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Rapid Response Team Associate Palliative Care Nurse Specialist (Band 6)

Post date
4 March 2024
Closing date
19 March 2024
Wirral Hospice Claire House
£35,400- £42,700 Depending on experience
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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Associate Palliative Care Nurse Specialist to work as part of the Rapid Response team in all Claire House settings, WIRRAL Hospice, Liverpool Day therapy unit and the community setting.

This role will be to provide specialist palliative and end of life care for babies, children and young adults in the setting of family’s choice hospice, home or hospital.

You will be expected to participate in the 24/7 on call service and available to work flexibly over a 7-day period. As a band 6 post you will have the opportunity to work along side and gain knowledge and skills from our Specialist multidisciplinary team and become competent in caring for a diverse group of patients from perinatal to young adults and every age in between.

Key skills for this job include:

Experience of complex care/palliative and/or end of life care

  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Ability to work in a small team
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to network with internal and external professionals
  • Flexible and responsive
  • Resilient car driver.

At Claire House we are passionate about providing the best possible care tailored to meet the individual needs of babies, children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, as well as providing support to their families.

Our wider multidisciplinary team provides symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care, as well as planned and emergency short breaks both at the hospice, Liverpool day therapy unit and in the community.

Dedicated family therapeutic support and counselling is provided for all the family on an individual or group basis.

Claire House is the place where you can make a real difference for children and families from across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales as well as a great place to develop your career.

We can offer you:

• A commitment to help you learn, develop and grow your career with us with significant opportunities for professional development and training.
• Clinical Supervision and wellbeing package.
• Opportunity to maintain or develop advanced clinical skills
• The chance to gain knowledge and expertise in palliative and end-of-life care and complex health care.

You can continue with your NHS superannuation scheme or join the Claire House pension scheme. Free parking available. Enhanced payments for unsociable hours.

If you would like further information, please contact either:

Lesley Fellows Nurse Consultant/ Integrated Care Service Lead. Tel:  0151 334 4626

or book onto the recruitment day on March 7th, 2024, by clicking here:

Applications can be found on the Claire House website, click here.
Claire House wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy and will appreciate your help and co-operation in completing the Equality and Diversity form here.

Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date for applications: March 19th, 2024

Shortlisting recruitment and interview day will be 4th April 2024

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

This organisation’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Registered Charity No. 1004058

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