Current Job Vacancies at The Joshua Tree

Family Support Worker

The key purpose of this role is to plan and deliver bespoke programmes of high quality, family-focused activities to support families affected by childhood cancers across Cheshire and North West England.

The activities we deliver include peer support, one to one activity sessions, play based activities, parenting support and opportunities to engage in large family-based events in a safe and nurturing environment. The overall aim of this work is to improve the emotional and mental health of individual members of families. This will include supporting the child on treatment, siblings, parents/carers, grandparents and friends of the family.

To apply, please email a CV and two-page cover letter, along with the applicant information form to: recruitment@thejoshuatree.org.uk

Bank Children's Play Worker

The key purpose of this role is to work alongside our family support team to develop and plan playful events that enable children and families to be included in fun, child-centred activities and build friendships.

The activities will be delivered during evenings, weekends and school holidays, therefore offering families a broad range of opportunities to engage. Days and hours of work will be negotiated at least a month in advance.

Family Support Volunteer

At The Joshua Tree we believe that volunteers play a significant and vital role in our charity. We want all our volunteers to feel valued, celebrated, and respected as we honestly believe that without the incredible people that volunteer at The Joshua Tree, we simply could not do what we do. Our volunteers are at the very heart of our charity and play an integral part here at The Joshua Tree. 

We’re looking for volunteers to help our Family Support team with the setup of our events including Saturday sessions and Family Support Groups. To be on hand at these events whether being at the front of the Centre welcoming our families, at one of our craft tables with the children or helping in our wonderful spacious kitchen making refreshments. 

Cleaner

The Joshua Tree is looking for a conscientious Cleaning Operative to join our team.

 We now require an experienced and reliable cleaning operative to work at our non-residential support centre in Sandiway, Cheshire. As the charity provides a diverse range of wellbeing support to affected children, their siblings, parents and grandparents, it is essential that our centre is clean, hygienic and welcoming to all who visit.  

The role will be Monday to Friday up to 15 hours a week from 7am up to 10am starting before visitors arrive however, we are open to discussion about a different working arrangement such as evenings as an alternative. All cleaning materials and equipment is provided. The successful candidate will need to consent to be DBS checked and must be flexible to work some additional hours if needed.  

For more information, see the job description.

Please send your CV and a brief supporting letter as to why you think you are suitable for this role to davidperrin@thejoshuatree.org.uk 

Alternatively for an informal and confidential discussion please contact our Head of Operations, davidperrin@thejoshuatree.org.uk