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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

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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.

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:  “Severn Hospice has shown yet again that their charity shops are among the best in the country. They were named Charity Retailer of the Year in previous years and it is testament to their commitment that they have once again taken the title. It is something they should justifiably be very proud of. 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.

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.

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