Care Services Nurse - Children

Recruiter
Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children
Location
Rugeley
Salary
NHS pay scale Band 5 or Band 6 (£11.20 - £16.00 per hour) depending upon experience
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced registered nurse who is looking to make a real difference to the lives of disabled and terminally ill children in the UK? Do you have a caring, empathetic personality and experience at working closely with vulnerable families? This is the ideal person we are looking for to join our dedicated nurse team within our Care Services department.

Care Services Nurse
Ref: NL78
Location: Cannock
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary is paid on a 4 weekly basis; rate of pay is NHS pay scale Band 5 or Band 6 (£11.20 - £16.00 per hour) depending upon experience

Working as a nurse at Newlife, you will be part of a team that really does change lives on a daily basis. No two days will ever be the same within this fast paced department as our nurse’s work closely with families and external professionals to ensure that the child and family’s needs are met.

This person will work on our dedicated, informative nurse helpline, speaking to families who often have no-where else left to turn, providing information on conditions, on how to access key services within the NHS and other support organisations. This nurse will be the friendly listening ear on the other end of the phone providing support at all times.

This nurse will also have responsibility for taking enquiries about Newlife’s equipment grant service, Emergency Equipment Loans, Play Therapy Pods, Comfort Capsules and Newlifeable. They will interview families and professionals to understand the urgency and individual needs of the child and family before ensuring that all applications meet our essential criteria. They will routinely speak to professionals such as O.T’s and Physio’s to ensure that the equipment provided meets the individual needs of the child and family.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a real difference, who has an understanding of what families of disabled and terminally ill children are going through and is both caring and professional when speaking to both families and professionals on a day to day basis. 

Every day our Care Services Departments sees the real impact that having the right equipment at the right time can have on the lives of a disabled child and their family. 

Closing date for applications: 25th August 2017

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the job details and application form. 

Please note we only accept CV’s as accompanying documents to Newlife application form.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud to be Positive about Disability.

No agencies please.