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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 Family Support Services

Hours: 37.5 hours p.w.
Salary: £35,370 - £46,290 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Friday 22 January

Interviews expected: w/c 1st February 2021

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex.

We are looking to recruit to the post of Head of Family Support Services to lead a multidisciplinary team in providing comprehensive social work, counselling and pastoral support services to patients’ relatives and families and staff across a wide geographical footprint in collaboration with local health partners and external services.

You will be required to work across sites, so a full driving licence and own transport is essential.

For further information please contact Ellie Hayter, Director of Adult Services ellie.hayter@stbh.org.uk or 07825 696767

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
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

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.

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete an application form attached and return it to hr@stbh.org.uk by the closing date provided.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.