Children's Palliative Care Nurse (RGN/Childrens/RNLD)
Greenwich, London, Greater London, England
Heart Healthcare are currently representing a well respected charity based in Eltham, South East London who are searching for Children's Palliative Care Nurses.
PURPOSE OF ROLE
- To provide holistic nursing care and support to children and young people with life limiting/life threatening conditions and their families/carers, utilising the skills, knowledge and expertise of the qualified practitioner in a variety of situations, working on their own initiative and accessing and contributing to the skill base of the wider team. Working in collaboration with other services to best meet the needs of the child/young person and their family.
- To safeguard all children and young people accessing services; by responding to concerns raised in a timely and appropriate manner and effectively escalating these in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Assess, plan, evaluate and deliver high quality nursing care to meet the diverse and individual needs of children/young people and their families.
- To work with other team members to ensure that plans of care are carried out to the agreed standard.
- To identify and escalate significant changes in a child/young person’s condition or well-being, outside area of competence.
- To deliver prescribed end of life care, evaluating child/young person’s presentations/observations and utilising evidence based resources contribute to clinical reassessment.
- To establish professional relationships with children, young people and their families and members of the multi-disciplinary team, including showing empathy and understanding when communicating complex information where they may be barriers to understanding.
- To record accurately and contemporaneously, using relevant system.
- To deliver post death care of the body and support the wider family.
- Represent the facility at external multi disciplinary meetings presenting the needs of the child/young person and the service professionally and effectively (from 12 months post registration)
- To promote working relationships within and across all sites, and with service users and families.
- To work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
- To proactively seek and participate in regular supervision sessions to enhance experiential learning and advance practice and to actively encourage other nursing staff to do so
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- £ 25,000 - 42,000 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job Level
- Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 17 Oct 2016
Closes 24 Dec 2016
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