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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic and supportive team? 
A job at Saint Francis Hospice may be just what you are looking for.
Lesley BurrowsSaint Francis Hospice is a charity delivering specialist palliative care services both at the hospice itself and
out in our community. Whether you're looking for a clinical position or wish to support the fundraising, 
retail or admin teams, Saint Francis Hospice is a supportive and forward-thinking place of work. 

We wish to attract applicants who adhere to our Core Values of Support, Fairness and Honesty. These values underpin all that our charity aspires to do and shapes both our internal and external behaviour. 

Please note the location of the hospice when considering your application. 

Some jobs will require an online application via the NHS website, but this will be indicated. Applications which require completion of a Saint Francis Application form should be sent by email to jobs@sfh.org.uk.  Applications sent to this email address will receive an automated receipt confirmation response, if you do not receive this please contact the HR department to ensure that we have received your application by the closing date.

As part of our work to ensure our resources are used for patient care, we would appreciate it if participants can download their application, job description etc. All communication will be via email, so please supply your email address. 

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Please note: If you do not get a response to an application within two weeks of the closing date, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  
 

We would be grateful if you could also complete an Equality & Diversity Monitoring form when applying for our vacancies. 

Job Ref: SFH 62
HR Business Partner (Retail)
Starting salary £36,292 per annum (pro rata)
18.5 hours pw (flexibility on how hours can be worked), part time, permanent

 

Saint Francis Hospice is an independent charity and one of the largest adult hospices in the UK. We serve the population of Brentwood, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge to around one million people.

 

About the role: 
We are recruiting for a credible and confident HR Business Partner who will support the retail division of our services.  The role will be part time, based working out of our Headquarters at Saint Francis Hospice, Havering-Atte-Bower, and Retail Head Office, Unit 10 Ashton Gate, Ashton Road, Harold Hill, Romford, RM3 8UF 

 

About you: 
You will be CIPD accredited and able to evidence experience of wide-ranging HR skills, including the ability to handle complex employee relation issues, implement change programmes and extensive experience of resourcing staff in a challenging environment. A strong team ethic and building close relationships with colleagues will come naturally to you, as well as the ability to manage, influence and foster strong business relationships. Excellent organisation, decision-making and project management skills are also essential.

 

It would be ideal (but not essential) if you had prior experience of working within the retail sector.  


For informal enquiries, and arrangements to visit please contact Luella Dixon, Interim Head of HR, on 01708 753319 ext 2346

 

In the event of a high number of responses to this advert, Saint Francis Hospice reserves the right to close the vacancy early. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the advertised closing date then please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion

 

To apply for this vacancy, please download the Application Form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form  Please return you completed application as soon as possible to jobs@sfh.org.uk 


Closing Date:  25th May 2017

Interview Date: 7th June 2017

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the HR Business Partner


Job Ref: SFH 47
Fundraiser
Starting Salary £20,623 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, permanent
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced fundraiser to work within the charity’s fundraising team, engaging with new and existing supporters to ensure they receive the appropriate level of donor care needed to maximise their fundraising contribution.
 
You will be an excellent communicator, highly motivated with a sales outlook, and a creative thinker who is able to identify and cultivate supporters to develop new fundraising opportunities. You will be used to working across a variety of projects and able to prioritise your workload effectively.

You will have proven experience of working closely with volunteers, able to recruit, develop and motivate them using your influential yet collaborative style. 

In this role, you'll be responsible for delivering current fundraising campaigns and projects to target as part of the Fundraising team’s £1.3 million target, and for innovating, developing and delivering new fundraising activities. You will monitor and evaluate your fundraising activity in order `to create opportunities for future growth. This role is customer-focused and you'll spend lots of time encouraging and working with our fantastic supporters to maximise their fundraising, so sales experience would be a definite advantage.

The hospice’s fundraising activity includes a mixture of community, corporate and events activities. You'll have contact with event participants and supporters and manage relationships with supporters and suppliers, working with colleagues across the Fundraising team.

You will be active in the community, visiting supporters, attending meetings, events and cheque presentations. You will keep supporters up to date with communications, including thank you letters and digital content, to ensure they are fully engaged with the hospice and its work, and that their efforts are recognised. You will also maintain excellent records of all fundraising activity and income.

If you are a target-driven team player who is motivated by the idea of raising more funds than ever for a fantastic local charity, this is the job for you.

To apply for this vacancy please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  Please return your application as soon as possible to jobs@sfh.org.uk

Interview date: to be confirmed

Job Ref: J181-084
Staff Nurse, Inpatient Unit
£24,635 to £26,955 per annum, pro-rata
30 hours per week, nights with occasional rotation to days, permanent
An opportunity has arisen for a night Staff Nurse with occasional rotation to days within the Inpatient Unit.  We are seeking nurses with a passion for palliative care, highly motivated and forward thinking to work within the ward team of nurses.

Our vision is to help anyone in the community who has a life limiting illness to receive excellent person centred care when they need it in the place of their choice.  We strive to continue to develop and improve services on a clinical and governance level in line with the Care Quality Commission, Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE).

If you are an avid and enthusiastic nurse with excellent communication skills looking for an opportunity to give your best and become part of an ‘Outstanding’ and friendly team we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you are interested and would like to discuss this career opportunity please contact either Maureen Campbell our Night Ward Sister on 01708 753319 ext. 2228 or Hazel McGwyne on ext. 2349.

Please complete your application online via NHS Jobs. The job reference number is J181- 084.

Closing date:      5th June 2017
Interview date:    14th June 2017

Job Ref: J181-083
Practice Development Nurse
Salary £36,292 - £41,424 p.a. pro rata, (£21,775 - £24,854 pro rata salary)
22.5 hours per week, part time, permanent

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Practice Development Nurse.  We are seeking a highly motivated, exceptional Palliative Care Nurse who has teaching and learning at the heart of their practice. You will be highly motivated, creative and focused.

 

Our vision is to help anyone in the community who has a life limiting illness to receive excellent person centred care, when and where they need it. We strive to develop and improve services on a clinical and governance level in line with the Care Quality Commission’s key lines of enquiry. 

 

If you are an enthusiastic nurse with excellent communication skills, looking for an opportunity to make a difference to practice within a friendly, dynamic and supportive team we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

If you are interested and would like to discuss this career opportunities please contact Bridget Moss, Head of Education on extension 2261 or Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on extension 2349.  

 

If you would like to apply for the Practice Development Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 083


Closing Date: 16th June 2017 

Interviews26th June 2017

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Practice Development Nurse 

Job Ref: SFH 66
Retail Manager, Upminster
Salary £17,225 per annum, plus performance related bonus
Full time 37.5 hours per week, including some weekend working, permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our general shop in Upminster.  

Managing a team of paid and volunteer staff, selling high quality donated goods to provide essential financial support for the good work of your local hospice and ensuring that high standards of customer care and service are upheld.

If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager or Michelle Nicholls, Director of Retail on 01708 376269.

To apply for this vacancy please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk

Closing Date: 7th June 2017 at 9am
Interview Date:  15th June 2017