Young Adults Transition Lead (Band 7)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join our team as Young Adults Transition Lead. The post holder will lead on the development and delivery of a transition service for young adults, working alongside the team at Bolton Hospice and other care providers to create a transition service from children’s hospice services and other care providers. The service will provide support and care for young adults with life limiting conditions, enabling access to adult specialist palliative care services, through our Wellbeing Hub and Inpatient Unit.  Our team is friendly, motivated and committed to providing a high quality, expert specialist palliative and end of life care to the people of Bolton.

Two year fixed term contract, with potential for a permanent post

Band 7 £40,057 - £45,839 per annum pro rata
(cost of living increase pending)

30 hours / 4 days per week (would consider full time 37.5 hours per week for the right candidate)

Some evening and weekends may be required to support transition activities

The Role

The Young Adults Transition Lead will work proactively with key stakeholders, including young adults and relevant health and social care providers, to design, develop, deliver and evaluate a Young Adults Transition service.  The post holder will promote and champion the needs of young people with life limiting / life threatening conditions through the development of transition pathways and services which will promote autonomy and independence. The role will involve developing and supervising a rolling caseload of young people on their transition journey into Adult Hospice Services.

This is a project management role and will involve project planning, delivery, milestone development; reporting and evaluation of the Young Adults Transition Service. The successful candidate will need to ensure excellent stakeholder engagement throughout the project.  You will be supported within a multi-disciplinary therapy team structure and work autonomously.

What you need:

To apply you must have a Degree in Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy and hold a Professional Registration with the relevant body, e.g. NMC/HCPC. You must also be an enthusiastic and flexible individual with experience of working with young people in a young people-related discipline, e.g. hospital services, youth work, social work etc.  Proven experience in successfully managing and delivering change is essential, as is a passion for enabling young adults to have equitable access to specialist palliative and end of life care.  You will have access to a range of training and development opportunities and be welcomed as a valued member of an experienced and supportive team.

Why Bolton Hospice?

We offer our employees an attractive benefits package, including 35 days annual leave including bank holidays, rising to 40 days with long service (pro rata for part-time), generous enhanced maternity package, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking, healthcare cash plan, subsidised meals and excellent training opportunities.  We also offer continuity of service from the NHS with respect to pension and holiday allowance.

For an informal discussion about the role and working for Bolton Hospice, please email a request to and a member of the clinical team will be in touch.

To apply please download the job description and an application form & email applications to

Closing Date for Applications:  Thursday, 30th June 2022

Interviews will be scheduled for 8th July 2022

Bolton Hospice welcomes applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, marital status or sexual orientation.  Any appointment will be made on merit alone.  Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.  Bolton Hospice has a No Smoking Policy.

Closing date for applications