Children Palliative – Kent

Job Title: Children’s Palliative Care Nurse

Location: Near Gillingham

Salary: Band 5 Equivalent Posts (From £21,388 up to £26,617) + Enhancements for Nights and Weekends

Contract: permanent full time, available immediately

The main purpose of the job is to provide holistic nursing care, respite and support to children with life limiting / life threatening conditions and their families/carers.

The post requires a qualified practitioner able to use their skills, knowledge and expertise in a variety of situations. They need to be able to work using their own initiative as well as accessing and contributing to the skill base of the wider team; this would include managing the shift on a day to day basis with other nurses.

The post holder will work in collaboration with other services, providing care and support for the child, young person and family/carers within the hospice, community and other settings.

Desirable Requirements

Experience of paediatric palliative care

Counselling skills

IT Skills

Experience of delivering end of life care

You will have an opportunity to remain in the NHS pension scheme (if already contributing), or join the  company Pension plan, purchase child care vouchers and receive a competitive annual leave entitlement

Please contact us on 07950 900752 or 07789 883143for an informal chat and application form.

 Candidates must have a valid NMC Pin Number. Candidates must be authorised to work in the EEC.