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Practice Development Nurse

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
20 April 2022
Closing date
11 May 2022
14a Magdalen Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1RW
£34,541 to £41,000 per annum
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We invite you to join our highly motivated Learning & Development Team as a Practice Development Nurse! We are looking for a candidate to deliver an inclusive education and skills development programme to our dedicated clinical staff. Your role-modelling of evidence-based practice and competency in clinical skills will positively impact the development of our clinical skills framework.

Helen & Douglas House is a registered hospice charity based in Oxford, providing palliative, respite, end-of-life and bereavement care to life-limited children and their families. We foster a climate where team members feel able to openly question, debate and appropriately challenge their own and the practice of others.

In this role you will be encouraged to employ your clinical expertise in every decision that you make. Your valued knowledge and experience will benefit our utterly dedicated nursing teams who are focused on personal growth and achieving clinical excellence.

This is a permanent full-time role, although part-time hours will be considered. This role is Rank 3 and attracts an annual salary of £34,541 to £41,000 per annum dependent on experience. The hours of work are 9:00-17:00 with some flexibility (e.g. when supporting clinical training days or working on a clinical shift). You will be working on site at the hospice, with the opportunity to have some working from home days.

Helen and 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 of service
  • we are a direction agency for the NHS Pension Scheme
  • eye care voucher scheme
  • cycle to work scheme
  • occupational sick pay and maternity pay
  • enhanced maternity leave and shared paternity leave
  • a flexible working environment
  • subsidised staff dining facilities
  • investment in your CPD
  • employee assistance programme
  • recommend a friend scheme.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 11th May 2022.

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions about the role, please e-mail

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. We are an equal opportunities employer and value the benefits of a diverse workforce. We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community.

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