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Job Summary

Alchemy MedForce is partnering with a palliative care facility who are seeking an experienced Band 6 Registered Nurse (Child) to join their team.

The Registered Children’s Nurse will partner with the nursing team to ensure holistic end-of-life care services not limited to line management, care planning management and palliative care plans.

Key duties of the role include:

  • Provide child end-of-life and post-death nursing care as per the agreed care plan, both within the facility and in the community 
  • Carry out care assessment and planning to enable symptoms to be successfully managed
  • Managing palliative care referrals, conducting care assessments and attending pathway meetings
  • Operating in line with the facilities nursing policies and procedures
  • Consistently promote safeguarding and high-quality standards of care
  • Working effectively as a nursing team, supporting each other to build a safe and high standard palliative care team
  • Provide ongoing clinical guidance and support to other nursing staff, health care support workers and care, assistants, as required 
  • Supporting recruitment management, appraisals and staff supervisory responsibilities 
  • Consistently ensuring that the unit is working according to the NMC code of professional conduct
  • Stay knowledge on best practice, safeguarding and legislation about children’s palliative care and health
  • Carry out risk management, ensuring risks are identified and mitigated to ensure successful safeguarding 
  • Participate in out of hours clinical on-call service when required

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Qualified and experienced as a Band 6 or above RN Child / RSCN
  • Extensive experience within child health care settings delivering high-quality delivering care to children
  • Highly organised, excellent organisation skills, strong communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Experience of working in a palliative care service would be advantageous but is not essential 
  • Ability to problem-solve and undertake a wide range of clinical tasks
  • Successfully able to work independently and also capable of effective nursing team working
  • Flexibility to travel and work outside normal working hours

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Job Summary

Reference: 11307

Location: Borehamwood, Greater London, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 30 Sep 2020