Applications can be returned by post to Gaynor Taylor, HR Advisor, Severn Hospice, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, SY3 8HS. 

Alternatively, they can be emailed to


Registered Nurse –  30 / 37.5 hours per week (Shrewsbury ward)

£11.18  – £14.44 per hour 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.

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 Team Leader/Nurse in Charge

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 Staff Nurse

Application form available here: Application Form (DBS)

Closing date for completed applications is 15th December. Interviews scheduled for 5th January 2018


Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants

Hospice at Home Bank Registered Nurses

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 these positions, please phone 01743 261506





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