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East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
17 November 2023
Closing date
27 November 2023
The Treehouse, Ipswich IP3 8NS
£50,952 - £57,349 per annum, experience dependent
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
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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

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking & Subsidised meals
  • Flexibility of hybrid working (if applicable)
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • 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
  • We are looking for a full-time Matron to join the Treehouse hospice team. The role requires a advanced level symptom management, care and support to children with life limiting and life-threatening illnesses.

Working alongside the Treehouse leadership team and under pinning principles of a professional leader, the Matrons fundamental role is to improve the patients experience and ensure high quality and safe deliver of clinical care.

This role will join the team of two existing Matrons from our Milton Hospice and The Nook, providing clinical leadership and line management for the Symptom Management Nursing Service, with a particular focus on enhancing palliative care services for those living East Anglia.

To apply please click here to visit our website:

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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