Community Support Worker Level 2

£25,057 – 26,591 per annum (FTE)

37.5 hours per week (Full or part time considered)

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are currently supporting around 250 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much, much more.  It costs more than £4m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 10% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

To provide and ensure a high standard of holistic care to children and young people with life limiting/life threatening conditions, primarily in the home and other community settings.

To create and provide opportunities for children and young people to experience play, social interaction and learning. To help support the transition of young adults, 14-25 years of age.

The requirements:

To fulfil the role effectively you will need to be a cheerful and positive person with experience of working with children and young people with life limiting conditions.  You will need to have a wide range of clinical skills, including in-depth knowledge, communication and practical skills that caring for these children and young people demand.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Diane Hollingworth, Community Care Team Manager, by emailing diane.hollingworth@bluebellwood.org

Download job description and person specification here

Download Bluebell Wood Application Form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected]

Closing date:      3rd April 2019

Interviews:         16th April 2019