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Sibling Worker, Children’s Hospice South West

Organisation
Children's Hospice South West
Post date
27 April 2018
Closing date
9 May 2018
Location
Charlton Farm, Charlton Drive, Wraxall, North Somerset BS48 1PE
Salary
£10,964 - £13,457 pro rata rising to £11,183-£13,726 on 1 July Plus enhancements for unsocial hours
Hours
24 per week
Contact email
recruitment.cf@chsw.org.uk

We are seeking a personable, engaging and creative individual to join the sibling team at Charlton Farm. This vacancy is being offered as a part-time position (24 hours over three days) per week.

Key responsibilities include 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. 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 include bank holidays, and weekends.

Our hospices provide unique, homely and fully equipped workplaces. Benefits include unsociable hours payments, competitive holiday entitlement, home cooked meals on shift, continuous training from our Education Team and opportunity to join our group pension scheme (where applicable).

Application Packs are available from our website www.chsw.org.uk or, request a pack by post or email; call 01275 866627 or email recruitment.cf@chsw.org.uk

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