point of contact for symptom control and management issues for professionals and teams within the regional managed clinical network (MCN); and with the increasing capacity within the tertiary based Specialist Palliative Care Team.

The successful candidate can be based at any of our sites in Ipswich (Treehouse Hospice), Norwich (The Nook Hospice) or Cambridge (Milton Hospice).

To view the full job description, please click here

To apply, please complete our online application form.

Closing date: 19th October 2021

Interviews: 3rd November 2021

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