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Community Staff Nurse – East Sussex – Chestnut Tree House Hospice, Arundel

St Barnabas Hospices
Post date
21 February 2022
Closing date
8 March 2022
East Sussex - Chestnut Tree House Hospice, Arundel
F.T.E. £31,670 - £36,150 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
30 – 37.5 hours per week
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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.

This is an exciting role for an experienced nurse to provide nursing care in the community setting. The post holder will predominantly work in the community, managing a caseload, providing skilled palliative nursing care to all Children and Young People accessing Chestnut Tree House services.

This role will suit a dynamic individual who will be able to deliver respite care within the home and take the Child or young person on fun outings and access day care at the hospice.

The post holder will have responsibility for key working, supporting both children living with life-limiting conditions and their families. They will be supported with a comprehensive clinical skills training programme and will also be developed and supported to provide end of life care in the home setting.

This role is suited to a dynamic and innovative individual who is committed to service improvement and supporting young adults in transition.

For further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact CTH Managers 01903 871822.

Due to the remote location of Chestnut Tree House and work within the community, access to your own transport is essential.

Clinical Benefits: 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, the option to join Healthcare Cash Plan & Corporate Rate Gym Membership

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.

All staff who are required to work within/visit the hospice will be required to have both vaccinations against COVID-19 (and in some cases, the booster vaccination too). Please discuss this at interview stage, if you have any questions or concerns.

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit our website for an application form and job description. Alternatively, you can contact the HR department or collect one from one of our many charity shops.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

The information provided on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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