Community Support Worker Level 2

£25,809 – 27,388 per annum (FTE)

37.5 hours per week 

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 300 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.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment, company pension scheme, UK Health, free parking, 33 days annual leave, discounted meals and the satisfaction that you are providing a much appreciated service.

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Judith Bentley, Head of Care on 01909 517360, or email [email protected]

Download the job description and person specification here.

Download your 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:      9th December 2019

Interviews:         18th December 2019