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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 67
Assistant Retail Manager, Hornchurch General
£16,131 per annum pro-rata, plus performance related bonus
22.5 hours per week, including weekend working
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to promote the good reputation of the hospice by helping to optimise sales in our Hornchurch General shop.  

Retail experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail Manager.

If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager 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:    12th July 2017 
Interview Date:     25th July 2017

Job Ref: J181-092
Pemberton Place Co-ordinator
£27,824 to £31,883 per annum
Full Time, 373.5 hours per week, permanent
Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to demonstrate leadership, organisational and management skills? We are looking for the right individual to further develop our new model of Outpatient Clinics and Social Hub at Saint Francis Hospice

Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, with a multi-professional workforce delivering specialist palliative care via an eighteen bedded in-patient unit, a specialist community & crisis support service, a hospice at home service and Pemberton Place providing outpatient sessions, appointments and groups. Working in collaboration with these clinical services, our education centre has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality education programmes and study days. 

Due a recent service review of how we deliver day services, we are proud to launch Pemberton Place. This will be the setting to host our outpatient nurse and medical led clinics as well as an exciting variety of therapeutic groups led by allied health professional colleagues.
 
The Pemberton Place Co-ordinator role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to further develop our new service and will need to have a defined and organised management of room bookings, advanced IT skills and co-ordination of a committed team consisting of Pemberton Place Assistants and a service Administrator.

This newly developed role will also involve coordination of volunteers in varying roles of general helpers and drivers providing daily assistance to groups and clinics. 
 
If you would like to informally discuss this job opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Lesley Burrows, Community Team Manager on 01708 753319 ext.  2208, or Tes Smith Director of Quality & Care ext. 2203 for further information.

If you would like to apply for the Pemberton Place Co-ordinator position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181-092.

Closing date:     30th June 2017 at 3pm 
Interviews:       14th July 2017


Job Ref: J181-091
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- 091.

Closing date:      4th August 2017 at 3pm
Interview date:    17th August 2017

Job Ref: J181-090
Bereavement Service Co-ordinator
£29,788 per annum
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, 3 year fixed term contract
Saint Francis Hospice, an independent charity and one of the largest adult hospices in the UK, recently rated outstanding by CQC.  Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation providing care to people throughout the boroughs of Brentwood, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge.

We are looking to recruit a Bereavement Service Co-ordinator to work within our Family Support Services team.
 
The Bereavement Service provided by Saint Francis Hospice is a well-established part of the support we are able to offer families and carers and the Co-ordinator will have a central role in this service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual qualified in counselling, social work or psychology with experience of working with bereaved people, service co-ordination and with a strong commitment to working with volunteers.  You will need proven communication, organisation and leadership skills.

We can offer:

A supportive environment within the hospice multi-professional team
A structured induction 
Excellent training and development opportunities in our purpose built education centre
Excellent working environment
Membership of the Hospice pension scheme

If you would like to discuss the job opportunity, or arrange an informal visit, we would be delighted to hear from you. For more information about this post please contact Shahina Haque, Family Support Services Manager on 01708 753319.

If you would like to apply for the Bereavement Service Co-ordinator position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181-090 

Closing date: 7th July 2017 at 3pm
Interview date: 21st July 2017

J181-087
Bank Staff Nurse
£12.59 per hour
Bank - flexible hours
We have opportunities for Bank Staff Nurses to work 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 s 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 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 the Inpatient Unit and ask to speak to Margaret Power or Debbie Alexander, Ward Sisters on 01708 753319 ext. 2281 or Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on ext. 2349.

If you would like to apply for a Bank Staff Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 087. Staff who wish to apply are advised to inform their line manager of their application.

Closing Date: 7th July 2017 at 3pm
Interview Date: 17th July 2017

Job Ref: J181-086
Physiotherapist
Salary £24,635 to £26,955 per annum, pro rata
29 Hours per week, part time, permanent
Have you ever wondered what a Physiotherapist in a hospice does?  It is a rewarding role that will develop your palliative care skills and knowledge.  It will also allow you to develop your practice and improve your communication skills, whilst helping people manage life limiting illnesses.

We are looking to recruit a Band 5 physiotherapist to join our physiotherapy team.  The post holder will support people in the community, inpatient unit and the day therapy unit.
You should be registered with the HCPC and have some experience of supporting people affected by life-limiting conditions.

St Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation providing care to people throughout the boroughs of Brentwood, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge.

We can offer:

A supportive environment within the hospice multi-professional team
A structured induction and clinical supervision
Excellent training and development opportunities in our purpose built education centre
Excellent working environment
Continued access to the NHS pension scheme or membership of the Hospice pension scheme
For more information about this post please contact Ann Stock, Physiotherapy Team Leader on 01708 753319 ext 2227.

If you would like to apply for the Physiotherapist position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 086.

Closing Date:  26th June 2017
Interview Date:  7th July 2017

Job Ref: J181-085
Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse
Salary range: £36,292 - £41,424 per annum
37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent

Are you an experienced clinician with excellent leadership skills and a passion, delivering Person Centred Care?

 

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced clinician to join the Saint Francis Hospice team as the Senior Sister/Senior Charge Nurse of the 18 bedded Palliative Care Inpatient Unit.

 

Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation delivering a full range of specialist palliative care services for all patients with life limiting illness.  The hospice supports 5 Clinical commissioning Groups and has a robust Governance Structure in Place.    We achieved ‘Outstanding’ in our CQC inspection in April 2016.   We providing Inpatient clinical services within a modern, personal and friendly 18 bedded unit, as well as Community Crisis Support Service, Hospice at Home Service and also Specialist Day Therapy Services provided at Pemberton Place.  Alongside these clinical services we have the hospice Pepperell Education Centre which has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality education programmes and study days.  

 

Saint Francis Hospice has recently adapted and reconfigured its services to meet the changing needs of our local community.  The Inpatient Unit has undergone a comprehensive review of staff establishment to support our patients increasing complexity and the specialist needs of our younger patients.  Our driving aim is to be able to support our patients in ‘what matters to them on a day to day basis and to this end we are incredibly flexible.

 

If you are a highly motivated and dynamic clinician with strong clinical leadership skills, a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, we would love to hear from you.  .   

 

We in return will offer supervision, reflective practice, staff support, professional development opportunities and a supportive working environment.  Transfer of NHS superannuation scheme or a private pension scheme is also available.

 

If you are excited by this opportunity and would like to discuss this opportunity or arrange an informal visit we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please contact Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on 01708 753319, Ext 2349.

If you would like to apply for the Senior Sister/ Senior Charge Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 085

 

Closing Date:      30th June 2017 at 3 pm

Interview Date:      10th July 2017

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Senior Sister/Senior Charge Nurse position



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