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Activities Coordinator

Chestnut Tree House
Post date
29 April 2021
Closing date
9 May 2021
£15,408 - £16,200
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Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about helping to develop play and activities for children and young people at Chestnut Tree House.

Your duties will include:

  • creating and providing opportunities for children and young people to experience play, social interaction and learning
  • supporting and guiding play and activity volunteers
  • responsibility for planning, implementing and evaluating all activities.

The successful candidate will have a good level of education and experience of working with children/young people, preferably those with complex needs/disability. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate flexibility and availability in response to the needs of the service.

Due to the remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

Benefits included:

  • enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme,
  • up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays,
  • free parking,
  • on-site education support, Option

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please visit our website for an application form. Alternatively, you can contact the HR department (01903 706317) For further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact Emma Frost on 01903 871822

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.
Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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