To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing a high standard of holistic care and support to children and young people from 0-18, and their families. • To manage shifts providing leadership to the team, ensuring that all care is delivered in accordance with HDH policies and procedures. • To lead and support junior members of staff, students, and volunteers, including carrying out staff 1to1’s and appraisals. • To support and deputise for the Clinical Leads as required. • To contribute to the planning and provision of training and sharing of knowledge within the organisation, in collaboration with the Learning & Development Team.
Helen & Douglas House is a warm and unforgettable place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, life affirming, holistic, and impactful care. Our teams are passionate about making the experience as patient focused as possible. A wealth of staff training and support underpins the challenging yet rewarding work that our multi-disciplinary team do. You will be caring for patients to a standard you always hoped would be possible. You will be providing holistic, family centred and tailored care to meet the needs of each child and their family; by adapting a flexible approach and employing your excellent communication skills you will act as a resource to help empower and advocate for families. Your key objective of optimising quality of care will include promoting partnership working with the family and other healthcare professionals, volunteers and doctors and putting the best interests of the child at the forefront of care by making informed choices regarding end-of-life care.