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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

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!”

Bank Registered Nurses – Shrewsbury and Telford Wards

£13.57 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

£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 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

Kickstart Opportunities

Minimum wage (age appropriate) plus 5p per hour

If you are currently receiving universal credit, and are aged 16-24 you could be eligible for one of our exciting 6 month opportunities. Speak to your work coach about the following roles:

Furniture Store Assistant – Shrewsbury.

Trainee Assistant Community Shop Manager – Multiple locations including Bishops Castle, Whitchurch, Bridgnorth, Lawley or Newport.

Ebay Assistant – Shrewsbury

For further details of any of these roles, please email HR@severnhospice.org.uk

Please speak to your work coach directly about these roles. Do not apply directly to Severn Hospice as we will be unable to accept your application.

Data and CRM Manager

Telford

37.5 hours per week

£30,500 per annum (pending review)

Our Data and CRM Manager has a crucial and central function across the Income Generation directorate in managing 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.

You will develop, manage, and optimise the use of ThankQ, whilst focusing on providing excellent customer care for our hospice supporters.

Full details available here: Data and CRM Manager Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for completed applications will be 8am Monday 27th September

Assistant Community Shop Manager – Wem

15 hours (2 days) per week including weekend working

£6,988 per annum

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.

Full details available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application form DBS

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

Closing date for applications is 28th September. Interviews to take place on 5th October.

Assistant Community Shop Manager – Oakengates – 6 months Fixed Term

7.5 hours (1 day) per week including weekend working

£3,494 per annum

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.

Full details available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application form DBS

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

Closing date for applications is 8th October.

Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager

Various roles covering different regions: South Shropshire, Telford, Shrewsbury, North Shropshire, Mid Wales

£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: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application form DBS

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

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

Cook

Shrewsbury

22.5 hours per week including some weekend working

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

The post 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 and visitors.

A DBS Check will be required.

Full details available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application form DBS

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

Closing date for completed applications is 30th September, however if we receive a good number before then then the position may be filled sooner

Furniture Store Assistant- Sundays Only

£8.96 per hour

In a warehouse location, the role undertakes tasks in two specific areas;

On the shop floor the role works alongside volunteers, serving customer, handling customer enquiries, moving furniture around the shop floor, sorting donations and ensuring Severn Hospice maximises income from donated sales.

In addition, the role supports the Transport Coordinator to book in collection and delivery of furniture, liaise with van drivers, answer customer and donor telephone queries, and ensure a high level of planning and administration is upheld.

This is an exciting, dual focused role that offers variety and flexibility in a fast paced environment.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for completed applications is 24th September, interviews to take place on 1st October 2021

Bank Catering Assistant – Shrewsbury

£10.04 per hour (excluding shift premia)

We are looking to recruit some additional casual staff to supplement our existing kitchen team.

You will be called upon when there is a shortfall in staff. The role involves assisting in the preparation and service of meals as required. You will also wash up all used utensils, crockery and cutlery both manually and using the dishwasher.

You will need to have a current basic food hygiene certificate, or be prepared to undertake the qualification if appointed. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Full details available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application form

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

Closing date for applications is 17th September 2021

Bank Housekeeper

£10.04 per hour

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

Working as part of a newly created team in a multi-disciplinary environment, the Housekeeper is expected to make a significant contribution to the efficient and effective operation of the Hospice Living well ethos. This involves undertaking a range of duties associated with the operational requirements of the Hospice premises and infrastructure, Cleaning, Laundry, infection control porterage, health & safety etc.  

Application pack available here: Bank Housekeeper Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for completed applications is 30th September 2021

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