Working for The Royal Marsden

Join our world-class team and you will be part of a centre of excellence with an international reputation and a commitment to developing your career

Play Specialist

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Allied Health
NHS AfC: Band 4
Fixed Term - 1 year
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden, Sutton
Sutton, Greater London
£22,962 - £26,236 pa inc
24/01/2018 23:59

Are you passionate about caring for children and their families in a challenging and new environment?
We are looking for a registered hospital play specialist who has a wealth of knowledge and experience working with children in a hospital environment to cover a one year maternity leave.

You must have a recognised qualification and experience working in the hospital setting.
You will be preparing and supporting children and their families during procedures as well as playing with the children and providing activities for self-directed play.

The Royal Marsden NHS Trust is a world leading cancer centre, specializing in diagnosis, treatment, care, education and ground breaking research into new therapies and treatments. We have an international reputation for high quality care and cutting edge treatment we provide.

The environment is challenging, exciting and supportive, and facilitates the development of specialized skills. You will enjoy working as part of a highly skilled and motivated team that includes nurses, doctors, AHPs, psychological support services, social care, education teams and healthcare assistants. Our commitment to ongoing staff development and support of a modern career framework is apparent through the variety of educational opportunities available and clinical support offered by our specialist practice educator.
At the heart of everything we do is the patient and those important to them.

No smoking policyStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Disability confident employer

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Jane Mashru Sister for the children’s and young peoples OPD and daycare on 02086613607 or

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