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Bank Nurse, Rachel House

Are you a children’s nurse seeking a new opportunity? We currently have vacancies on our Bank Register and would love to hear from you.

Salary: £13.40 - £14.82 per hour

Rachel House is one of the two hospices run by CHAS, which delivers the only hospice service of its kind in Scotland. This vacancy for the role of Bank Staff Nurse is an exciting and unique opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and skilled team and to be part of an organisation where everyone is passionate about the work we do.

We provide specialist palliative nursing care to babies, children and young people and as a Bank Staff Nurse you will provide a high standard of family centered care, supporting the needs of babies, children and young people with life shortening conditions and their families.

You will provide specialist palliative nursing care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care plans, and by adapting care plans as appropriate, to meet the complex needs of the children in your care.

In creating a home from home environment at Rachel House you will combine specialist care with forming precious memories through play, arts and crafts, outdoor activities and new experiences; ensuring that Rachel House is a place where children truly come to live life to the full.

You will have a number of opportunities for professional development including clinical supervision and reflective practice and there may also be opportunities to work with the CHAS at Home Team. Shifts will be available on an as required basis, Monday to Sunday and may be a day or a night shift.

Your post qualifying experience of working with and caring for babies, children or young people with complex nursing needs and relevant clinical experience will be an asset. It is essential that you have a registered children’s nurse qualification.

We have just launched our new 3 year Strategic Plan – Reaching Every Family in Scotland’, making this an exciting time to join CHAS. If you would like to join our Bank Register and be a part of our work please click on 'Apply Now' at the top of this page.

If you would like to find out more about this vacancy please contact the Charge Nurse on duty at Rachel House by calling 01577 865 777 or click on the links below:

Staff Nurse - Job Description and Person Specification

Bank Staff Nurse - Summary of Terms and Conditions

Please note this role is subject to a satisfactory PVG application.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The closing date for this round of recruitment is 9 November 2017.


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