Team Leader

£39,117 to £41,512 pa (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 290 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:

We are currently seeking committed, highly motivated, professional and experienced candidates to appoint to our vacancies of Team Leader. We have vacancies within the hospice and Community setting, this is due to a recent expansion of our team.

The requirements:

As one of our Team Leaders, you will be providing and leading specialist palliative care, providing support and operational management on a daily basis to ensure the needs of all children and families are met and ensuring the smooth running of the service. You must be committed to working within a team, providing motivation and inspiration to ensure all staff reach their potential and we deliver the best possible standard of care to all children, young people and their families.

You will be joining Bluebell Wood at an exciting time, we are currently expanding our care team with an emphasis on increasing our community nursing team to enable us to support the child and family staying at home for end of life care if they so wish.

If you have a passion for delivering high quality, safe care with excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills and are able to develop positive working relationships with the clinical multidisciplinary team and wider staff groups within the hospice, we would welcome your application.

In return, you will receive an attractive benefits package. We are a forward thinking, flexible, and supportive place to work and offer you:

  • Support for you to undertake continuous personal development
  • Continuity of your NHS Pension
  • Free car parking

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Lucy Williamson, Head of Care or Susan Wood, Director of Care on 01909 517360 or email [email protected]

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 the application form above and return it to [email protected] 

Closing date:      Monday, 19th August 2019

Interviews:         Monday, 2nd September 2019