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Community Team Leader

Derian House Childrens Hospice
Post date
30 June 2022
Closing date
21 July 2022
Chorley, Lancashire
£37,117 - £41,046
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Derian House Children’s Hospice is proud to have been providing high-quality care to children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions for nearly 30 years.

The Derian care team provides symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care, as well as short break respite care to children, young people and their families across Lancashire, South Cumbria and Greater Manchester. Supported by our dedicated community team, family support team, neonatal services and young people’s services we are able to provide a wide range of support and care in a variety of settings.

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our Derian at Home Community team as a team leader. Working with the Community Services Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a small team of nurses and support workers who provide respite, palliative and bereavement care for life-limited children and their families in the comfort of their own home. Having the chance to build relationships with children and their families helps make this a particularly fulfilling role. Previous community experience is desirable.

Derian House is the place where you can make a real difference for children and families and a great place to enhance and develop your nursing career. Derian staff are actively encouraged to further develop their skills and knowledge in accordance with their career aspirations. As an employer, Derian House is committed to investing in training to support this development.

So if you feel you are able to help us provide the best possible care to meet the individual needs of children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and provide support to their families, we’d love to hear from you.

For further details about this position or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Clare Grady-Smith, Community Services Manager 01257 233300.

Further information can be found on our website or by contacting our HR department on 01257 233300.
Please forward your CV with a covering letter stating how you feel you meet the essential criteria for this role to:

Closing date for applications is 9.00 am Thursday 21st July 2022
Interviews to be held Thursday 4th August 2022

Registered Charity Number 1005165
Derian House is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

Successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

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