Information And Support Assistant

Categories: Care.

Fixed term contract to 31 December 2013
Salary: Band 3 £20,347 – £23,344 (pro rata) per annum inclusive
Hours: 22.5 per week

St Joseph’s Hospice is one of the UK’s largest hospices and is based in the East end of London serving a culturally diverse population. We provide high quality specialist palliative care for patients with life limiting illness, including non-malignant diagnosis in a variety of settings including community, out-patient, day hospice and an in-patient unit.

Within our community engagement hub called Finding Space we offer a drop in Information and Support Service to patients, their families and carers and members of the general public.

This is an exciting time of change for the Information and Support Service at St Joseph’s Hospice and we are seeking an Information and Support Assistant with a strong work ethic and commitment to providing a high quality service. Under the direction of the Macmillan Information Specialist you will assist in the day to day delivery of the Information and Support service. 

You will need to have excellent communication and inter-relational skills, be self-motivating, with the ability to manage your workload flexibly. The ability to understand the information and support needs of people with life limiting illnesses, families and carers is essential.

For further information, and to arrange informal visits, contact Rachael Yearwood, Macmillan Information Specialist on 020 8525 3140 or email 

Applicants are subject to enhanced DBS check (previously CRB).

Application form and job description via website (click current vacancies) or telephone Human Resources on 020 8525 6068

Closing date for completed applications: Thursday 19 September 2013

Interview date: Friday 27 September 2013

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