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Ref no:
CHS00085
Published:
23/6/2022
Closes:
22/7/2022
Location:
Rachel House Avenue Road Kinross, KY13 8FX
Salary:
£27,735 - £32,132 per year per annum
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

 Our service is expanding and we have an exciting opportunity for Staff Nurses within our Outreach Service based in Kinross

Commutable from Edinburgh, Stirling, Dundee

Full time, £27,735 - £32,132 (pro rata) + 10% shift allowance, and car allowance

 “When Louise took my hand, I knew I would never be alone. The care my son received and the support we had as a family at the toughest time imaginable in our lives was truly a life-line", CHAS parent

Benefits

·        Full time colleagues work 3 shifts per week

·        All working patterns considered: full time, part time and flexible

·        Generous holiday and sick pay

·        Continuation of NHS pension scheme for existing members

·        Lothian Pension Fund membership available

·        Employee assistance programme (which includes free access to counselling, financial advice

·        Occupational sick pay and maternity pay

·        Free on site parking

·        Regular clinical supervision

·        Comprehensive induction programme

·        Access to ongoing education and development opportunities

 

Would you like to work with remarkable colleagues and meet extraordinary children and families? Would you like to be part of a team providing a flexible and responsive service, whilst delivering holistic person centred palliative care to babies, children and young people, in their own homes?

This is a really exciting time to join Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – Scotland’s national children’s hospice service. Our multidisciplinary team of staff and volunteers share an authentic passion for delivering the highest possible standard of care to babies, children, young people and their families.

Following the expansion of our outreach team in response to the Pandemic, we have a number of Staff Nurse vacancies in our CHAS at home, Kinross team

Are you a dynamic and innovative nurse, who is seeking a new challenge, which will stretch you in a way that few other roles can. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! 

As a staff nurse in CHAS at home, you will provide holistic palliative care, end of life care and respite care for the child and their whole family primarily in their in own home.  You will have the opportunity to use your existing nursing skills and knowledge, complemented by the education, clinical supervision and 1:1 support we provide to develop yourself to deliver an excellent standard of nursing care and support in the community.

You will support the senior staff nurses to deliver the work of the CHAS at home, Kinross team in maintaining excellent standards of nursing care. You will work in partnership with the family, and other CHAS colleagues, as well as our colleagues in the NHS, local authority, other third sector organisations, and volunteers, to put the best interests of the child at the forefront of care.

About You

In order to provide a high standard of nursing care in our hospices, and to help CHAS achieve its objectives, you will have:

  • A registered nurse qualification.
  • A degree or evidence of equivalent experience.
  • Experience of assessing, planning, organising, implementing and evaluating nursing care for children, young people and families.
  • Experience of working with whole families to provide education and support in managing a child or young person’s condition.

About CHAS

·        At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the devastating news that their child has a life-shortening condition. We aim to offer them care and support to empower them to make the most of the time they have together. As a Staff Nurse, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.

 

Our children’s palliative care nurses report great satisfaction in being able to provide high quality nursing care in childrens own homes with exciting career development opportunities.

 

How to Apply 

Please go to our recruitment website at https://chas.current-vacancies.com/ for further info.

 

For an informal chat about the positions, please contact Michelle Henvey Senior Charge Nurse for Outreach 07780 461057 or email michellehenvey@chas.org.uk

 

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our Recruitment team on 0131 444 3293 or by email at careers@chas.org.uk

 

This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

 

Closing date:         22 July 2022      Interview Date: 8 August 2022