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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

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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.

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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 Fellow (Foundation Year 3 Doctor)

37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury or Telford (negotiable)

Salary in line with NHS

We are looking to recruit someone to assist the Medical team in routine clinical and administrative duties within and outside the Hospice. In conjunction with the Palliative Medicine Consultants, to ensure and maintain high standards of patient care and to implement medical policy.

Based at either Shrewsbury or Telford site you will also participate in on-call commitments.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Alice o’Connor on 01743 236565.

Application pack available here: Clinical Fellow Foundation 3 Doctor 2021

Application form available here: Application Form DBS

Closing date for completed applications is 29th January 2021

Bank Healthcare Assistants – Shrewsbury and Telford

£9.83 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 HCA Wards Oct 2020

Application form available here: Application Form Bank Staff

Hospice at Home Bank Healthcare Assistants

£10.73 per hour excluding shift premia

Hospice at Home Bank Registered Nurses

£15.00 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-H@H-Bank-HCA

 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-H@H-Bank-RGN

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


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