Every moment counts. Every memory matters. Come and join our nursing team as a Team nurse and provide exceptional care and support to children with life limiting and life threatening conditions.
Qualification requirements: Applicants for this role must have RSCN/RN (Child Branch) - Diploma or Degree, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, RGN or RN Adult and have two years' post-qualification experience of working with children with complex needs. You will be based at the Wiltshire or Dorset Hospice and work across Wiltshire and Dorset in the homes of the children we look after.
Our service is rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. Julia’s House supports more than 140 families across Dorset and Wiltshire, in the community, at our hospices and in our families own homes. Team Nurses get the chance to spend time with the children and their families, developing strong relationships with families and meeting their individual needs. You will have the ability to work both in a team and independently and work using your own initiative as well as accessing and contributing to the skill base of the wider team.
You will work with a team of Carers, Nurses, Team Nurses, Senior Team Nurses and Lead Nurses in a supportive environment. As a Team nurse you will responsible for the delivery of high quality clinical nursing care to meet the diverse individual needs of the children and young people. You will have experience in clinical nursing assessment, planning and delivering care which will be evidence based in conjunction with Julia’s House policies and procedures to deliver safe care to children and young people with complex needs that will often change. You will feel confident in using your clinical judgement and making autonomous decisions about nursing care requirements. You will participate in an on call rota system to provide telephone advice for staff and families. You will have Day-to-day management of the client base, including the deployment, supervision and teaching of Care Team members. You will have opportunities to broaden your skills with excellent training and development. If you are passionate about hands on holistic family centred care and are keen to utilise your skills, knowledge and expertise in a variety of settings then apply to join our team.
These roles are a 35 hours per week permanent contract. Ideally you will work a flexible 35 hours per week, however part-time may be considered, with a minimum of 28 hours per week.
A full driving licence and use of a car for business purposes are essential; and all positions are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.
Flexibility will be required to cover days, evenings, weekends and occasional nights. There are no set hours for contracted staff, our care is provided at the times requested by our families and is therefore variable. Rotas are prepared at least 6 weeks in advance.
Members of the NHS Pension Scheme may retain membership on joining Julia's House. We offer 30 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro-rated for part-time staff), an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and a Death in Service scheme.
Please complete the attached Application Form and Equality & Diversity Survey
Completed Application Forms should be returned via email email@example.com or posted to HR Department, Julia’s House, Ground Floor, Allenview House, Hanham Road, Wimborne BH21 1AG
The Job Description and Person Specification are also attached below.
Julia’s House is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our clients, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
As part of our values, we are committed to supporting equality, diversity and inclusion. Everyone is welcome and supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us. Based on our current staffing profile, we have identified that there is an under-representation of: (a) individuals of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, so would especially welcome BAME applicants for any of our vacant positions; and (b) males, so we would welcome male applicants for any of our vacant positions and specially for any care and nursing roles.