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Derian At Home Commmunity Nurse RSCN/RN (child) or RGN/RNLD with relevant experience

Derian House Children's Hospice
Post date
18 February 2020
Closing date
16 March 2020
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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 the last 26 years.

  • 37.5 hours per week, worked on rotating shifts including nights, weekends and bank holidays
  • On Call
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised meals
  • Shift enhancements for weekend / night / bank holiday shifts
  • Continuation of NHS Pension scheme or option to join Derian pension scheme
  • Training & Support for professional development

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 team. You will have the highly rewarding opportunity to 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. There will be opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development within the role.

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.

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 these positions or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Clare Grady-Smith, Derian at Home Team Leader, or a member of staff from the Senior Care Team on 01257 233300.

The application pack can be found on our website or by contacting our HR department on 01257 233300. Please return completed Application forms to:

Closing date for Applications is 9.00 am Monday 16th March 2020
Interviews to be held W/C 30th March

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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