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Senior Sibling Support Worker

Organisation
Children's Hospice South West
Post date
29 April 2024
Closing date
12 May 2024
Location
Bristol
Salary
£26,391 - £30,785 pro rata
Hours
32
Contact email
recruitment.cf@chsw.org.uk

Senior Sibling Support Worker
Permanent Contract
Charlton Farm, Wraxall, Bristol
From £26,391 – £30,785 pa pro rata – plus enhancements for unsocial hours

Join our team for a rewarding career – 98% of staff agree that they are proud to work for CHSW.

About Us

Children’s Hospice South West provides care and support for children with life limiting conditions. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Sibling Support Worker to join our friendly team where you will be able to really make a difference to the lives of the children and families who we support.

Where you will be working

Charlton Farm is situated in beautiful surroundings in Wraxall, at the edge of Bristol. Set in imaginative restorations of listed farm and farm buildings, the hospice has a homely feel and yet provides stunning and spacious accommodation for the whole family, making the most of short and precious lives.

The Role

In this role you will provide supervision and support to the Sibling Support Workers and manage the day to day running of the Sibling Service at Charlton Farm. Key responsibilities include providing supervision and support to the sibling workers and managing the day to day delivery of the sibling service. In addition ensuring safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, meeting the specific needs of the brothers and sisters of children using the hospice, providing activities and opportunities for play to ensure their stay is a positive experience and together with the Care Team, providing emotional support, including bereavement care when needed.

The Successful Candidate

A relevant play or youth work qualification and previous experience of working with children in providing play and recreational activities is essential. A flexible approach to working days and activities is essential to support the hospice and changeable needs of the families. Our care team work rotating shifts, which will include bank holidays, and weekend shifts.

What we offer

  • 33 days (plus bank holidays) holiday entitlement, which increases with service
  • enhanced sick pay scheme rising up to 6 months full and 6 months half pay
  • personal pension scheme with 7% employer contribution
  • family friendly policies, with enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services and employee assistance programme
  • group life insurance scheme
  • training and development opportunities
  • environmental and green agenda
  • a supportive and inclusive environment
  • a chance to make a real difference

Training

Full on-the-job training and a comprehensive induction period will be given relevant to the role as well as ongoing training and development opportunities.

How to Apply

Please apply by visiting our website and completing our online application process12th May 2024. If you have any questions, please use our email to contact us and speak to one of our HR team today. Anticipated interview date is TBC.

CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all employees must obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. Charity Registration Number 1003314.

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