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Continuing Care Assistant

Location
London
Posted
2 Aug 2022
The Community Children's Nursing team is part of an integrated network of services for children in Greenwich providing high quality, specialist child centred care.

While professional experience and qualifications are key for this role, make sure to check you have the preferable soft skills before applying if required.
The team of specialist and generic children's community nurses provides highly skilled, nursing care to children and families with nursing needs in their own homes or community settings.
The Continuing Care Assistant would work with all members of the team where a child required an individualised package of care to provide direct clinical care to named individual babies, children and young people aged 0-19 years with complex health needs including severe learning disabilities and life limiting, life threatening conditions in their home and in various community settings.
This service is provided by the children's community nursing team to deliver 24 hours holistic care on a rota basis using individualised single care plans that have been written by the Lead Continuing Care nurse for a named child. Work will be supervised by an Assistant Practitioner and competency based training will be provided by the Clinical Skills Nurse. Nursing duties will be delegated to them by the Assistant practitioner and by the nurses within the Team.The Continuing Care Assistants report any changes in the child's condition as stated in the care plan to the lead Continuing Care Nurse or a nurse in the Team.
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