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Thank you for your interest in working for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice and in our charity shops which we regularly have vacancies for, covering East and West Sussex.

 

You can also view current job vacancies at St Barnabas House, our adults’ hospice based in Worthing, West Sussex.


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Care Support Worker – Community

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (part-time hours considered)
Salary: £20,440 pa

Chestnut Tree House, near Arundel is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire. We provide specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Community Service delivers care to children and young people (CYP) with Life Limiting and Life Threatening conditions across Sussex and South East Hampshire. We provide respite care to CYP enabling them alongside their families to enjoy life to the full. At the end of a CYP’s life we are able to provide specialist care and symptom management to enable the CYP to stay at home, if this is their choice.

We are seeking an experienced Care Support Worker with excellent communication skills for this exciting opportunity to work within the East Sussex team in supporting this service. Working flexibly within the 24/7 on-call service, you’ll demonstrate clinical excellence and maintain consistently high standards of individualised care and bereavement support.

This is a challenging yet rewarding role and requires dedication and commitment to ensure children and young people are at the centre of care. For further details and an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrea Ferns, Acting Clinical Lead on 01903 871803.

Although this role is based at our Eastbourne office you will be out in the community and will also be required to travel to Chestnut Tree House, near Arundel for training and meetings.

A car and current UK driving licence are essential.

Ongoing recruitment – apply now!

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

Benefits included:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (additional annual leave after 5 & 10 years’ service)
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership