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Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity is the leading charity in England providing bespoke emotional and practical support direct to families who have a seriously ill child. There is no other organisation that provides the range of services that we do. Rainbow Trust Family Support Workers support the whole family, from their child’s diagnosis, during treatment and, if needed, through bereavement and beyond.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offering tailored home support for families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness
  • Interacting positively with the children and families
  • Transporting families to and from home, school or hospital appointment

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Experience of interacting with children
  • Ability to work with children with complex health needs
  • Flexible approach with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to empathise with families in stressful circumstances
  • Experience of interacting with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Commitment to setting and maintaining appropriate professional and personal boundaries in line with Rainbow Trust policies
  • Non Judgemental approach
  • A clean driving licence and vehicle available to use

Please feel free to read about the experiences of our volunteers!


  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of one shift a month
  • clean driving licence, owning vehicle, reimbursement of previously agreed travel expenses

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