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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.


Head of Care

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £52,490 - £63,920 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Friday 29 November
Interviews expected: Wednesday 11 December

Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions. Chestnut Tree House provides 10 bedrooms and a wide range of community services.

This is an exciting time for Chestnut Tree House and the new post of Head of Care will provide high quality dynamic and inspiring leadership of the delivery of the operational and strategic development of the services across both In-House and Community services, over a wide geographical area. The post requires an experienced Children’s Nurse with experience of working at a senior level across both the In-House and Community setting.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Cathy Stone Clinical Director at cathy.stone@stbh.org.uk.

Due to the remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

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