St Catherine’s Hospice depends on high quality, dedicated staff to be able to make a difference to the local people it seeks to serve.
This doesn’t just include those who are hands-on in delivering our care and support – but extends to every single member of the workforce who each make a vital contribution to the hospice organisation.
Whichever department you work for, we can promise a rewarding role within an important local charity and a significant local business.
We are an equal opportunities employer, which strongly supports staff and their professional development through structured supervision, appraisal and training.
St Catherine’s is at the heart of the community and people are at the heart of the Hospice.
Please see our current vacancies listed below. Find out more about working in hospice care through this short film created by our umbrella charity Hospice UK.
To read more about the many practical and professional benefits of joining the team at St Catherine’s Hospice click here
To apply please complete the online application form or download the forms below.
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK
£27,450 rising to £30,500 after 6 month probationary period
A reputable charity; a specialist clinical service and a significant local employer – St Catherine’s Hospice is a valuable Central Lancashire business which is seeking a Head of Finance to ensure the organisation continues to operate successfully and sustainably for the many varied people it serves.
Have you got a head for figures and a passion for people, and are interested in joining our dedicated team?
The Head of Finance is a key member of the Finance team and works closely with and supports the Director of Finance and Business.
The successful candidate will be qualified to at least AAT Level 4 diploma or equivalent and have experience in financial management, administration and budgeting. However the right personality fit will be equally important.
A flexible team-player and pro-active problem-solver, they will understand the business and hospice as a whole and be able to work successfully with colleagues from a non-financial background. This role is an opportunity to make a real difference to the work of St Catherine’s – supporting colleagues in the fundraising and care departments with effective decision-making which benefits patients, families, staff, volunteers and the wider Central Lancashire community.
St Catherine’s Hospice is an independent local charity with annual running costs of £5.2m. It is here to help local people affected by life-shortening conditions like cancer, motor neurone disease and heart failure to have the best possible quality of life, until the end of life.
Our experienced palliative care clinicians may provide the front-line care, but every team in the organisation plays a vital role in ensuring our services are safe, effective and sustainable.
The closing date for this position is: 12pm Friday 11th May 2018
Interviews to be held: Thursday 24th May 2018
If you have not heard by Monday 21st May then on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.
For an informal chat please contact Sue Clemson, Director of Finance on 01772 629171
30 hours per week (3 nights)
£27,769.08 (probationary period) – £30,854.52 pro rata
Plus £27.07 night enhancement payment
Applications are invited from nurses ideally with at least two years post registration or one year palliative care experience.
Be registered on the NMC register
Have well developed interpersonal skills
Have or be willing to work towards a recognised qualification in palliative care e.g. ENB 931/285, NP 2440 or equivalent
Be enthusiastic and resourceful and keen to enhance their practice and skills
Enjoy team working
Be caring and compassionate
A presentation will be required as part of the interview process and should be a minimum of 10 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes
“Improving Shift Management, the Role of the Coordinator on Night Duty”
Closing date is: 12pm Wednesday 9th May 2018
Interviews are expected to be held: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
If you have not heard by Monday 21st May 2018 then on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you have any questions about the posts or thinking about moving into palliative care, do come and talk to us.
To arrange an informal visit contact Tracy Parkinson, In Patient Unit Manager on 01772 629171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
up to £7.83 per hour
MONDAY – SUNDAY
2 HOURS A DAY EITHER BEFORE OPENING OR AFTER CLOSING
(Rotation working 3 days one week and 4 days the next week)
A safe, clean and welcoming environment is vital to our work at St Catherine’s Hospice and The Mill café and community hub – could you join our housekeeping team and help us continue to deliver the high standards we’ve become known for?
It’s a rewarding role at the heart of the charity, which has a direct impact on those we care for and the customers we serve.
We need a committed, hard-working and approachable team-player, who is able to respond flexibly to the requirements of the department in order to cover holidays and sickness.
This role will predominantly be supporting The Mill – providing housekeeping support to the café and all areas on the first floor of the building.
Have previous experience of professional housekeeping
Have previous experience of using cleaning equipment
Have knowledge of/training in moving and handling techniques
Have good communication and interpersonal skills
Be willing to learn new skills and update knowledge
Be physically able to carry out the duties of the post
Be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to changes in workload/duties/priorities
Some of the many benefits of working for the hospice include; free car-parking, holiday pay, free uniforms, and contribution to a pension scheme and access to a variety of health and well-being initiatives.
For an informal chat about the role please contact Steve Webster, Maintenance Manager on 01772 629171
The advertisement will close once sufficient applications have been received and interview dates will then be confirmed
The Hospice is looking to appoint Apprentices within the Catering Department
Kitchen Apprentice (will work in the main hospice kitchen and The Mill Café kitchen)
Food Service Assistant Apprentice (both – Hospice – setting up meeting room, general kitchen duties, orders from patients & the Mill)
The successful candidate will work alongside a dedicated team of Catering Staff as well as attending college one day a week to gain an NVQ qualification.
This is a full time position (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £7,019.40 per annum
For an informal chat please contact Nicola Hanmer, Catering Manager on 01772 629171