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St Barnabas Hospices
Post date
22 September 2023
Closing date
12 October 2023
Chestnut Tree House, Arundel
£35,798 - £43,260 per annum depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
37.5 hours per week
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Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

This is an exciting time to join Chestnut tree clinical team whilst we are undergoing service transformation and development. We are investing in a wide range or roles within the clinical team to support our outreach and engagement with children, young people and families.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and passionate Senior nurse to provide Children Young People (CYP’s) palliative care as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working in Chestnut Tree care team. Childrens palliative care involves delivering short respite breaks aimed at having fun and living well with life limited conditions as well as end of life care.

We have a mixture of paediatric nurses, adult nurses and learning disability nurses working in the inhouse team. As a senior nurse you will line manage a small team of junior nurses and care support workers, and demonstrate the ability to lead and inspire to ensure the provision of excellent clinical care.

The post holder will also have opportunities if desired, to develop in and support community short breaks in children and young people’s homes. We are striving for excellence and have new workstreams to support transition, end of life care, learning disabilities, patient experience and patient safety. The post holder will have the opportunity to develop skills and contribute to these areas of development.

This is a challenging yet rewarding role and requires dedication and commitment to ensure children and young people are at the centre of care.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Clinical Managers, 01903 871822.

Due to remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

Closing date: 12 October 2023

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit our website for a job description and application form. Alternatively, you can contact the HR department or collect one from one of our many charity shops. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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