Join us

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

Disability confident logo

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!”

Community Services Secretary Jobshare

22.5 hours per week Wednesday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm

£9.22 – £10.65 per hour 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 post holder with provide a full and comprehensive secretarial and administrative service to the Hospice’s Community Services (Outreach Team, Hospice at Home and Day Services) under the line management of the Clinical Secretarial Team Leader and direction of the Matron for Clinical Services /Lead Nurse for Day Services.

Full details here: Community Services Secretary Application Pack

Application form here: Community Services Secretary Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 4th May. Interviews scheduled for 12th May

Registered Nurse – Telford (with flexibility to work at Shrewsbury as required)

Full time – 37.5 hours per week

£23,678 – £30,583 per annum excluding shift premia

7 weeks annual leave entitlement

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

  • Do you want to make a difference to the lives of your patients and their families?
  • Do you want to work somewhere where you will be supported and valued?
  • Are you  committed to delivering specialist/individualised care in a palliative care setting?
  • Are you wholeheartedly committed to and motivated by the purpose and values of Severn Hospice?

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals so if you are looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference we would love to hear from you.

Joining an established team, you will be involved in the assessment of care needs, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care following the basic guidelines laid down by the Hospice, revising care plans depending upon patient’s changing condition and using evidence based practice in consultation with the Ward Sister / Nurse in Charge.

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

For an informal discussion, please contact Sister Mandy Reynolds on 01952 221350

Full details available here: Registered Nurse Application Pack

Application form available here:  Registered Nurse Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 30th April

Hospice at Home Service Coordinator (Ceredigion)

£10.39 – £12.50 per hour

15 hours per week (2-3 days)

Reporting to the palliative Care Team Leader, the postholder will provide comprehensive, efficient, organised and confidential co-ordination of the Hospice at Home service in Ceredigion.

The post-holder will be expected to work independently in processing initial referral to the service against criteria and allocate shifts according to HCA and volunteer availability.

Based at Tŷ Geraint, Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth

Full details available here: Hospice at Home Service Coordinator (Ceredigion) Application Pack

Application form available here: Hospice at Home Service Coordinator (Ceredigion) Application Form

Closing date for completed applications is 16th April 2021.

Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants (Ceredigion)

£10.95 per hour

Nightshift, weekend and mileage allowances also payable

Hospice at Home need to recruit Healthcare Assistants to join our bank team throughout Ceredigion to provide care in Ceredigion community as and when required.

NB. Most shifts will be required at night.

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.

If you have a genuine interest in palliative care and wish to join our team, please download an application pack from here: Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants (Ceredigion) Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form Bank Staff Ceredigion

For more information contact Carys Stevens or Menna Manley on 01970 635790

A DBS Check will be required for these posts.

Closing date for completed applications is 16th April.

Hosbis yn y Cartref

Cynorthwywyr Gofal Iechyd Banc

£10.95 yr awr.

Lwfans sifft nos, penwythnos a milltiroedd yn daladwy

Mae Hosbis yn y Cartref angen recriwtio Cynorthwywyr Gofal Iechyd i ymuno gyda’n tîm banc trwy Geredigion er mwyn darparu gofal i gleifion yn eu cartrefi yn ôl y gofyn.

D.S. Bydd y rhan fwyaf o’r sifftiau gyda’r nos.

Byddwch yn chwarae rôl allweddol mewn cadw safon uchel o ofal i gleifion yn cynnwys cefnogaeth i deulu’r cleifion fel rhan o dîm nyrsio hyblyg.

Am mwy o wybodaeth cysylltwch â Carys Stevens neu Menna Manley ar 01970 635790

Bydd gwiriad GDG yn ofynnol ar gyfer y swyddi hyn.

Dyddiad cau ar gyfer ceisiadau gorffenedig yw’r 16.4.21.

Cook (Shrewsbury)

15 / 30 hours per week

£19,089 – £20,758 per annum pro rata depending on experience

NHS pension available.

We are looking for an experienced cook to join our catering team at Bicton .

The role will be varied and can be fast paced and demanding at times.

The successful candidates will need to be un phased by a need to switch from cooking patient meals with specific dietary requirements one day and baking an array of goodies for our new onsite café the next.

Flexibility to work varied days and hours is vital to this role.

Full details available here: Application Pack Cook

Application form available here: Application Form Cook

Closing date for completed applications 8/05/2021 however if a suitable level of applications are received prior to this date then the closing date may occur earlier.

Area Fundraiser

Location:        Area Fundraiser role covering Telford and East Shropshire. The post is primarily based at Apley Castle, Telford, TF1 6RH

Salary: £26,000

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-loved, respected, and ambitious regional charity. We are looking to recruit an Area Fundraiser to cover Telford and the east of our catchment area. As part of a team that raises £7 million per year to support people living with incurable illnesses, you will join our busy Fundraising department to engage with and encourage the local communities we serve to support Severn Hospice.

As an ambassador for our charity, you will act as a catalyst for willing supporters to turn their good intentions into much-needed funds to ensure we are there for our patients when they need us most.

This is not a job for a beginner – the role requires someone with demonstrable experience in professional fundraising. If you have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and are IT literate as well as having a proven track record in a similar role, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is April 16th however applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the role may close before the confirmed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of suitable applications.

Full details available here: Area Fundraiser application pack

Application form available here: Area Fundraiser application form

Bank Cook – Shrewsbury / Telford

£10.73 per hour

We are looking to recruit an experienced cook to join our catering team in Bicton – you will be called upon when there is a shortfall in staff

The role will be varied and can be fast paced and demanding at times.

Flexibility to work varied hours / days is vital.

Full details available here: Bank cook application pack

Application form available here: Application form

Closing date for completed applications is 12th April 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

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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