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Family Services Administrator

Hours: 37.5 hours (part-time/job share also considered)
Salary: F.T.E £20,890 - £21,980 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Friday 29 January

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex.


We are looking for an experienced Administrator to support our multi-professional Family Services Team.

This exciting opportunity will require you to

  • Respond sensitively to people who are emotionally distressed
  • Be very organised and capable of responding well to pressure and change
  • Be proficient in a variety of forms of IT and be quick to learn
  • Enjoy being part of a vibrant and friendly multi-professional team
  • Be comfortable working on your own

You will

  • Be the team’s initial point of contact for clients, colleagues in other teams and external professionals
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to the team
  • Manage the team’s client databases
  • Ensure that client letters, leaflets etc. are sent out in a timely fashion
  • Provide expert support and advice to team members and other hospice personnel with regard to IT support and other service processes
  • Manage and re-stock the resources used by team members

 For further information please contact Trudi Bignall 01903 706341

Benefits included:

  • 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

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete the application form attached and return it to  hr@stbh.org.uk (01903 706318) by the closing date provided.

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

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.