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Children's Complex Care Coordinator

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We have an opening for an enthusiastic nurse to join our complex care team at Sandwell. They will be responsible for the clinical and professional management of the team and care packages we provide for.

The post holder will participate in the planning, development and delivery of care of the complex care service and also palliative care. This includes the management of staff and a caseload of patients. The post holder will be flexible and work shift patterns over seven days a week to cover the 24/7 service provision. The post holder will participate in an on call service for families in receipt of complex care provision. To provide improved outcomes for patients by improving the quality of care within Children Palliative and Continuing Care Services, with special focus in complex care.

This is a part time post 22.5 hours per week

Main duties of the job

Develop a referral pathway, which aims to provide a co-ordinated approach for palliative and continuing care children.

To provide support and training to respite carers and nurses within the team.

To liaise with health care professionals in the adult arena of palliative and continuing care to arrange transition of care packages of children up to 18 years of age.

To provide bereavement support and resource information for the staff, family and the child.

Demonstrate advanced practice in holistic assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care within their own speciality.

To develop appropriate information systems and ensure documentation systems are in place to assist in high-level delivery of care.

Conduct training needs analysis, using the results to develop and deliver a programme which ensures the practice development of those nurses caring for their patients in the speciality.
Overall human resource management responsibility for both continuing care and palliative care teams which includes absence management, staff well being, recruitment and retention activities and performance management in accordance with agreed policies, procedures and protocols. Coordinate nursing activities within the teams, ensuring that there is an appropriate skill mix for the patient caseload within available resources

About us

The Children's community team are a CQC 'outstanding' rated service, we are looking for someone who is highly motivated, caring and passionate about nursing.

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further information regarding this role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

    Person Specification



    • Post registration experience acute/community
    • Supervisory experience
    • Experience of prioritising and managing a caseload
    • Experience of both clinical and formal teaching



    • First level nurse (RSCN / RN child branch)
    • ENB 998 (Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice /D33/D32), or equivalent course

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust


    West Bromwich

    B71 4HJ

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