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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2022.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner- Paediatric/Neonatal

Job Reference: J175-A-21-0702

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People
Band 8A/8B

Advanced Clinical Practitioner- Paediatric/Neonatal

Up to 37.5 hours per week flexible to meet the needs of the service

Band 8a/8b Agenda for change (dependent on experience)

Be part of the senior nurse on call out of hours Rota


Role Summary:

This role is part of our new service model which aims to meet the needs of more families, not just within in the Hospice building, but also in our local hospitals and reaching out in to our communities.

We are looking for a Paediatric or Neonatal Advanced Clinical Practitioner with experience in palliative care and a non-medical prescribing qualification.

You will have the ability to work autonomously; planning, implementing and evaluating the care of CYP in the Hospice who are on a Palliative Care or End of Life pathway, including symptom control.

You will be supported by an expert multi-disciplinary team, including Dr’s, Nurse Specialists, Support Workers & therapists.

For full details on the role responsibilities and requirements please view the job description and person specification.


Benefits of working at Rainbows:

In addition to Agenda for Change pay scales, we offer a range of benefits including:

- NHS pension

- Free Car parking

- Shift enhancements

- Subsidised freshly cooked meals while on shift

- Access to facilities such as pool and complementary therapy

- Career progression (where applicable)


About Rainbows:

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People is a 10 bedded Nurse led unit based in Loughborough Leicestershire. We are a multidisciplinary team that provides holistic, urgent short beaks, palliative and end of life care for children and young people (aged 0-25) from across the East Midlands who have complex and palliative care needs, including those who are technology and ventilator dependent. We also provide care to our children and young people at home and Our Family Support Team offers bereavement and community support for the whole family.

“Working here at Rainbows allows me to deliver the nursing and care I always dreamed of. If I can make a small difference, make their day better in the smallest way, then that’s enough for me” Anne-Marie, Nurse. At Rainbows, patient led care is at the Centre of what we do, ensuring that our children and young people have fun, socialise and make the most of the time they have.

All positions are subject to an enhanced and barred DBS check.

Proof of full COVID vaccination will be required if successful in the role.

The demand for the incredible care Rainbows provides is increasing and is more important than ever. Come and be part of something amazing. Come and be part of the Rainbow.

For more information about this role, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Julie Taylor, Executive Nurse- Director of Clinical Operations on 01509 638038 or via e-mail





Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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