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Practice Development Nurse – SE London

Demelza Hospice Care For Children
Post date
18 August 2021
Closing date
8 September 2021
Eltham, South East London
£36,791- £43,566
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Demelza provides specialist care and emotional support for children and young people with serious and terminal conditions and their loved ones, across Kent, East Sussex and South East London.

We help with every element of life for a child or young person with a serious or terminal condition by providing tailored care. From diagnosis through to end of life and bereavement services, we’re there for that journey.

Our practice development nurses play a key role in the development and implementation of the Clinical Governance strategy for Demelza Hospice Care for Children. They are instrumental in the delivery of high-quality care by working alongside colleagues to ensure clinical governance is embedded into practice.

This role is based in South East London with expectation to travel to Kent and East Sussex to support staff as service needs require. Full driving licence and access to own vehicle for business use – or access to reliable transport arrangements – will be essential.

The successful applicant will work regularly within the hospice and out in the children’s homes in order to identify practice issues and provide relevant education and training where needed.

Facilitating clinical supervision, delivering and facilitating training and supporting the attainment and maintenance of care competencies are integral to the post.

Developing and renewing policies and procedures that relate to Clinical Governance, supporting audit activity and managing risk, delivering education training and mentoring activities in response to clinical incident reporting will be expectations of the post holder.

Please note this role may involve working remotely for a temporary period due to COVID-19.

Apply now to join #TeamDemelza and be part of our passion and dedication to be there when we are needed the most. For an informal chat please call Jane Streeter, Clinical Governance and Quality Team Leader, on 07739 034364 (Tuesday-Thursday).

Closing Date – Wednesday 8th September 2021

For more information and to apply for this role, please visit our website –

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