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Director of Clinical Services, Helen & Douglas House

Organisation
Helen & Douglas House
Post date
3 July 2018
Closing date
31 July 2018
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Band 8b(£47,092 - £58,217) per year depending on experience
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Contact email
recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk

We have a fantastic opportunity for a pioneering Director of Clinical Services at our amazing children’s hospice in Oxford. We are looking for a confident, high performing and experienced Senior Nurse who is ready for a senior leadership role to develop the clinical service at Helen & Douglas House.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a pioneering Director of Clinical Services at our amazing children’s hospice in Oxford. We are looking for a confident, high performing and experienced Senior Nurse who is ready for a senior leadership role to develop the clinical service at Helen & Douglas House.

Who we are looking for:

You need to be a confident and well organised Registered Nurse in order to lead the clinical care of life limited children and young people. The work you do will have a have a significant impact on the lives of life limited children and their families so if you’re looking for a role where you can shape children’s palliative care for the future then Helen & Douglas House could be the place for you. We are field leaders in children’s palliative care, but without a great team of staff and volunteers we could not provide the level of care and support that we do.

We offer the following benefits:

Attractive working environment.
27 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years and 29 days after 5 years)
We are a direction agency for the NHS Pension Scheme. Membership to the NHS pension scheme is available to employees who have contributed to the NHS pension scheme in the previous 12 months.
Eyecare voucher scheme.
Childcare voucher scheme.
Cycle scheme.
Occupational sick pay and maternity pay.
A flexible working environment.
Subsidised staff dining facilities.
Investment in your CPD.
Inbedded staff support.
The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, is the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for life limited children and their families at our hospice and at home. It is a special place where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.

What next…

If you are looking for a rewarding and supported role in a friendly team and you have the skills and experience for this senior leadership role, we would love to hear from you.

For further details please see the job description. If you have any questions about the role please e-mail recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk or call the People Resourcing Team on 01865 794749.

Alternatively, if you would like an informal discussion about the role before you apply then please call the team, giving your name and contact telephone number, and a senior manager will call you back.

Helen & Douglas House only accept application forms and not CVs or through any other job boards. Please note the closing date for the application will be 31st July 2017 and the interviews will be held on 6th September 2018 in Oxford.

Please note that everyone working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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