Nurse Practice Facilitator - Band 6

Location Barnet
Job type Permanent
Salary £36,070 - 42,712 per year
Reference 161992

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Nurse Practice Facilitator to work based in Barnet.

The salary for this permanent Nurse Practice Facilitator job is £36,070 - £42,712 per annum.

Shift Pattern:

  • Full Time 37.5 week - to include evening, nights and weekend shifts


  • Support with the education and development of our care team
  • Provide clinical and holistic care and support to children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families
  • Manage care planning, symptom control and end of life care
  • Supporting the care team with their education, development and IPC
  • Ensuring holistic care is family-centred, needs-led, evidence-based and meets all statutory requirements
  • Applying competent clinical decision making and practice
  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care plans to meet the children’s needs
  • Undertaking end-of-life care and provide symptom management including assessment and planning
  • Delivering post-death care
  • Contributing to the caseload management including managing referrals, ongoing and annual assessment, care delivery and transition
  • Responsibility for delivering safe and appropriate care
  • Undertaking day to day management, supervision and appraisal of staff
  • Participating in the 24/7 out of hours clinical on call service for the locality as required
  • Ensuring all risks associated with care delivery are managed effectively with incidents or concerns being reported / followed up in line with our policy
  • Undertake appraisals of Band 5 Nurses and Specialist Carers
  • Actively contribute towards quality assurance and practice development activities e.g. audit, benchmarking, service review, reflective practice and action learning
  • Effectively work within the legal, ethical and professional frameworks applicable to children’s palliative care
  • Share professional expertise with colleagues, providing support and training as applicable
  • Responsibility for maintaining and updating own professional practice
  • Acting as an ambassador for the charity, maintaining positive and effective communication with other agencies involved with families receiving our services
  • Any other reasonable management requests
  • Work within legal and charity guidelines, ensuring compliance with CQC and other statutory regulations
  • Work within Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice administrative and IT systems and guidelines and be aware of, and comply with the relevant rules and policies
  • Undertake further duties that may arise as the work of Noah’s Ark continues to develop

Requirements of the Nurse Practice Facilitator:

  • RN Child / RSCN
  • Active NMC Registration
  • Thrive on responsibility - you'll get great autonomy within a hugely supportive small team
  • Promise to dedicate themselves to the babies, children, young people and families who we support
  • Take opportunities with open arms, always err on the side of saying ‘yes’ and you’ll have a clear voice which you’re not afraid to use
  • Be flexible with your time because you know that the charity will be flexible in return
  • A ‘can-do’ nurse
  • Able to thrive on the adrenaline of a busy day, whilst confidently and directly solution finding, as well as demonstrating flexibility, the sky will be the limit at Noah’s Ark
  • A passion for helping to develop others
  • Mentor qualification or willingness to work towards
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree or diploma or other professional training
  • Significant post registration experience with demonstrated experience of delivering care to children and families in a health care setting
  • Experience of assessment, development, implementation, delivering and evaluation programmes of care across a range of environments
  • Evidence of working within a professional multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of managing a small group of staff and resources on a day to day basis, including practice supervision, mentoring and appraisal
  • Experience of working in a palliative care service
  • Experience of working with learning and physically disabled children and young people/mental health needs
  • Experience of providing community care services
  • Experience of working with volunteers either personally or professionally
  • Knowledge of current legislation relating to our work
  • IT literate
  • Knowledgeable of children’s palliative care
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to undertake a wide range of clinical tasks
  • Take responsibility for own learning and have a willingness to grow and learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solution focussed
  • Able to plan and manage own time
  • Able and willing to work within a palliative care environment
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Able to develop effective working relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure, juggle workload/multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to use common sense, good judgement and initiative in potentially challenging situations
  • Ability to provide on call clinical care i.e. able to respond out of hours
  • Willingness to provide flexibility to travel and work outside normal working hours where required
  • Familiarity with the geographical area the hospice covers
  • Full UK driving license with access to a car
  • Willing to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Application (DBS)
  • Be aware of the confidential nature of the work of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice


  • Work in a positive working environment as part of a passionate team
  • Receive a competitive and flexible benefits package (including pension, flexible working, 25 days rising to 30 days annual leave and life assurance)
  • Receive advanced clinical training and career development
  • Holidays - starting at 25 days per year rising to 30 days per year with length of service
  • Flexible holiday (buy and sell) scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan


This Nurse Practice Facilitator job is advertised by Craig Osborne; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.