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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) * Clinical Only *
  • Subsidised meals and use of canteen
  • Cash Health Plan
  • Well-being and staff support framework
  • Staff eligible for Blue Light scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Death in Service

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!” 

Fundraising Manager

£38,250 – £42,500 per annum depending on experience

37.5 hours per week

Telford

Severn Hospice is one of the region’s leading charities, caring for people living with incurable illness across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid Wales and we are seeking a motivated, dedicated and compassionate fundraising professional to join our all-important income generation team.

As part of a team responsible for generating the £2 of every £3 we need to spend on care, you will manage a number of fundraising areas including community, event and corporate fundraising.

Being a strategic thinker you will be instrumental in developing our ambitious and innovative fundraising strategy and lead the implementation of robust annual fundraising plans and programmes to facilitate growth that will fund our care.

As a strong and empathetic leader, you will empower, inspire and support your team, that works together with pride, to perform at their best and for long term success.

Just like our care, our relationships with supporters are individual. With your exceptional interpersonal skills and intuition, you will develop and nurture long-term support and strengthen our network by personalised stewardship throughout an engaging supporter journey.

You will also be experienced in managing budgets, financial forecasting and reporting and have a good understanding of data management.

Severn Hospice is such a rewarding place to work- if you’re dynamic, highly organised and a strong team-player with a passion for making a real difference by raising funds for our caring services we’d love you to get in touch.

Job Description and Person Specification: Fundraising Manager

Apply now: Click Here

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Lottery Manager

£35,388 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Telford

Severn Hospice is one of the region’s leading and much-loved local charity providing specialist care for people living with incurable illness, and we are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and organised individual who wants to make a real difference by raising funds for our caring services.

Our weekly lottery and seasonal raffles are a significant contributor to our caring funds, and with your strategic thinking and strong commercial knowledge you will oversee the development, management and operations of all associated campaigns and activities.

As part of a team responsible for generating the £2 of every £3 we need to spend on care, you will be target-driven, have experience of managing budgets and will develop and implement strategies to grow player participation, retention and engagement to maximise net contribution.

Just like our care, our relationships with supporters are individual and with your great interpersonal skills and empathetic manner you will build relationships and strengthen our network of supporters.

You’ll also have good understanding of relevant regulation policies and codes of conduct, be comfortable in data management, and be able to work in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005.

Being a strong leader, you will manage, inspire and support a busy, ambitious and highly performing lottery team of staff and volunteers to raise funds and support.

Severn Hospice is such a rewarding place to work and if you’re an experienced professional, with long-term vision, creative thinking and a passion for supporting a local cause we’d love you to get in touch.

Job Description and Person Specification: Lottery Manager

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Assistant Gardener

£22,308 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury, to include one day based at Apley

6 Month Fixed Term

Our gardens are an integral part of our approach to care and well-being and we are looking for a keen and enthusiastic gardener to help maintain our beautiful grounds.

With an eye for detail and a passion for high standards of presentation you’ll support the head gardener and gardener with the upkeep of our outdoor spaces that bring comfort and pleasure to patients, their family and friends and visitors.

Working with a large team of volunteers, this role will suit your love of gardening and practical mind. With the opportunity to learn on the job, you’ll help with anything from looking after the lawns and hedges, planting and propagating to maintenance and general tidying.

This role will initially be for six months with the possibility for the right candidate to become a permanent role.

If you’re passionate about flora and fauna, take pride in your work and enjoy being in the outdoors we’d love to hear from you.

Job Description and Person Specification: Assistant Gardener

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Community Shop Manager- Bishops Castle

from £22,308 per annum

37.5 hours per week to include weekend working as required

Bishops Castle

Our shops are at the heart of our local communities and we’re looking for a committed, dynamic and motivated Community Shop Manager to join our retail team based at our shop in Bishops Castle.

Our network of community shops generates over £1 million of income so we can care for patients living with incurable illness across Shropshire, Telford &Wrekin and Mid Wales.

If you love the buzz of a thriving community high street, have a passion for great customer service, are target driven and want to make a real difference in your local community, we’d love you to get in touch.

As the manager, you will be at the forefront of creating a high-quality shopping experience, embracing commercial opportunities to maximise income and take pride in delivering exceptional service to our generous and loyal supporters.

With strong leadership and people skills you will also coordinate, support, inspire and empower a fabulous team of staff and volunteers.

Being part of our retail team is fun, busy and most of all rewarding. This is a great opportunity to further develop your retail skills whilst helping people in the local community.

Be part of something special – take a look at the job description and apply today.

Job Description and Person Specification: Shop Manager

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Assistant Community Shop Manager- Cleobury Mortimer

£8,923 per annum

15 hours per week to include weekend working as required

Cleobury Mortimer

Our shops are at the heart of our local community and we have a vacancy for an Assistant Community Shop Manager at our Cleobury Mortimer store.

If you’re passionate about great customer service, love all things retail and want to use your skills to make a real difference in your local community, we’d love you to apply.

Our network of community shops raise over £1 million of vital funds so we can care for patients living with incurable illness across Shropshire, Telford &Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

As Assistant Community Shop Manager you’ll use your creative flare, organisation skills and enthusiastic approach to support the Community Shop Manager in general day-to-day activities, maximise income, create memorable shopping experiences and support and inspire the fabulous team of volunteers.

You’ll also be one of the friendly faces of the hospice and play an important role in raising awareness of our local services within the community we serve.

Being part of our retail team is fun, busy and most of all rewarding.

The compassion we show in our care extends to everything we do. We offer a supportive working environment and are committed to developing talent within our teams, with career progression opportunities.

Be part of something special – take a look at the job description and apply today.

Job Description and Person Specification: Assistant Shop Manager

Apply now: Click Here

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Assistant Community Shop Manager- Newtown

£13,385 per annum

22.5 hours per week to include weekend working as required

Newtown

Our shops are at the heart of our local community and we have a vacancy for an Assistant Community Shop Manager at our Newtown store.

If you’re passionate about great customer service, love all things retail and want to use your skills to make a real difference in your local community, we’d love you to apply.

Our network of community shops raise over £1 million of vital funds so we can care for patients living with incurable illness across Shropshire, Telford &Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

As Assistant Community Shop Manager you’ll use your creative flare, organisation skills and enthusiastic approach to support the Community Shop Manager in general day-to-day activities, maximise income, create memorable shopping experiences and support and inspire the fabulous team of volunteers.

You’ll also be one of the friendly faces of the hospice and play an important role in raising awareness of our local services within the community we serve.

Being part of our retail team is fun, busy and most of all rewarding.

The compassion we show in our care extends to everything we do. We offer a supportive working environment and are committed to developing talent within our teams, with career progression opportunities.

Be part of something special – take a look at the job description and apply today.

Job Description and Person Specification: Assistant Shop Manager

Apply now: Click Here

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Assistant Community Shop Manager- Whitchurch

£8,923 per annum

15 hours per week to include weekend working as required

Whitchurch

Our shops are at the heart of our local community and we have a vacancy for an Assistant Community Shop Manager at our Whitchurch store.

If you’re passionate about great customer service, love all things retail and want to use your skills to make a real difference in your local community, we’d love you to apply.

Our network of community shops raise over £1 million of vital funds so we can care for patients living with incurable illness across Shropshire, Telford &Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

As Assistant Community Shop Manager you’ll use your creative flare, organisation skills and enthusiastic approach to support the Community Shop Manager in general day-to-day activities, maximise income, create memorable shopping experiences and support and inspire the fabulous team of volunteers.

You’ll also be one of the friendly faces of the hospice and play an important role in raising awareness of our local services within the community we serve.

Being part of our retail team is fun, busy and most of all rewarding.

The compassion we show in our care extends to everything we do. We offer a supportive working environment and are committed to developing talent within our teams, with career progression opportunities.

Be part of something special – take a look at the job description and apply today.

Job Description and Person Specification: Assistant Shop Manager

Apply now: Click Here

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Ward Housekeeper

£2,412 – £2,450 per annum

4 hours per week to be worked on a Sunday only

Telford

We are looking for an empathic and hard working individual to join our Ward Housekeeping team at our Telford site.

The primary focus of this role is to provide patients and relatives with the best possible experience when visiting or residing at Severn Hospice. The postholder will provide a “guest relations” level of hospitality to patients and relatives alike liaising with other Hospitality services to provide a home from home experience to all of our guests.

As well as leading Sunday lunch service, a key role of this post will be to make sure that linen cupboards, medical stores and ward kitchens are in a good state before the start of a new week.

Hours will be 11.30 – 3.30 on Sundays based at Apley, Telford.

A DBS check will be required.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please email Gaynor Lewis (Housekeeping Manager) gaynorl@severnhospice.org.uk or call on 01743 236565.

Job Description and Person Specification: Ward Housekeeper

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Charity Fundraiser (role employed by Engage & Connect)

£26,000 – £40,000 per annum

Bonus scheme, pension, expenses, 31 days paid holiday, full time and part time opportunities.

About you

Are you:

  • living in or within travelling distance of the SY & TF postcode areas?
  • an effective, persuasive, and engaging communicator able to create a rapport in a face-to-face situation?
  • a car driver with a full driving licence and your own vehicle? (Not essential if working door to door)
  • self-motivated with a positive attitude, a high level of self-motivation and a strong work ethic?
  • someone who wants to put their life skills to good use by helping others.

About us

Engage & Connect is a professional Fundraising Agency, a member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, recognised by the Fundraising Regulator, focused on working with Charities across the UK employing Fundraisers who recruit long term supporters.

We are seeking a number of people to work on either a full or part time basis recruiting supporters to Severn Hospice by way of monthly direct debit donations.

Working in places such as shops, garden centres, town centres, at charity events, or visiting people at home, you will become a passionate representative of the charity and gain immense satisfaction from the benefits your hard work produces for them, their patients, and their families.

Previous experience is not essential as training will be provided, you will become a passionate advocate for charity, enjoy engaging with people from all walks of life, be resilient and determined to succeed.

The Benefits

  • employed & salaried role, not self-employed
  • guaranteed 40-hour week if working full time
  • weekly pay
  • basic salary & uncapped bonus scheme
  • up to £100 / week contribution to travel expenses
  • 31 days holiday including Bank Holiday days
  • holiday pay based on average earnings
  • all pro-rata if working part time
  • uniform, equipment, tablet and point of sale material provided.

What happens next?

If you are excited about the opportunity to join this growing Fundraising Agency as a Fundraiser and to support Severn Hospice, then we would love to hear from you. Apply now to info@engageconnect.co.uk, or visit our website at www.engageconnect.co.uk/candidates and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch.

Job Description and Person Specification: Fundraiser

Key Facts- Engage & Connect Click Here

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Bank Steward

£12.82 per hour

Shrewsbury

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

The estates team is the driving force behind the efficient running of our well-maintained and safe buildings and is passionate about high standards of presentation and service across our sites.

We’re looking for approachable, friendly and efficient individuals to join us on a flexible basis to help cover busy periods and holidays at our Telford and Shrewsbury hospices.

With your helpful and flexible approach, you will be part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment who are central to helping the smooth day-to-day routines so patients and their families and visitors receive the best possible care and experience.

You’ll undertake a range of duties including portering, basic maintenance, routine inspections and health and safety and a great team player you’ll foster solid working relationships with colleagues and regular contractors.    

With a full and valid driving licence, you will also be on hand to run errands and transport items between sites.

Caring is what we do best and if you’re someone who takes pride in their work, wants to make a real difference and thrives in a friendly, busy and supportive team, we’d love to hear from you.

Job Description and Person Specification: Bank Steward

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

Bank Registered Nurses – Shrewsbury and Telford Wards

£16.33 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.

Job Description and Person Specification: Bank RGN Application Pack

Apply now: Click Here

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

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