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St Luke's is an organisation that values and adds quality to individuals’ lives. Everyone who works at St Luke's makes a difference. St Luke’s plays a key role in helping terminally ill people in Sheffield and you could join the team that makes St Luke’s so special.

To find out more about any listed job vacancies, email [email protected] or call our HR team on 0114 235 7544 / 0114 235 7546.

If the job you wish to apply for is by application (rather than CV), you can apply for the vacancy online by clicking 'Apply Now' on the relevant vacancy page, or alternatively by downloading an application form. These can either be emailed directly to us or posted to: HR Department, St Luke's, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.

Please note that all posts at St Luke's are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Family Services Lead – Allied Health Professionals

Little Common Lane Sheffield S11 9NE UK
Permanent - 37.5 hours per week
SLH Band F/G (comparable to AfC 7/8) dependent on experience
Closing date:
17 October 2021 | Time:23:00

St Luke’s is an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high quality care, support, compassion and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives.

Our values embody our way of working and they are Dignified, Compassionate, Inspired and Pioneering. Working for St Luke’s offers a real opportunity to make a difference to local people. 

Forming part of the Allied Health Professional structure, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Family Services Lead to hold responsibility to lead and develop our Family Services team including Bereavement, Chaplaincy, Psychology and Social Work at St Luke’s.

The post holder will be able to demonstrate proven leadership and will be responsible for an efficient, effective high quality service for all service users referred to the team. Furthermore, the successful post-holder will be responsible for ensuring strong multidisciplinary working and maintaining networks and systems that ensure family service development and best practices enable St Luke’s to be at the forefront of high quality effective specialist palliative care within the City of Sheffield.

In addition, evidence of partnership working and an understanding of key performance indicators/outcome measures is also required. Awareness of Specialist Palliative Care issues in addition to the promotion of innovative and collaborative working is essential

All posts within the Hospice are eligible to join the St Luke’s Pension Scheme. Please note that St Luke’s is not part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals or an NHS employer and the terms and conditions differ to the NHS benefits package.

This post within the Hospice will be subject to a DBS disclosure check.

You may apply online at Or alternatively, applications can be via a CV and covering letter outlining your most current experience and your reasons for applying for the post. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] or post to Human Resources Department, St Luke’s Hospice, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.

For further details and an informal discussion, please contact Jo Lenton, Director of Care and Lead for Healthcare Partnerships on 0114 235 7471 or e-mail [email protected]

St Luke’s is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

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