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.
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
£42,306.00 per annum
The St Catherine’s Clinical Nurse Specialist team plays an invaluable role in helping people to remain at home – in familiar surroundings and with the people they love – at the end of life, if that is their wish.
We currently have a rewarding vacancy within this highly regarded team which makes a difference every day to countless patients and families across Central Lancashire.
This is a unique role and comes with the core responsibility of providing an urgent response service to patients who require a high priority assessment or review.
The successful candidate will work across Chorley, Longridge, Preston and South Ribble delivering specialised palliative care to patients with life-shortening conditions. They will also support families, loved ones and other health and social care professionals with in-depth knowledge and expertise.
Highly motivated and passionate about promoting comfort, dignity, independence and choice for our patients, the successful applicant will have a strong desire to contribute to modern palliative care and help drive forward new initiatives which improve our services for local people. In this role you will benefit from support from both the hospice’s Community Services Manager and Consultant in Community Palliative Medicine.
The candidate must:
• Be a first level registered nurse with at least five years’ post registration experience
• Have at least two years’ experience working in a cancer or palliative care setting.
• Have a relevant first degree
• Have experience in teaching
• Have experience of working in the community OR within a hospital palliative care team OR within in acute care
• Possess a current driving licence and have daily access to their own car
Closing date for this application is 12 noon, Monday 28th October 2019
Interviews date is likely to be, Friday 8th November 2019
If you haven’t heard by the Monday 4th November 2019 then on this occasion your application has not been successful
For an informal chat please contact Melanie Holmes, Community Services Manager on 01772 629171 or email@example.com
Up to 16 hours per week (Saturday and Sunday)
Salary – up to £8.21 per hour
The Mill café and community hub and The Mill Outside catering service are thriving social enterprises providing excellent customer service and high quality local seasonal fresh food, helping to fund the important work of local charity St Catherine’s Hospice.
The Mill in St Catherine’s Park is a busy and bustling café serving breakfast, lunches, Afternoon Teas, cakes and more, which also hosts sell-out themed evenings. The Mill Outside is also increasingly in demand and caters for a range of external events from weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and funerals, to food festivals, corporate functions, agricultural shows and hospice fundraising events.
Due to the popularity and success of the social enterprise, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Food Service Assistant to assist the Food Service Supervisor to ensure a high quality service for all front of house aspects of catering by anticipating and exceeding customer expectations.
• Have experienced in similar catering and hospitality roles
• Be able to operate kitchen equipment
• Be good communicators with all sectors of society
• Demonstrate high customer service standards
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about delivering a first class service to our customers, has the ability to work as part of a team but also willing to act on their own initiative.
The position benefits from more sociable working hours compared to many in catering, with only the occasional late night.
For an informal discussion please contact Nicola Hanmer or Craig Timson on 01772 629171
If you are interested in any of the above post please complete and submit the on-line employment application form.