Community Volunteer Officer
18 hours per week
Salary: £9,316 - £10,887
As an organisation, our team of volunteers are crucial to the continued good work that the Hospice can provide. As the community volunteer officer, you will spend time engaging with the community of Tameside & Hospice, promoting volunteering opportunities, as well as working with our existing community volunteering pool.
The successful candidate will have management experience, ideally of volunteers, along with exceptional communication skills.
For full details please go to our job description, or for an informal discussion about this role, please contact Gill Egerton or Karen Houlston on 0161 330 1100.
Closing date for applications is Monday 25th June 2018
Speciality Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Willow Wood Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic doctor to join their medical team providing specialist palliative care to people living with life limiting illness. All our services are free to anyone living in the Tameside and Glossop area.
You will be part of a dedicated clinical team led by the Medical Director who is also employed as a Consultant in Palliative Medicine to Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Organisation at Tameside General Hospital. Willow Wood Hospice has 12 inpatient beds and a Day Services providing physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and complementary therapy as well as a Family Support Service. We provide the full suite of physical, psychological and spiritual care needed by our patient and their families and carers at what can be a difficult time.
Willow Wood medical team also provides palliative support to the psychiatry wards of Pennine Care on the Tameside General Hospital site, especially to patients with dementia.
We care for people living with all malignant and non-malignant life limiting illnesses, and have a close relationship with Tameside Hospital and community teams.
You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an understanding of MDT working. Support in developing Specialist Palliative skills will be provided to you by the medical team.
Please contact Lindsey Andrew at 0161 330 1100 for further information.