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Symptom Management Development Nurse

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
11 March 2024
Closing date
21 March 2024
Milton Hospice, CB24 6AB
£35,392 - £42,618 per annum, experience dependent
37.5 hours per week
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About Us

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

About the Role:

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking & Subsidised meals
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Are you:

  • Enthusiastic?
  • Hard working?
  • An autonomous worker?

Do you have:

  • Some paediatric palliative care knowledge and experience?
  • A passion to provide high quality evidence based care?
  • Great communication skills?
  • Good time management skills?

Responsibilities include:

  • Working to complete a nurse development programme in order to become a palliative care clinical nurse specialist.
  • Building up to working autonomously to provide holistic, evidence based, advanced level nursing care to BCYPs with life threatening or life limiting conditions
  • Undertaking clinical assessments / consultations using face to dace, telephone and virtual methods initially with support but gaining independence until competent to complete on own
  • Managing a caseload within the EACH catchment area
  • Develop, review and evaluate comprehensive symptom management plans
  • Work collaboratively as part of a 24 hour “on call” rota. Initially with a buddy but working up to completing on own when able.

Closing date: 21st March 2024

Interviews: 25th/27th March 2024

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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