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Everyone at Severn Hospice cares passionately about what we do and that makes working here something very special.

Our vacancies will suit a diverse range of professionals within and outside of clinical services – and whichever role you take up, you will be part of a team making a real difference to people’s lives.

Benefits of working for us

Caring is at the heart of everything we do and that includes caring for those who work for us. Our benefits package includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme (or NHS pension for those already contributing)
  • Subsidised meals and use of canteen
  • Well-being and staff support framework
  • Staff eligible for Blue Light scheme
  • Free car parking

Here are some of our key policies for more information:

Current vacancies

Our vacancies are listed below and applications can be returned by post to Gaynor Lewis, HR Manager, Severn Hospice, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 8HS or emailed to gaynorl@severnhospice.org.uk

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We are a Disability Confident Committed employer. This is a government-supported scheme that supports us to make the most of the talents that people with disability can bring to our workplace. The scheme helps us recruit and retain skilled people from the widest possible pool of talent; and improve employee morale and commitment by demonstrating that we treat all of our people fairly.

Charity Retail Awards 2018 logo

Our shops have been recognised as among the best in the country after being named Outstanding Charity Retailer of the Year by the sector’s Retail Association. Charity Retail Association CEO, Robin Osterley, said: “The award category is our flagship one, and Severn Hospice has proved to the judging panel that their charity shops are some of the best in the UK. Congratulations!”

Clinical Team Secretary

Shrewsbury

37.5 hours per week

£17,958 – £20,758 per annum dependent on experiencing

Working under the direct supervision of the Clinical Administration Manager (CAM) the post holder will provide a competent and comprehensive administrative and secretarial support as required by the Matron for Clinical Services and in the absence of the CAM.

Previous work experience as a Secretary in a clinical environment is essential for this role.

Full details available here: Clinical Team Secretary Application Pack

Application form available here: Clinical Team Secretary Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 18th June 2021

Data Co-Ordinator

Telford

37.5 hours per week

£21,000 per annum

Our Database Co-Ordinator is tasked with ensuring the data contained within our supporter
database is accurate and in line with the Data Protection Act/General Data Protection Regulation
(GDPR).
You will be required to carry out day-to-day activities on our system, thankQ, which will underpin
our income generating activities and supporter relationships.

Full details available here: Data Co-Ordinator Application Pack

Application form available here: Data Co-Ordinator Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 5th July 2021

Supporter Care and Administrative Assistant

Telford

37.5 hours per week

£22,000 per annum

A key member of the Fundraising team, the Supporter Care and Administrative Assistant has a
central role to play in our supporter care.

You will be the first point of contact for our supporters and members of the public who are interested in fundraising for Severn Hospice.

We are looking for a proactive, outgoing people-person who is passionate about providing excellent customer service and who can also focus on detailed, accuracy-driven tasks.

Full details available here: Supporter Care and Administrative Assistant Application Pack

Application form available here: Supporter Care and Administrative Assistant Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 5th July 2021

Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager – North Shropshire

Covering Whitchurch, Wem, Ellesmere, Oswestry, Newport, Shifnal.

£10.04 per hour

In the majority of situations, this role will provide cover in shops in the Community Shop Manager’s absence and will be the single paid member of staff in the shop environment, with support from volunteers. Bank hours are worked by mutual agreement.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.

A DBS check will be required.

Full details available here: Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager

Application form available here: Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager application form

Closing date for completed applications is 16th July

Community Shop Manager – Arleston, Wellington

37.5 hours per week to include weekend working

£18,221 per annum

6.6 weeks annual leave entitlement

Severn Hospice has a network of shops across Shropshire and Mid-Wales. These shops generate a substantial level of income to support Severn Hospice to care for patients and their families from the community they operate with.

Our shop focus is on empowering volunteers to maximise their potential within the shops. The Community Shop Manager has the freedom to make local decisions to drive their business within their community, and acts as an entrepreneur to maximise every sales opportunity available. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in generating income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.

A DBS check will be required.

Full details available here: Community Shop Manager Arleston, Wellington

Application form available here: Community Shop Manager application form

Closing date for completed applications is 28th June 2021. Interviews scheduled for 6th July 2021

Bank Healthcare Assistants – Shrewsbury and Telford Wards

£10.04 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.

Application pack available here: Application Pack – Bank Healthcare Assistant Wards

Application form available here: Application Form Bank Staff

Outreach Nurse- 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

30 hours per week

£28,219 – £38,229 per annum pro rota

The post holder is identified as a Nurse Specialist in the field of palliative care, having extensive specialist knowledge and continuing clinical involvement in this area of practice and its development.
The post holder will provide specialist advice and support to patients and establish supportive relationships and presence with GP’s and other community teams within an identified geographical patch.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in this role.

A DBS Check will be required for this post.

Application pack available here: Application Pack – Band 6 Outreach Nurse 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Application form available here: Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 18th June 2021

Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants

£10.95 per hour excluding shift premia

Hospice at Home Bank Registered Nurses

£15.30 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 Bank Healthcare Assistant

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

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

Application form for Bank Registered Nurses available here: Application Form Bank Staff

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

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