Long-Term Ventilation Support Worker - Paediatrics
Royal Hospital for Children

Job reference: 062413

Location: Royal Hospital for Children

Job closing date: 11/08/2021

Job posted date: 28/07/2021

Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 30

Department: Paediatrics

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

You will work as part of a team supporting a stable ventilator dependent child within the hospital setting and to continue that support independently within the home and wider community with support from a registered paediatric nurse.  You will deliver care to the child by carrying out specific care tasks after completion of a competency based training programme. In the hospital environment, assignment of work will be by the Registered Nurse.  You will work supervised and exercise initiative within the scope of the role when providing patient care, however, a trained nurse will be available for advice and guidance. In the community you will work independently to assist the parent(s) in direct delivery of care for their stable ventilated child. This will include a range of duties that will form part of a care plan that has been previously agreed with parents and qualified nursing staff.  It would be desirable if you have a SVQ level 3 or equivalent.  It is essential that you have previous child care experience and that you hold a current driving licence. The shift pattern for this post is flexible to meet the needs of the service.

​​​​​​​Informal Contact

Elspeth Jardine, Ventilation Service Coordinator on 07966946548

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.


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