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Siblings Team Worker

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
21 September 2021
Closing date
5 October 2021
Helen & Douglas House, 14a Magdalen Road, Oxford, Oxon, OX4 1RW
£28,500 to £35,500 per annum
37.5 hours per week
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We have an exciting opportunity to expand our Siblings Support Team!

Are you the dynamic, effective, independent professional we are looking for to join our team? Are you seeking a new challenge? Then you may be the person we are looking for.

You will need to have experience in working with children in a therapeutic capacity on 1:1 basis as well as experience in organising and facilitating activity groups for the children with a small team including volunteers, You will be an excellent and discrete listener and communicator. You will need to be self-aware and able to maintain a good home/work-life balance.

The sibling support team offers vital support to the siblings of patients using Helen & Douglas House services. The sibling support team is part of a wider team including family and bereavement support workers, social worker, youth and transition worker and outreach nursing, and work alongside the Care Teams to deliver integrated, well-communicated care and support to families’ pre and post bereavement. This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours), and in return for your work we can offer you a competitive salary of £28,500 – £35,500 per annum, with an anticipated recruitment range of £28,500 – £31,000 per annum.

For further details about the role please see the job description.

What Next? To apply for the role and view the Job Description please follow the link below;

The closing date for this vacancy is Midnight, Tuesday 5th October 2021.

Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young people and their families through exceptional hospice care. We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together. As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and value the benefits of a diverse workforce. We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community.

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