At Derian House we feel privileged to be counted as the friends of the many families we have cared for and supported since the hospice opened, as well as those to whom we continue to offer ongoing support. We know there will be countless others in the future who will need us to be there for them, to provide not only a high standard of specialist care for their child, but a reassuring framework of emotional support for them as a family.

Clinical Support Worker

We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Support Worker with previous experience of caring for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions. This unique vacancy provides an exciting opportunity to join our friendly care team, working in a professionally rewarding role in our fully equipped yet homely hospice providing respite, palliative and bereavement care to children and young people.

The role is 37.5 hours per week, worked on rotating shifts including nights, weekends and bank holidays. Applications for part time hours and/or specific shifts i.e. night shifts/weekends/twilight may be considered

For further details about these positions or to arrange an informal discussion please contact a member of staff from the Senior Care Team on 01257 233300.

The application form & full job description  can be found below, or by contacting our HR department on 01257 233300.

Only applications on an official Derian House application form will be considered.  Please return completed application forms to:

Application form 2019



Closing date for Applications is 9.00 am Monday 19th August 2019

Interviews will be held W/C 26th August 2019


Registered Charity Number 1005165

Derian House is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality or national or ethnic origin.


Any successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

Bank Chef

 Derian House Children’s Hospice provides high quality care to children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.

 We are looking to recruit a relief chef/cook to cover holidays and time off in the running of our kitchens at Derian House.

You will need relevant experience within a catering environment, with the ability to multi-task and manage change.  You must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, excellent communication and organisational skills and work effectively within a team. Ideally, you will have received training in food hygiene.

Individuals are required to complete a Derian House application form which can be downloaded here by contacting the HR Department on 01257 233300 or by email to

Chef Cook Job Description

Application Form

Registered Charity Number 1005165

Derian House Children’s Hospice is an equal opportunities employer.

Successful appointment will be subject to a relevant disclosure and barring check.

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