Care Team Nurse

Closing Date: 11/02/2022

Salary: £32,619.00 - £38,336.00 per annum, dependant on experience (pro rata for part time)
Hours of Work: 39 hours a week, with a requirement to work unsocial hours including evenings, weekends and nights (Permanent/Full time/Part time vacancies available)
Contract type: Full time, Permanent

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medically exempt) by Friday 1 April 2022 to be able to fulfil this role.

Martin House provides care and support to children and young people with life limiting illnesses, and to their families. The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire.

As a valued member of the clinical care team, you will join a unique, award winning and vibrant team providing symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care, as well as planned and emergency short breaks both at the hospice and in the community. We offer 1:1 nursing and the opportunity to working as part of the MDT team made up of a variety of skilled members including art and music therapists and a 24 hour medical team.

In return, we will support your wellbeing and offer you a learning environment to develop your skills and competencies in paediatric palliative care, supported by our Nurse Practice Educators.

We are looking for fun and friendly candidates with a children’s nursing or learning disabilities qualification who have a significant level of hands-on post qualification experience.

Our ideal candidate
  • will need to have knowledge of current legislation relating to children and young people including best practice in safeguarding children
  • will support the wider team to ensure high standards of holistic care are delivered
  • be able to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, care and end of life care plans to meet the diverse and individual needs of children, young people and families
  • has a genuine interest in making a difference, in palliative care with children and young adults
  • be willing to take part in flexible shift work to include early mornings, evenings and weekends
Our benefits include
  • 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays,
  • recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).
  • occupational sick pay, matching NHS terms and conditions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • free car parking
Please complete an application form, referring to the job description and person specification or for further information contact Charlotte Walker, Deputy Director of Clinical Services, by email cwalker@martinhouse.org.uk or by telephone on 07958083587.

This advert will close when a suitable applicant is appointed, so please apply as soon as possible.
If you have not heard from us within one week of submission, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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