Job opportunity

Director of Adult Services




£80,000 depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: 4 July 2022

About the role

Are you motivated by making a difference to palliative and end of life care? Are you an inspiring clinical leader and able to demonstrate passion and commitment for our work? We’re looking for a Director of Adult Services who will act as Registered Manager for all our adult services (inpatient, outpatient and community), ensure services put the patient at the heart of all we do, and provide strategic development.

Who are we?
We exists to provide outstanding specialist end of life and palliative care through a range of services designed to meet the needs of our patients and their families. As a leader in palliative and end of life care for adults, the hospice provides specialist advice and support to other health and social care professionals involved in caring for people at end of life. The roles of direct care delivery; supported care and advisory services enables the hospice to reach more people and facilitate choice at end of life.

Who are you?

  • A passionate and dynamic individual driven to get care right every time. You are excited to be responsible for leading our adult services in all their guises and like us, you are focussed on delivering the best possible care to our community.
  • You’ll provide strategic and operational leadership to a diverse team providing expert advice and developing a caring, transparent and thriving culture.
  • A vibrant, visible, and inspiring leader, with a clear passion and commitment for our work. You will be a key part of a dynamic team that ensures our hospices are recognised as leading providers of high quality, safe service provision for palliative and end of life care.
  • A registered clinician and have significant experience of clinical operational experience with oversight and responsibility for multiple services.

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About us

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care and community living well services.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

For an informal discussion about the role please contact, Ellie Hayter on 07825 696 767.

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