Nursery Nurse or Support Worker

Categories: Community Engagement.

Nursery Nurse or Support Worker

Full and part time hours available.
Salary approx £14,958 per annum (depending on qualifications & experience)

ellenor are the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley, West Kent and Bexley. Our services include adult In-patient and Day Therapy at the Hospice in Northfleet, and 24 hour Hospice at Home for all ages. Our strategic aims recognise our role in leading the development of services to the wider community at the end of life, and we see an increasing role in education and training and as a coordinator for providing the best possible palliative care to more people and families.

We are currently recruiting for a Nursery Nurse or Support Workers. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Children’s Hospice Care team as part of our Respite service.

The children and young people we work with are aged 0-19 and have life limiting or life threatening conditions. We provide 1:1 care for children in their own homes, as well as a range of group activities for children and families. The needs of the children and families vary greatly and you will be required to demonstrate understanding and sensitivity to the complex emotional and physical needs of the children and be able to work flexibly to support these needs in a variety of settings, often working independently. A caring attitude towards children and their families and a willingness to work some evenings and weekends is essential. A qualification in child care would be desirable. Training and opportunity for development is provided.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. Support with professional development will be provided. An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

For informal enquiries please contact the Respite Co-ordinator; Tina Humphreys on 01474 320007.

To apply visit the Join Us page on our website at to print an application form or e-mail or phone 01322 221315 to leave your details to be e-mailed an application pack. Please quote reference number 161202 and where you saw this advert.

Closing date: 28th December 2016.

ellenor provides specialist hospice care for children, adults and families in their own homes, in hospital or in our hospice. To find out more about our work please visit

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

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