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Service Manager

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
17 November 2023
Closing date
27 November 2023
The Treehouse Hospice, 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 currently seeking a full-time permanent position of Service Manager at the Treehouse Hospice in Ipswich.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and efficient operational management and the delivery of high quality palliative care services to the babies, children, young people and families that access care from East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

This diverse role provides a significant and challenging workload, ensure that we have effective management and governance of quality, safety and risk arrangements in place and whilst working in partnership with the locality Matron and Wellbeing Lead to ensure implementation of clinical practice standards and the evolution of our overall holistic care model.

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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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