£24,228 - £25,675 (AFC equivalent, dependant on experience)
Barnet (North London) and in the community across Central and North London and Hertsmere.
37.5 hours per week (full time)
12th June 2022
ABOUT THE ROLE
As part of the Specialist Care Team you will be required to facilitate clinical and holistic care to babies, children and young people in our care. You will be required to work in our Woodlands inpatient unit, our families’ homes and in the community, delivering the highest quality family-centred palliative care. You will need to be available to work a variety of shifts across a rota including days, evenings and weekends. There will also be regular travel across our operating region.
Specialist Carers provide care for children and young people with life threatening and/or life limiting conditions and support for their families and carers. This will involve working collaboratively with the family, and internal and external multidisciplinary teams and colleagues. You will use your skills, knowledge and expertise in a variety of situations within the hospice as well as out in the community and in family homes. You will be trained and competent to work as a lone worker in the community. Shift patterns will include a rotation of weekend, bank holidays, early morning/evening and night shifts, which are an integral part of the service delivery.
You will safeguard all children and young people accessing our services, by responding to concerns raised in a timely and appropriate manner and effectively escalating these in accordance with policies and procedures.
You will work with babies, children and young people with life threatening and life limiting conditions, including children with special needs. You will enjoy creating experiences, activities and play for those in your care, as well as working with your team to ensure their clinical needs are met.
You will understand and adhere to policies and procedures at all times, underpinned by competency in clinical skills, and will be supervised by a Senior Specialist Carer and/or Registered Nurse.
A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle for business use is essential to cover our wide geographical operating region.
HOW TO APPLY
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