Temporary 12 month post (maternity leave cover)


About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-limiting 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, music therapy, counselling, sibling support groups, family fun days, 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 challenge:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Sibling Coordinator to join our Family Support Team for 12 months to cover maternity leave.


The role:

To coordinate support services for siblings of families accepted to Bluebell Wood from the point of referral through to post bereavement support.  To ensure services are inclusive and accessible for all siblings, ensuring an integrated approach to support children and young people’s social, physical and emotional wellbeing.  To facilitate the provision of ongoing emotional support to siblings in conjunction with the Family Support and Care Teams, ensuring available support is appropriate and timely.


The requirements:

To design, maintain and facilitate good quality service provision for siblings. working closely with the wider hospice team.  Facilitating group work for siblings, encouraging and promoting peer support and also offering one to one support through home and school visits.  Regular evening and occasional weekend working will be required.


How to Apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Amy Panton (Sibling Coordinator) on 10909 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:   13th September 2019

Interviews:      26th September 2019