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Head of Children’s Services

St Andrew's Hospice
Post date
4 March 2021
Closing date
25 March 2021
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
On request
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Are you looking to make a difference with your next role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen, due to a significant restructure, for an experienced and committed Head of Children’s Services at St Andrew’s Hospice Grimsby.

As one of the local leading providers of palliative and end of life care, St Andrew’s Hospice is a highly successful and forward-thinking charity with a turnover of c£5m, offering both adult and children’s services. With an excellent reputation both in the local community and beyond, we reach over 800 patients and their families in North East Lincolnshire and our wider catchment area of Lincolnshire, Hull and East Yorkshire for our children’s services.

In addition, our purpose built hospice houses a growing community hub which offers practical and holistic support through specialist clinics, bereavement support services, carer groups and complementary therapies to outpatients as well as being open to the local community. Some of these services have seen significant impact due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the team are being innovative and adapting their ways of working to continue to reach out and support very vulnerable people.

As an operational manager and member of the hospice leadership team reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of all aspects of Children’s services including in line with the Hospice strategy reflecting the vision, mission and values of the Hospice, ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered.

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse on the NMC register, educated to degree level with a passion to deliver high quality palliative care.

In return, we offer a competitive salary package, which includes contributory pension scheme, excellent training, development and membership of a supportive team.

For further information please contact:

Karen Higgins, Director of Clinical Services on (01472) 350908 Ext. 278

To apply for this role and for a more detailed candidate brief and job description and Hospice Strategy document please Visit “Vacancies” at

Closing date: Friday 26th March 2021

All completed applications to be returned to the HR Department.

All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
St Andrew’s Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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