Sibling Coordinator

£30,799.65 pa

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 £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

Due to internal promotion, we are seeking a new Sibling Coordinator to join our Family Support Team, to work with children and young people who are the sibling of a child with a life limiting condition.  The role involves providing holistic support from the point of referral through to post bereavement and includes, one to one support, group work and facilitation of a full activity and events programme.

From 1st April 2022 all direct care provision and/or close contact roles at Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice require full COVID vaccination as a Condition of Deployment. The role of Sibling Coordinator falls into this category. 

The requirements:

To fulfil the role effectively you will be a creative and resilient person and able to work flexibly and collaboratively across the care services.

You will have experience of working with children and families who have complex needs, offering support packages that meet their individual requirements.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform
  • Eligible for NHS Blue Light Card
  • Eligible for The Company Shop

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 Sarah Bottrell (Head of Family Support) on 01909 517360, or email [email protected]

Download our recruitment pack here

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:      8th October 2023    

Interviews:         19th October 2023

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