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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

See below for current vacancies, job descriptions and to apply online. You can save your application online for up to 30 days.

If you’d like to apply using a paper form, please contact HR on 01743 236565 or email hr@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.

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:  “Severn Hospice has shown yet again that their charity shops are among the best in the country. They were named Charity Retailer of the Year in previous years and it is testament to their commitment that they have once again taken the title. It is something they should justifiably be very proud of. Congratulations!” 

HR Manager

£45,125 to £47,500 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury based

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will provide proactive, professional, and comprehensive generalist HR support and advice to line managers across the organisation. You will be proactive in the development of policies and procedures to ensure that the Hospice is operating in accordance with the law and best practice with regards to its staff and voluntary workforce.

For an informal discussion, please contact Heather Tudor (Chief Executive)

Full details below.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 27th May 2022

Senior Finance Officer

£31,350 – £33,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury

A varied accounting opportunity has arisen in the Finance team based at Bicton covering management accounting  tasks in Hospice Projects and Severn Hospice.  The role particularly includes close working with the Finance & Payroll officer to ensure accurate and timeous payments, and with other members of the Finance team to ensure strong control and accurate reporting on accounting transactions.

Full details below.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 16th May 2022

Individual Giving Manager

£35,625 – £37,500 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Telford with some travel between hospice sites and occasionally out in the local area

As part of the Fundraising team, the Individual Giving Manager will report to the Head of Fundraising and be responsible for the overall delivery of our Individual Giving work.  The role will lead the development and management of Severn Hospice Individual Giving programmes and activities including; legacies, in memoriam giving, regular giving, general donations, and appeals, increasing income from these sources.  The key skills for this role are having excellent communication skills and empathy, together with an ability to plan and organise numerous projects and campaigns at the same time, along with a strategic overview of the key income streams within this role, the Individual Giving Manager is a team player who is also capable of working independently when required.

For an informal chat please contact Elodie Home, Head of Fundraising

Full details below.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 12pm 30th May 2022

Information Officer

£25,650 – £28,250 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury and Telford as required

The Information Officer has a crucial and central function in managing the data and processes of our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, ThankQ. The role is responsible for the best use of the system and the quality of the data held on it. Primarily to ensure the accurate collection and inputting of data into the Hospice’s CRM database – ThankQ – for governance, service monitoring and reporting purposes. The post holder will work with designated managers to support the development and use of ThankQ and to trouble shoot regarding data entry, collection and reporting.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ben Graham (Information Assurance and Security Manager)

Full details below.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 31st May 2022

Outreach Nurse (Shrewsbury)

£28783 – £38993 per annum FTE depending on experience

Shrewsbury based covering a geographical area

30 hours per week

The post holder will be 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.

They 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.

The post holder will demonstrate palliative assessments skills, and will be able to support, illustrate and disseminate such skills to other practitioners while benefiting patient care.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 6th June 2022, interviews to be held 21st June

Hospice at Home Day Team Healthcare Assistant- Various Hours

£19,046 – £21,174 per annum FTE

Shrewsbury/ Telford

19 / 28.5 / 37.5 hours per week worked over 2-4 days

To 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. To support the patients and relatives through ongoing communication. To generate and maintain a friendly team spirit with all the staff and volunteers of the Hospice. To provide a safe environment for patients, visitors, staff and volunteers.

If requested, to provide assistance on Hospice transport, ensuring safe transfer of patients to and from the Day Services.

To help embed the practices and culture of rehabilitative palliative care to effectively support people with long term life-limiting conditions to live well.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 10th June 2022, interviews to be held 20th June

Ward Housekeeper- Telford

£9.99 per hour

15/ 22.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

The primary focus of this role is to provide patients and relatives with the best possible experience when visiting or residing at Severn Hospice. The post holder will provide a “guest relations” level of hospitality to patients and relatives alike liaising with other Hospitality services to provide a 5 star home from home experience to all of our guests.  

The postholder will attend to our patient’s non-clinical requests, building rapport with them and anticipating their needs during their time at the Hospice.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 20th May

Assistant Community Shop Manager- Oakengates

£7,449 per annum

15 hours per week

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 Assistant Community Shop Manager supports local decision making  to drive the business within the community. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in supporting the Community Shop Manager and team to generate income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 10th June. Interviews will be held on 16th June.

Community Shop Manager- Craven Arms

£15,742 per annum

30 hours per week

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.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 19th May. Interviews will be held on 26th May.

Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager

£10.70 per hour

North West Shropshire area covering Ellesmere, Oswestry and Whitchurch

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. In the majority of situations, this role will provide cover in shops in the Community Shop Manager’s absence, and be the single paid member of staff in the shop environment, with support from volunteers. The role will have an area of between 3-8 shops where cover is provided on a flexible, mutual agreeable basis. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in supporting the shop team to generate income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

A DBS Check will be required.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, once we have received a sufficient number of applications the advert will be removed.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Bank Cook

£11.19 per hour

Shrewsbury and Telford

The job holder will be a member of the team responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving of foods throughout the organisation to patients, their relatives, staff, voluntary workers. In addition, the job holder may be asked to bake and supply items for the new Refresh Café and take part in corporate event catering

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Closing date for applications is 9th June 2022

Bank Registered Nurses – Shrewsbury and Telford Wards

£13.88 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.

Application pack available here: Bank RGN Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form Nursing Bank Staff

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants

£11.19 per hour excluding shift premia

Hospice at Home Bank Registered Nurses

£15.65 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 Nursing Bank Staff

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

 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 Nursing Bank Staff

Equality & Diversity form available here: Equality & Diversity monitoring form

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

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