Applications can be returned by post to Gaynor Lewis, HR Manager, Severn Hospice, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 8HS. 
Alternatively, they can be emailed to


Graphic Designer (12 month fixed term contract) – Shrewsbury

Up to £25,000 pro rata

Severn Hospice is a special place to work and we’re looking for an equally special person to cover our graphic designer’s maternity leave.

We need someone who can think creatively across all formats, from leaflets, brochures and flyers to digital and web content, animation and campaign designs.

If you’re full of ideas and have the skills to put our work into the picture for the community we serve, we want to hear from you.

You’ll also need to be a self-starter who knows when to take the design lead with internal clients and be able to cope with multiple projects and deadlines.

We’re offering a 12-month, fixed-term contract in a happy team that is proud to care about what it does for the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales.

Full details available here: Application Pack Graphic Designer Nov 2020

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS)

The closing date for applications is 11 December 2020, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 22 December.

Previous applicants need not apply.


Lead Nurse Day Services – Shrewsbury (and required to cover Telford)

£33,389 – £44,023 per annum

The successful candidate will work within the policy frameworks of the hospice in its provision of specialist palliative and supportive care ensuring that the clinical aims and objectives of the organisation are met.

They will be an ambassador for our ‘living well’ approach to care, representing our services in the community and to healthcare colleagues, raising awareness and understanding of how those services can benefit patients.

They will provide dynamic leadership and management to ensure the delivery of high quality, responsive, efficient and effective services including the management of all personnel and utilisation of robust capacity planning and target setting methodologies within the team.

Full details available here: Application Pack Lead Nurse Day Service Nov 2020

Application form available here: Application Form (DBS)

Closing date for completed applications is 4th December. Interviews scheduled for 11th December


Healthcare Assistant – Shrewsbury / Telford Site

Permanent contract, 22.5 / 30 / 37.5  hours per week

£17,625 – £20351 per annum pro rata (excluding premia) 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 successful candidate will 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. They will support the patients and relatives through ongoing communication. Previous experience in healthcare is essential for this post.

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 HCA Nov 2020

Application form available here: Application Form (DBS)

Closing date for completed applications is 30th November with interviews scheduled for 8th December


Café Assistant / Barista

Hours available: 37.5/25/16 to include weekend working

8 hour weekend contract also available

The roles will be on 12-month contracts with the possibility of becoming permanent after the contract ends. The hourly rate is: under 18 year old – £4.60; 18–20 year old – £6.50; 21–24 year old – £8.25; over 25 years old – £8.77.

We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated cafe assistants, preferably with barista skills, to be part of our new café team

You will be there for the launch of this brand-new venture and help us run it for its all-important first year.

The café will be a key element of our new community hub at Shrewsbury, home to our community nursing services, and be a welcoming social space for everyone, not just patients, families and visitors.

This is a dynamic customer-facing role which will reward enthusiasm in full. The ideal candidates will see themselves as a daily ambassador for a charity they are proud to represent. That pride will extend to customer service, food presentation and a will to always go the extra mile.

The role will cover everything behind the scenes and front of house that will make our café customers want to keep returning: running orders to tables, taking orders, clearing tables, making and serving coffee and tea, processing orders with cash and card via the till, making, prepping and serving food. Previous experience in all areas is preferred but not essential as thorough training will be provided.

The café will be open seven days a week and we will require the successful candidate to have a flexible approach to work-days and hours. There is the potential for catering at outdoor events in future.

Selection will be by an initial interview and then if successful you will be called back the next day for the second stage group interview.

Successful candidates will start February 1st 2021 after training. Closing date for completed application is 2nd December with interviews scheduled for 17th and 18th December

Application pack available by clicking on this link.

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS)

For an informal discussion, please contact Kay Britton (Hospitality and Catering Manager) on 01743 236565


Bank Catering  Assistant – Shrewsbury/Telford site

£9.83 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. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Application pack available here: Application Pack – Bank Catering Assistant Oct 2020

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS)

Closing date for completed applications is 20th November.


Bank Healthcare Assistants –  Shrewsbury and Telford Sites

£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


Catering Assistant (Telford)

37.5 hours per week (5 days in 7)

£8.77 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Catering assistant who will have the opportunity to work in a busy and evolving internal catering team at our Apley site.

The ideal candidate will pride themselves on food presentation and will always want to go the extra mile.

The role will cover all duties including assisting in the preparation of meals, keeping the kitchen clean and working in a friendly driven team.

You will interact with staff and patients and will also be involved in assisting in the preparation and service at events and corporate functions.

Full details available here: Application Pack – Catering Assistant (Telford) Oct 2020

Application form available here: Application Form (non DBS)

Closing date for completed application forms is 27th November. Interviews to take place on 7th December


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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