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Outreach Nurse Specialist, Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
30 August 2018
Closing date
16 September 2018
Band 7 (£33,222 - £43,041) per year depending on experience
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An exciting Outreach Nurse Specialist opportunity has arisen for a motivated registered nurse with excellent leadership skills and extensive community nursing experience.

We are looking for an experienced children’s nurse to act as a point of contact for symptom control, support and management advice for all children and young people throughout the palliative care pathway within the Helen House catchment area.

The successful candidate will:

Be a Registered Nurse (Child branch)
Have a Community qualification or extensive community experience
Have post-registration experience of working with people acute health needs
Have experience of working with patients and families with palliative care needs
Current, full driving licence
The rewards are unique: a caring and nurturing work environment, comprehensive training and support and the opportunity to continue to have patient contact and to deliver high quality care.

The Benefits:

Helen & Douglas House offer the following benefits:
• 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

The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults and their families through exceptional hospice care. We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together. As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.

What Next?

If you have any questions please e-mail or call the HR Team on 01865 794749 if you would like to have an informal chat about the role or a tour of the hospice.

For any internal candidates interested in applying, please contact your Team Leader initially for an informal discussion.

Please complete the application process through Helen and Douglas House website, unfortunately we cannot accept any CV’s by email or via other websites/Job boards.

The closing date for the vacancy is midnight on Sunday 16th September, 2018 and the interviews will be held w/c 24th September 2018.

Staff 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.

To apply please complete the online application form:

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