Posted 1 year ago

Family Support Team Leader
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, flexible to meet the needs of the organisation

Salary: Up to a maximum of £42,871 per annum depending on experience

Job Ref: HFSTL04

Providing free specialist palliative care through a range of services to the people of Mid Staffordshire since 1989, Katharine House Hospice exists to offer the best care so that people in our community, affected by progressive illnesses, can live life to the full. Primarily a voluntary organisation, we are supported by donations from the local community and the services of over 600 volunteers and 250 staff.

The family support team forms part of the hospices’ holistic, specialist palliative care team, providing care both within the hospice and in people’s homes. The team comprises of counsellors, social workers, complementary therapists, and Chaplaincy and has administrative support.
We are looking to recruit a motivated health, spiritual care or social care professional to lead and develop our well established Family Support Team. The role is divided between professional practice and management of the team on a 70%:30% split, organised in a flexible manner in response to the needs of patients. The post holder must have experience of leading a team and also be able to demonstrate current competency in their professional role.
Applications will be accepted from any suitably qualified and experienced health or social care professional or Chaplain.
Please note, an enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this role.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Sally Whitmore, Head of Patient Quality & Safety on 01785 254645 or

Application packs can be downloaded below, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Job Description – Care – Family Support Team Leader v2 2021
KHH Application Form
Values Statement
Criminal Records Disclosure Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Expression of interest letter

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday, 16th February 2021

Please note: Applications must be completed, signed and submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

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