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Why work for us?

We’re a good employer and a great place to work because we:

  • provide excellent working environment
  • continually aim for high performance
  • are a diverse workforce
  • provide great development opportunities
  • have a real focus on employee engagement
  • support learning, innovation and improvement across the organisation

Benefits of working for CHSW

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Enchanced sick pay entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme (or NHS pension for those already contributing)
  • Group life insurance scheme
  • Eye care and child care vouchers
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free car parking

Our mission

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) exists to make the most of short and precious lives, we provide expert holistic and family centred care for life-limited children and their families across the South West of England. This is delivered through our three hospices; Little Bridge House in North Devon, Charlton Farm in North Somerset and Little Harbour in Cornwall. Through our region-wide network of staff and supporters we raise awareness of the children and families whose needs we serve.

Our vision for the future

To be recognised regionally and nationally as a progressive centre of excellence in the care of children who are expected to die before attaining adulthood and their families through enhancing the quality and range of services offered in an efficient and sustainable way which maximises choice and access, and is carried out in partnership with others. Also sharing our expertise widely through the provision of education.

Our ethos

CHSW’s ethos is to ensure that everyone (Trustees and all staff) place children and families at the centre of the organisation. In order to achieve this, everyone will be expected to promote a strong, caring community environment characterised by sensitivity, consideration and responsiveness to others. CHSW will provide an excellent working environment and strive to be an employer of choice for equivalent organisations in the same sector.