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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!” 

Complementary Therapist

£25,523- £31,194 per annum (FTE equivalent)

13 hours per week

Shrewsbury

We are looking for an experienced Complementary Therapist to offer a range of supportive therapies alongside medical treatments to help alleviate symptoms of illness. You will help patients relax, reduce stress, improve sleep patterns and symptoms, and alleviate feelings of anxiety and depression.

Full details below.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for applications is 26th August; interviews to be held 8th September

Community Shop Manager- Bishops Castle (12 month fixed term)

£18,748 per annum

37 ½ hours per week to include weekend working

Severn Hospice has a network of shops across Shropshire and Mid-Wales. These shops generate a substantial level of income to support Severn Hospice to care for patients and their families from the community they operate with. Our shop focus is on empowering volunteers to maximise their potential within the shops.

The Community Shop Manager has the freedom to make local decisions to drive their business within their community, and acts as an entrepreneur to maximise every sales opportunity available. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in generating income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Community Shop Manager- Newtown(6 month fixed term)

£20,225 per annum

37 ½ hours per week to include weekend working

Severn Hospice has a network of shops across Shropshire and Mid-Wales. These shops generate a substantial level of income to support Severn Hospice to care for patients and their families from the community they operate with. Our shop focus is on empowering volunteers to maximise their potential within the shops.

The Community Shop Manager has the freedom to make local decisions to drive their business within their community, and acts as an entrepreneur to maximise every sales opportunity available. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in generating income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for applications will be 2nd September with interviews shortly after.

Bank Assistant Community Shop Manager

£10.70 per hour

Covering Welshpool, Newtown and Oswestry

Severn Hospice has a network of shops across Shropshire and Mid-Wales. These shops generate a substantial level of income to support Severn Hospice to care for patients and their families from the community they operate with.

Our shop focus is on empowering volunteers to maximise their potential within the shops. In the majority of situations, this role will provide cover in shops in the Community Shop Manager’s absence, and be the single paid member of staff in the shop environment, with support from volunteers. The cover is provided on a flexible, mutual agreeable basis. This exciting role is at the forefront of our Community Shop offer, and plays a vital role in supporting the shop team to generate income to care for patients and their families across Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for applications is 22nd July. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, once we have received a sufficient number of applications the advert will be removed.

Bank Patient Transport Coordinator

£10.95 – £12.17 per hour depending on experience

Shrewsbury

Severn Hospice are looking for a flexible Patient Transport Coordinator to join the team. You will be responsible for the administration and co-ordination of appropriate transport within all areas of patient care at all sites as required and in accordance with the Hospice’s Transport Policy.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Closing date for applications is 8th September, interviews to be held 21st September

Bank Furniture Store Assistant

£10.70 per hour

Shrewsbury

Severn Hospice has a network of shops across Shropshire and Mid-Wales. These shops generate a substantial level of income to support Severn Hospice to care for patients and their families from the community they operate with. At the heart of this retail offer, is the Shrewsbury Furniture store.

In a warehouse location, the role undertakes tasks in two specific areas;

On the shop floor the role works alongside volunteers, serving customer, handling customer enquiries, moving furniture around the shop floor, sorting donations, and ensuring Severn Hospice maximises income from donated sales.

In addition, the role supports the booking of collection and delivery of furniture and answering customer and donor telephone queries.

This is an exciting, dual focused role that offers variety and flexibility in a fast-paced environment.

A DBS Check will be required.

Application pack available here: Application Pack

Application form available here: Application Form

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

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, once we have received a sufficient number of applications the advert will be removed.

Bank Registered Nurses – Shrewsbury and Telford Wards

£13.88 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

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