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To apply for one of our vacancies please download an application form below and email to HR@ellenor.org. 

For those who may require a reasonable adjustment at interview or during employment, you may download and complete the disability adjustment form and submit it alongside your application.       If you require any assistance during this process please email HR or call 01474 538 555

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Children's Care Assistant

Children’s Care Assistant  

Salary: £22,368 (Pro Rata)

Hours: 22.5 per week

                            (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday – 7.5 hours a day between 8:30 am to 18:30 pm)

       Location: Northfleet Kent

Do you dream of being able to deliver truly person-centred quality care and would like to be able to make a difference to a family struggling to manage their child’s ill health along with the other demands of caring for their family? If these are the things that would give you job satisfaction, then a career in the ellenor children’s team may be just what you are looking for.  

ellenor is a hospice charity in Gravesend providing palliative and end-of-life care within the local community. At ellenor, we value inclusivity and are focused on providing high-quality services with compassion and care.

We offer professional development opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension scheme (with the option for NHS Pension Scheme members to transfer their pension), an employee assistance program, discount schemes, a generous annual leave allowance, and much more.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Providing 1:1 or 2:1 care to individual children and young people with life-limiting / life-threatening conditions in their own homes or other community settings. 
  • Planning and delivering group activities and social events for children and young people aged 0 to 19.
  • Working in partnership with the child and family sensitively and professionally, to ensure that the child's emotional, social, and physical needs are met in a way which enhances their quality of life.
  • Undertaking a range of duties to support the personal care needs of the child / young person.
  • Full training and support to meet any complex healthcare needs and the opportunity for further professional development are provided.

Essential Criteria:

  • Level 3 NVQ Health & Social Care or equivalent or willing to undertake.
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Understand the concept of confidentiality.
  • Experience in undertaking basic personal care tasks.
  • Be able to undertake physical work e.g. moving and handling and use specialist equipment when trained to do so.
  • Full UK Driving License.

For informal enquiries, please contact Megan Watkins by email at megan.watkins@ellenor.org or at 07818 689903.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date: 16th June 2024

ellenor is committed to recognising and valuing people’s differences and promoting an inclusive environment for everyone. We are committed to recruiting and retaining an outstanding and diverse team of individuals who will work together to support our patients and their families at one of the most difficult times of their lives.

Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

Salary: £9,543 per annum (£22,368 per annum pro rata)

Hours: 16 hours per week

Week  1   Monday 12-6pm, Tuesday 12-6pm, Wednesday 10-2pm

Week 2 Monday 12-6pm, Tuesday 12-6pm, Wednesday 2-6pm

(Weekend hours, with weekday flexibility if required)

Location: ellenor, Coldharbour Road, DA11 7HQ

 

ellenor is a charity and a specialist palliative care provider for adults and children in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley, and for children across the London Borough of Bexley. The Organisation has In-patient, Community, Wellbeing and therapeutic services at Northfleet.

We are looking for an experienced Catering Assistant to join the hospice. You will be part of a skilled catering team, operating 365 days per year delivering high quality service to our patients, staff and visitors.

You must have experience in food preparation, cooking and cleaning. The role will require you to help prepare meals and snacks for our in-house café,with the opportunity to help develop new menu options to accommodate the requirements of the diverse community we serve.

We offer professional development opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension scheme (with the option for NHS Pension Scheme members to transfer their pension), an employee assistance program, discount schemes, a generous annual leave allowance, and much more. 

Essential requirements:

  • Proven experience in cooking or working in a kitchen environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good organisation and planning skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workload.

How to apply:

  • Complete an online application form or download an application form and submit it to hr@ellenor.org

Please contact hr@ellenor.org or phone 01474 58355 should you require any further information.

This post is subject to Standard DBS clearance.

Closing Date: 21 June 2024

Interview Date: 28 June 2024

 

At ellenor, we are committed to acknowledging and celebrating our differences, fostering an inclusive environment for all. Join us in building an outstanding and diverse team dedicated to supporting our patients and their families during one of life's most challenging times.