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Julia's House
Post date
7 April 2021
Closing date
2 May 2021
Dorset & Wiltshire
Pay is dependent on experience and we pay an additional £3,000 Paediatric Uplift. (Band 5 equivalent)
35 hours per week permanent
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Every moment counts. Every memory matters. Come and join our nursing team as a nurse and provide exceptional care and support to children with life limiting and life threatening conditions.

Qualification requirements: Applicants for this role must have RSCN/RN (Child Branch) – Diploma or Degree, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, RGN or RN Adult and have two years’ post-qualification experience of working with sick children. You will be based at our Dorset or Wiltshire Hospice and work across Dorset/Wiltshire in the homes of the children we look after.

Our service is rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. Julia’s House supports more than 140 families across Dorset and Wiltshire, in the community, at our hospices and in our families own homes. Nurses get the chance to spend time with the children and their families, developing strong relationships with families and meeting their individual needs. The successful candidate will have experience of caring for children with complex needs. You will have the ability to work both in a team and independently and work using your own initiative as well as accessing and contributing to the skill base of the wider team.

You will work with a team of Carers, Nurses, Team Nurses, Senior Team Nurses and Lead Nurses in a supportive environment. As a nurse you will responsible for the delivery of high quality clinical nursing care to meet the diverse individual needs of the children and young people.

If you are passionate about hands on holistic family centred care and are considering developing a career in a children’s Hospice we will support you by offering opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally. You will have opportunities to broaden your skills with excellent training and development.

Flexibility is required to cover days, evenings, weekends, school holidays and occasional overnights. There are no set hours for contracted staff, our care is provided at the times requested by our families and is therefore variable. Rotas are prepared 6 weeks in advance.

Members of the NHS Pension Scheme may retain membership on joining Julia’s House. We offer 30 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro-rated for part-time staff), an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and a Death in Service scheme.

For an Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification please go to our website, email or phone the HR Department on 01202 644220. Completed Application Forms should be returned via email or posted to HR Department, Julia’s House, Barclays House, 1 Wimborne Road, Poole BH15 2BB.

The above post will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Julia’s House is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our clients, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. Based on our current staffing profile, we have identified that there is an under-representation of: (a) individuals of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, so would especially welcome BAME applicants for any of our vacant positions; and (b) males, so we would welcome male applicants for any of our vacant positions and especially for any care and nursing roles. We also welcome applications from people living with a disability.

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