Roald Dahl Transition Nurse Specialist for Paediatric Neurodisability (Band 7)

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust are seeking a Roald Dahl Transition Paediatric Neurodisability Specialist Nurse (Band 7).

This is an exhilarating opportunity to apply for this amazing, awe-inspiring and thrilling position of Roald Dahl Neurodisability Transition Nurse Specialist at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

In partnership with Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, we are seeking to recruit a marvellously motivated, engaging and energetic nurse to support children, and their families, transition successfully to adult services. You will be the lynchpin in making a difference, improving patient care and patient experience, celebrating the positive impacts achieved and sharing learning widely.

The successful applicant will empower and support young people with complex physical and intellectual disabilities to transition from children’s to adults’ services gradually, positively and without fear. This is a golden opportunity to make a distinct difference with a group of about 100 wonderful children who await your passion and care.  You will be working with an amazing close circle of fantastic support and resources within Community Paediatric Services and ESHT Transition Services. The community paediatric team are a dynamic group of multidisciplinary professionals including paediatricians, neurodevelopmental nurse practitioners, therapists and psychologists. We place children and their families at the heart of the service and we take pride in our ability to support each other in meeting the goals of the team. We are committed to the ongoing expansion of our service to address the growing health needs of children with physical and/ or intellectual disability. The successful applicant will also join a network of Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses across the UK and be eligible to access the Roald Dahl Professional Development Package which will help them develop their career and the service.

Are you that motivated and energising clinical professional, with knowledge and experience in transition, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to organise and plan effectively and a good all-round knowledge of IT skills? Then we want to work with you and we look forward to receiving your application!

For more information about this fantastic opportunity please contact:

Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability chrysanthos.poullikas@nhs.net or

Transition Nurse Advisor susanna.marsden@nhs.net  

Head of Programmes at Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity sophied@roalddahlcharity.org 07799 831788

Application closing date: 23:59 on 2nd March 2021

Proposed interview dates: 10th and 11th March 2021 (virtually on MSTeams)

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