Activities Assistant - Milton

Activities Assistant - Milton

Fixed Term - Full time(37.5 hours per week) | £16,900 - £19,800 per annum

Closing date: 05/03/2018
Interview date: 14/03/2018

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. 

 Working as part of the Care Team you will plan and deliver activities appropriate to the needs and wishes of children, young people and their siblings and family members, before and into bereavement, in the hospice - and in the community - as required.

You will have a recognised professional qualification (e.g. NVQ, BTEC or Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) at level 3, in children’s Health and Social Care, or Care Learning and Development, or an equivalent). You will also have  a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience  working with children and families in a health/social care/educational therapeutic environment. 

Benefits include free parking, subsidised meals, generous annual leave and pension package (including the option to continue with an NHS pension if already contributing)

For more details please visit www.each.org.uk/jobs or contact Human Resources on 01223 205189. 

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment

 



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  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad

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