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Groups and Events Coordinator

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
4 June 2024
Closing date
25 June 2024
£25,147 - £27,596 pro rata, experience dependent
Part-time, 30 hours x4 days over 7 working days
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care. We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

Groups & Events Co-ordinator

The Nook Hospice, NR14 7PX

Part-Time, 30 hours per week, x4 days over 7 working days

Permanent Contract

Salary £25,147 – £27,596, pro rata, per annum, depending on experience

Care Salary Band: Band 4

*A Full UK Driving License and use of own car is essential for this role*

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunity for some hybrid working
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Subsidised meals
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Are you:

An enthusiastic, friendly people person and enjoy problem solving?
Organised and possess great communication skills?

Do you have:

Experience of managing groups of people of many ages, in a variety of situations?

Responsibilities include:

  • Utilising a variety of administrative I.T programmes (including Excel, PowerPoint, Canva, Systm 1, Word & emails) to organise, book and confirm attendance at events.
  • Liaising with a wide range of people including care & facilities staff, external organisations, senior leadership as well as the families and young people.
  • Undertaking risk assessments to ensure the safety of those at events.
  • Liaising with external organisations to enhance the charitable offers that create a natural network of support to underpin the events.
  • Support the wider team to deliver events at the hospice setting and at external venues, including undertaking risk assessments, liaising with catering and facilities teams, creating flyers and text for advertising and liaising with marketing and communication team.

The role:

You would co-ordinate the planning of sessions and in collaboration with the wellbeing & care teams, oversee the delivery of groups, events and activities to meet the identified needs of babies, children, young people and their family members in the hospice and community.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact:

Michelle Attrill – Locality Wellbeing Lead – The Nook – 01603 967596 –

To apply for this role follow this link

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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