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Staff Nurse – Cinical Community Team – Chestnut Tree House – Hampshire

Chesnut Tree House
Post date
30 July 2019
Closing date
30 August 2019
24,232 - £27,664 pa
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Chestnut Tree House, near Arundel, is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire. We provide specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Community Service delivers care to children and young people (CYP) with Life-Limiting and Life-Threatening conditions across Sussex and South East Hampshire. We provide clinical care and emotional support to the CYP and their family. We provide respite care to CYP enabling them alongside their families to enjoy life to the full. At the end of a CYP’s life, we are able to provide specialist care and symptom management to enable the CYP to stay at home, if this is their choice.

We are seeking an experienced First Level registered Children’s Nurse with excellent leadership and communication skills for this exciting opportunity to lead work within the West Sussex team in delivering this service. Working flexibly within the 24/7 on-call service, you’ll demonstrate clinical excellence and maintain consistently high standards of individualised care and bereavement support.

A car and current UK driving licence are essential and the position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This a challenging yet rewarding role and requires dedication and commitment to ensure children and young people are at the centre of care. For further details please contact Andrea Ferns, Acting Clinical Lead Community Team, on 01903 871803.

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.

Benefits included:
• Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to
continue in the NHS pension scheme
• Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
• Free parking
• Option to join company healthcare plan

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit for an application form and job description.

Alternatively, you can email your CV and covering letter outlining your experience and reasons for applying to clearly stating which role you wish to apply for.

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