Applications can be returned by post to Gaynor Taylor, HR Advisor, Severn Hospice, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 8HS. 
Alternatively, they can be emailed to gaynort@severnhospice.org.uk

Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants (Ceredigion)

The provision of Hospice at Home nursing care will:-

  • Enable patients to remain at home when home is their preferred place of care/death.
  • Support the avoidance of unnecessary and unwanted admissions to hospital or hospice, particularly in the last few days of life.
  • Be an addition to other statutory and voluntary services, and any other groups or individuals involved in the care of the patient.

The Healthcare Assistants form part of a team providing care and support to the patient within the home environment. They will ensure effective liaison and communication with both the Hospice at Home team and key professionals involved in the patient’s care.

Hospice at Home bank shifts are mostly nightshifts (10pm – 7am) in patient’s homes. You will be lone working.

You must understand that although appropriate work may be offered to you if available, the Hospice is under no obligation to do so, and similarly you are under no obligation to accept any offer of work from us.

You will be asked to submit your availability for work on a weekly basis.

Mileage to and from patients’ homes is payable at 45p per mile. NB. You will need to have business car insurance to cover your Hospice journeys. Staff will be required to travel up to 25 miles to a patient’s home

Further details for Bank Healthcare Assistant available here: Application Pack – H@H Healthcare Assistant Ceredigion Dec 2019

Application form for Bank Healthcare Assistants available here: Application Form Bank Staff

Closing date for completed applications is  16th December 2019

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Healthcare Assistant – Shrewsbury Site (Permanent Contract)

22.5  hours per week

£8.56 – £10.23 per hour (excluding premia) depending on experience

7 weeks annual leave entitlement

The Hospice is able to offer ex NHS staff continuity of membership into the NHS Superannuation Scheme.

The successful candidate will assist in the care of patients with a life limiting illness under the direction of a Registered Nurse and to maintain a high standard of care. They will support the patients and relatives through ongoing communication. Previous experience in healthcare is essential for this post.

You will ensure the holistic (physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social) needs of patients and their families carers are met.

Full details available here: Application Pack HCA Shrewsbury Nov 2019

Application form available here: Application Form (DBS)

Closing date for completed applications is 20th December 2019

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Deputy Transport Co-ordinator

£8.26 per hour

15 hours (3 days per week)

The collection and delivery of furniture stock is essential to the success of the operation, and this role will develop a 7-day-a-week structure to maximise the opportunities of furniture retail. In addition to the furniture side of the business, this role will be responsible for all transport solutions across the network of shops

As Deputy to the Transport Coordinator you will assist in all aspects of logistics being the first point of contact for donors, and shop teams, and a team of drivers, this is an exciting role that offers the successful applicant the opportunity to assist in new working practices at the forefront of Severn Hospice’s retail and logistics model.

Full details available here: Application Pack – Deputy Transport Co-ordinator Nov 2019

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS) 2018

Closing date for completed applications is 10th January 2020. Interviews scheduled for 17th January.

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Bank Ward Staff – Shrewsbury and Telford Sites

Bank Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants needed

RGN  : £13.04 per hour excluding nightshift premium (where applicable).

HCA : £9.26 per hour excluding nightshift premium (where applicable).

Bank Hours are worked by mutual agreement when the Hospice has a shortfall in the service.

Working as part of a flexible nursing team, you will play a key role in maintaining a high standard of patient care including support for the patients’ relatives.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in these roles.

A DBS Check will be required for these posts.

Registered Nurse application pack available here: Application Pack – Bank RGN Wards Nov 2019

Healthcare Assistant application pack available here:  Application Pack – Bank HCA Wards Nov 2019

Application form available here: Application Form Bank Staff

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Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants – £10.52 per hour excluding shift premia

Hospice at Home Bank Registered Nurses -£14.70 per hour excluding shift premia

The provision of Hospice at Home nursing care will:-

  • Enable patients to remain at home when home is their preferred place of care/death.
  • Support the avoidance of unnecessary and unwanted admissions to hospital or hospice, particularly in the last few days of life.
  • Be an addition to other statutory and voluntary services, and any other groups or individuals involved in the care of the patient.

The Healthcare Assistants and Registered Nurses form part of a team providing care and support to the patient within the home environment. They will ensure effective liaison and communication with both the Hospice at Home Sister and key professionals involved in the patient’s care.

Hospice at Home bank shifts are mostly nightshifts (10pm – 7am) in patient’s homes. You will be lone working.

You must understand that although appropriate work may be offered to you if available, the Hospice is under no obligation to do so, and similarly you are under no obligation to accept any offer of work from us.

You will be asked to submit your availability for work on a weekly basis (ideally providing at least 2 nights availability per month).

Mileage to and from patients’ homes is payable at 45p per mile. NB. You will need to have business car insurance to cover your Hospice journeys. Staff will be required to travel up to 25 miles to a patient’s home

Further details for Bank Healthcare Assistant available here: Application Pack – H@H Healthcare Assistant

Application form for Bank Healthcare Assistants available here: Application form H@H Bank HCA

 Further details for Bank Registered Nurses available here: Application Pack – H@H Registered Nurse

Application form for Bank Registered Nurses available here: Application form H@H Bank RGN

 For an informal chat about the Hospice at Home positions, please phone 01743 261506

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Bank Van Driver

£9.26 per hour

Hours as and when required

Working from our Furniture Store (Harlescott, Shrewsbury) as and when required , the role is mainly responsible for the collection and delivery of furniture items to and from residences, mainly in a 3.5t vehicle. In addition, the role will undertake other collections and deliveries as part of the retail operations, including to and from shops.

Application pack available here: Application Pack – Bank Van Driver July 2019

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS) 2018

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