Media and Gaming Assistant – Kickstart

Closing Date: 15/12/2021

Salary: £4.62-£8.91 per hour (National Minimum Wage)
Hours of work: 25 hours a week (includes some weekend working)
Contract type: Fixed Term - 6 Months

Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from West, North and East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. Every year we care for more than 420 families at our hospice in Boston Spa, in hospitals and in their own homes. We also support more than 150 bereaved families each year.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Media and Gaming Assistant.

This role with support our Care and IT teams in all things gaming and technology by teaching and creating user guides. This is important role as it will directly impact improving our service users’ experiences when visiting the hospice.

We are looking for individuals who are willing to learn and give their all to the role. In turn we will provide you with full training. We will also aim to equip you with skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to progress to your next role at the end of the placement.

Our ideal candidate will
  • be dedicated, compassionate, work in collaboration, be open, honest, flexible, caring and deliver high standards in everything you do
  • have an understanding of gaming systems
  • the ability to produce clear training and support regarding gaming and other technology.
  • want to work in a well-established, award winning hospice
  • want to make a difference with the work they do
  • willing to learn and try new things
  • a positive and reflective approach to their personal and professional development
Our Benefits include
  • 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays (pro rata)
  • recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).
  • occupational sick pay, matching NHS Terms and conditions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
If you want to be part of an exciting new journey within the charity and are seeking a new challenge we would love to hear from you.

Please complete an application form, referring to the job description and person specification or for further information contact our HR team by email or by telephone on 01937 845045.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 15 December, however Martin House reserve the right to close this advert early should the posts be filled before this date. Applications should be emailed to If you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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