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.
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To apply please complete the online application form or download the forms below.
Full time 37.5 hours, 5 days per week
Salary – £29,014.32 per annum
From bereavement support to befriending, the Family Support Team at St Catherine’s Hospice is here for patients and families in a variety of important ways – all with the aim of helping those with life-shortening conditions and their loved ones to enjoy the best possible quality of life, whatever their personal circumstances.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified social worker to join this dynamic team. It operates across all hospice clinical services, although predominately supports those staying on the in-patient unit.
The principal function of the role is to provide social work and advocate on behalf of patients and families, the majority of whom have complex health and social care needs. The team also co-ordinates the hospice’s spiritual care; runs a volunteer-led befriending service; manages bereavement support and a counselling service; helps plan on-going care and discharge from the in-patient unit; organises monthly carers’ and bereavement support drop-in sessions; and leads on safeguarding. An incredibly varied role, every day is different and always immensely rewarding.
Candidates must have:
• A degree in SW, DipSW, CQSW or CSS
• Experience of working in an organisation providing care services for adults/older people
• An understanding of the Care Act and partnership working that always engages service users
• Experience and skill in assessing needs and developing negotiating individualised care plans
• Experience in working effectively and imaginatively with other agencies and professionals
• A strong commitment to high quality care accompanied by a positive, flexible attitude
• Good IT skills and experience in using manual and computer systems
Interviews are expected to be held: Friday 21st September 2018
If you have not heard by the 14th September then on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you have any questions about the post or are thinking about moving into palliative care, do come and talk to us.
To arrange an informal visit contact Cheryl Scott, Family Support Manager on 01772 629171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
An enhanced police check through Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for this role.
£14.12 PER HOUR
An exciting vacancy has arisen for a bank staff nurse on the renowned in-patient unit at St Catherine’s Hospice. If you’re caring, compassionate and committed to making a difference to local people at one of the most significant times in their life, we want to hear from you.
The successful candidate will be passionate about palliative care which puts each and every person and their individual circumstances at its heart, and improves quality of life by promoting comfort, dignity, independence and choice.
St Catherine’s is proud of its commitment to developing its staff through renowned education and training programmes, which the successful applicant will be able to benefit from whilst employed at the hospice.
• Be registered on the NMC register
• Be caring and compassionate
• Be interested in/have experience of caring for palliative care patients
• Have well developed interpersonal skills
• Be enthusiastic and resourceful and keen to enhance their practice and skills
• Be flexible in their commitment to the role
• Enjoy team working
For an informal visit/chat about the post please contact
Tracy Parkinson, IPU Manager on 01772 629171
The advert will close once sufficient applications have been received
The above position is subject to enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service