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In-house Nurse

Organisation
Bluebell Wood children's Hospice
Post date
9 April 2024
Closing date
3 May 2024
Location
South Anston, Sheffield
Salary
£31,146.00 to £36,087.00 pa (FTE)
Hours
Full and part time available
Contact email
david.lawley@bluebellwood.org

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young people whose lives are just too short. Our aim is to reach every family that needs our help and to offer them the very best choice of care. Did you know that every year we need to raise £5m to keep our doors open and only around 20 percent of our income comes from government sources? The rest has to be raised through fundraising activity.

Our services include short overnight stays and community breaks at home or in the hospice. We also support the whole family from diagnosis with our multi-disciplinary Family Support team who provide counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy and much more. Our care team supports these families in our modern, purpose built building. All our rooms/bedrooms have a homely feel. We have a sensory room, spa pool, cinema room and six acres of gardens.

We support families from a large geographical area, including South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, North Derbyshire and parts of North Lincolnshire. The hospice is easily accessible from Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster, Sheffield and North Notts. We have free secure on-site parking for families and staff to use.

The role

As part of re designing our services, we are currently seeking three children’s nurses with post registration experience, to join our In House Care Team. You will be working as part of a supportive team consisting of Team Leads, Nurses and care support workers and allied health professionals. Working as part of a team you will provide a high standard of holistic care and be able to balance opportunities for children to experience play, social interaction and learning alongside managing the diverse nursing needs of the children staying with us.

We are looking for resilient, enthusiastic individuals who want to deliver high quality, evidence based paediatric palliative care.

From 1st April 2022 all direct care provision and/or close contact roles at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice require full COVID vaccination as a Condition of Deployment. The role of Nurse falls into this category.

The requirements

To fulfil the role effectively you must be NMC registered and have relevant clinical experience and be able to work flexibly and collaboratively across the care services.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave (pro rata) with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay – following six month probationary period
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced statutory maternity pay
  • Enhanced statutory paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Access to UK Healthcare’s DoctorLine
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Uniform
  • Eligible for NHS Blue Light Card
  • Eligible for The Company Shop

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Kate Kelly, Head of Care, on 01909 514 360, email kate.kelly@bluebellwood.org

Download the job description and person specification here https://www.bluebellwood.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=d8611e80-f010-4bb5-b1ec-4e312e59839b

Download your application form here https://www.bluebellwood.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=bc427666-b7a1-4d57-a4ec-516bbaf1b6ed

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to recruitment@bluebellwood.org

Closing date: 3rd May 2024

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