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Staff Nurse – Paediatric, Adult or Learning Disability

St Barnabas Hospices
Post date
10 January 2022
Closing date
23 January 2022
Chestnut Tree House, Nr Arundel
F.T.E. £27,300 - £32,730 p.a depending on experience
Hours from 22.5 – 37.5 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.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and passionate nurses (paediatric, adult or learning disability) to provide specialist children/young people (CYP) palliative care as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working in Chestnut Tree House care team.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality, clinical nursing care to children and young people that access Chestnut Tree inhouse care. The post holder will provide clinical nursing assessment and a broad range of interventions for CYP and be flexible in meeting the needs of CYP with life-threatening and life-shortening conditions and their families.

It is an exciting time to join the Chestnut Tree integrated clinical team and be part of our transformation and development of care services. Chestnut Tree has an integrated care team, whilst the post is to predominantly provide inhouse care, the post holder will also have opportunities to support community care and end of life care in children and young people’s homes.

Chestnut tree hospice offers a comprehensive development programme for staff and inhouse training will be delivered to support staff to achieve clinical skills to care for children requiring non-invasive ventilation, invasive ventilation, tracheostomy, enteral care. Training will also be provided to support staff in providing end of life care.

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 further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact the CTH Managers on 01903 871822

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

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

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.

The information provided on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to shortlist you for interview.

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