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Are you an experienced Paediatrics professional, looking to make a big difference to to lives of seriously and terminally ill children? Are you seeking a part time, flexible role in the charitable sector? Do you want to be part of a brand new, ground breaking scheme?

If so this could be the ideal opportunity for you, please get in touch today! 

Our client is a charitable organisation who’s mission is to provide support for children and young people who are sick and in medium to long -term hospital care, are seeking a Paediatrics Coordinator to join their team on a part-time, permanent basis.

They are seeking a personable, organised and reliable professional to get their At Home Project off the ground and optimise its potential to support and save seriously/terminally ill children and their families. The  ideal candidate will be a band 6 Paediatrics Nurse with relevant experience in the NHS/Hospital/Local Authority care/commercial care sector/relevant charity. They will be keen to make a difference where it matters most. 

Benefits:

  • Brand new provision, with the opportunity to make your mark
  • On-going training and support
  • Established charity with excellent funding routes
  • PERMANENT employment (not related to funding)

As a Paediatrics Coordinator, you will: 

  • To take responsibility for the launch and development of the At Home Project in Wandsworth, South London.
  • To provide assessment, emotional support and guidance to children and families on a case by case basis and to manage a caseload of around 20 children at any one time, approximately 200 children per year.
  • To work as a key member of the core team in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation day to day and its integration of this project in its service offering.
  • To work with the Hospital Team and to act as a catalyst and support to better transition support for children moving between Hospital and Home settings, between or after bouts of care.
  • To ensure accurate and accessible systems, and records, including support and progression markers and relevant communications with all stakeholders.
  • In time, to work with the CEO to develop peer support mechanisms for parents, to help address the support gaps such parents/carers face when their child is so ill.  
  • To support partnerships working and development across all stakeholders and potential partners, including local authorities, NHS staff and the business and wider community.

To be successful as a Paediatrics Coordinator, you will:

  • Be well versed in Community/NHS care settings, especially in the care of children and young people, and by extension, with their parents and families.
  • Ideally, A car driver with access to your own vehicle and a license with no more than three points, although London transport links are exceptional.
  • Willing to work on a flexible hybrid pattern initially from home and from a small office or to hot desk within hospital settings.
  • You are emotionally mature and sensitive to the emotional needs of children and families in such a challenging and anxious situation, or in the case of bereavement
  • Be a qualified Paediatrics Nurse, operating at Band 6

In return, my client is offering an annual salary of up to £40,000, pro rata, depending on experience. Please note, this is a part-time, permanent position.

If you are interested and have the relevant experience, please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV and we promise to get back to you. As champions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Hooray commit to reviewing every application we receive with complete fairness and equality. 

  • Hooray is acting as an agency on behalf of the client for this position.
  • Our purpose as a business is to pioneer ethical recruitment for a better working world.
  • Hooray is proud to be a corporate member of the REC, the recruitment industry’s leading professional body.
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