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Clinical Nurse Specialist – Respiratory & Long-Term Ventilation

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
2 May 2024
Closing date
12 May 2024
The Treehouse Hospice, IP3 8NS
£43,742 - £50,056 per annum, experience dependent
Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
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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.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

*A Full UK Driving License and use of own car is essential for this role*

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 inc Life Assurance
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Are you:

  • Enthusiastic?
  • Hard Working?
  • An Autonomous Practitioner?
  • Excellent at Communicating?

Do you have:

  • Experience of caring for children with respiratory disease and experience in caring for children and young people who require LTV support. High level of paediatric palliative care knowledge and experience?
  • A passion to provide high quality evidence based care?
  • Excellent communication skills?
  • Great time management skills?

Responsibilities include:

  • The post holder will plan and develop, implement and evaluate a specialist LTV service autonomously and alongside the EACH LTV team and wider Multi-disciplinary Team. Ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of clinical care, safety and support.
  • The post holder will act as a lead specialist and will demonstrate a high level of expertise, providing specialist advice, education/training, assessment and care planning and support to health care professionals within EACH and externally.
  • The post holder will be responsible for contributing to the ongoing development of the LTV service, research and standards of care within EACH.

Closing date: 12 May 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 20 May 2024

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

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.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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