Fixed term for 1 year (maternity cover)
Salary: Band 7 £37,286 – £47,306 per annum inclusive
Hours of work: 37.5 per week
An excellent opportunity exists to join our Big Lottery funded Live Well Information and Support Service (LWISS). The Live Well Information and Support team manager will lead and manage the service. They will be responsible for provision of the service at our Live Well facility situated in the community hub at St Joseph’s and for outreach information and support in City & Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham. The post holder will need to work in a flexible manner, adapting the service to meet the needs of a socially and culturally diverse client group including those with communication difficulties.
The post is based at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney. You will manage a team of staff and volunteers and be responsible for this pioneering community based service which offers information, drop in, peer support and self-management opportunities for people affected by a life-limiting illness.
The successful applicant will have experience of managing staff and volunteers, budget management and experience in service development. You will have highly developed communication skills and be committed to service innovation.
The job will be based at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney in East London. Some local travel is essential. Full support and training will be given in all aspects of the job by the hospice. The post holder will be directly accountable to the Head of Supportive Care.
We offer 27 days holiday plus 8 public holidays and excellent pension scheme.
Applications are subject to enhanced DBS check (previously CRB).
For further information, please contact Rachael Yearwood, Live Well Information and Support Team Manager on 020 8525 3130.
Application form and job description via website http://www.stjh.org.uk/workvolunteer-us
or telephone Human Resources on 020 8525 6068.
Closing date: 25 April 2016
Interview date: 4 May 2016