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A job at Saint Francis Hospice may be just what you are looking for.
Group photo of Margaret Power with staffSaint 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: J283-209
Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
Salary range £38,140 - £44,328 per annum, pro rata
Full time (37.5 hours per week) or part time considered, permanent


The Specialist Community & Crisis Support service provides 24-hour specialist advice, support and facilitation of care for those persons with complex symptom management due to life limiting illness and support to carers of the individual within the home setting, at a nurse led clinic environment or within the office on telephone support.

 

An opportunity has arisen for dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced nurses with good clinical palliative care knowledge base, to join our well-established specialist community service as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. This post will provide varied senior experience in a multidisciplinary working environment delivering a 24/7 service to individuals, carers and other health care professionals in the community.

The Specialist Community & Crisis Support Service works within the boundaries of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood and provides out of hours’ advisory telephone support to Redbridge. Working collaboratively with other internal and external health care professionals is an essential part of the specialist service.

We are looking for candidates who have excellent communication, assessment and prioritisation skills, and understand the needs of those receiving palliative care/end of life care, a working knowledge of evidence based practice and the ability to develop a good knowledge base of current initiatives and developments in palliative care.

Any community experience with lone working involved would be valuable in addition to the non-medical prescribing qualification or working towards.

Relevant experience of working at a senior level, managing a clinical caseload is essential with appropriate supporting qualifications and as well as any evidence of appropriate leadership learning.

A structured supportive mentorship programme would be offered and a successful completion of a 6-month probation is required.

Would you like to share your specialist palliative care skills and expertise with us? In return we offer a variety of staff support options, professional development opportunities, excellent team working and a supportive working environment. Superannuation can be continued.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Maria Stripe/Jane Elmer SCCS Team Leaders on 01708 753319 and ask for Ext 2343 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on Ext 2208.

If you would like to apply for the Community CNS position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs  The job reference number is J283-209


Closing date: 4th June 2019

 

Interview date:  19th June 2019

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Community CNS position

SFH 170 - PR & Communications Manager
Starting Salary £25,628 per annum - pro-rata where applicable
Full time 37.5 hours per week or a minimum of 30 hours per week part time fixed term contract to 31st December 2019
We’re looking for an experienced PR and Communications Manager to increase the profile of Saint Francis Hospice and end of life care across a range of media both on and offline. 

You will deliver communications activities that support the organisations strategic objectives. You will produce content for press releases, appeals, publications and social media

You’ll be responsible for proactive PR, external communications and media handling on behalf of the Hospice, including the high profile awareness weeks.

You will support internal communications, be responsible for maintaining the news section of the Hospice website, and contribute to the Marketing and Communications strategy. You will have good digital knowledge, supporting the email marketing efforts, social media marketing, online advertising, SEO and PPC by working with the Social Media and Digital Content Officer.

This is a fixed term contract until 31st December 2019, full-time hours are preferred but 30 hours/flexible working would be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Coyle at lauracoyle@sfh.org.uk or call 01708 753319.

All completed application forms must be sent directly to the HR Department or emailed to jobs@sfh.org.uk
  
Closing date:    3rd June 2019 at 10am
Interview date:  to be confirmed


Job Ref: SFH 157 - Fundraiser
Salary starting at £21,454 per annum
Full time, 37.5 hours per week over 7 days, permanent

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our busy Fundraising team. The candidate will need to be a highly motivated individual with strong communications skills and the ability to persuade, motivate and negotiate with people of all ages and ability. The individuals will be the first point of contact for supporters and will manage existing community fundraising relationships and develop new relationships; encourage them to support the Hospice through every appropriate fundraising channel, including face to face and regular giving products. 


We are seeking proactive team players who are able to work well under pressure, use their own initiative and possess strong organisational skills. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with previous fundraising experience and looking for a new challenge. If you want to be part of a dynamic team that raises funds to support vital end of life care services, this is the job for you!


To apply for the Fundraiser position, please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.


Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk quoting the appropriate reference number on your application.


Closing date:  30th May 2019 at midday 

Interview date:  to be confirmed

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Fundraiser (SFH 157) position



Job Ref: SFH 168 - Marketing Manager
£25,628 per annum, pro rata where applicable
Full Time, part time considered minimum 30 hours per week - fixed term contract till December 2019

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Manager with a commercial mindset to join our busy Marketing and Communications team.

 

The post holder is responsible for the Hospice’s marketing activities, raising the profile of our work, ensuring that the positive image of the Hospice is maintained and supporting the growth of income generation. We need someone to devise and implement innovative and effective campaigns to support income generation and awareness of our services. You will take responsibility for campaign planning and output across the full marketing mix.

 

You will also be responsible for ensuring that brand guidelines are followed increasing awareness of the work of the Hospice and be the main point of contact for marketing activity, developing and executing marketing plans as required and agreed with the Head of Marketing and Communications.

 

The post holder will be responsible for maximising opportunities to promote all aspects of the charity, including service delivery, volunteering, general fundraising support and retail support. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.

 

You must have excellent planning and organisational skills as well as strong written English. Experience in video production and photography is desirable.

 

This is a fixed term contract until 31st December 2019 full-time hours are preferred but 30 hours/flexible working would be considered.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Coyle at lauracoyle@sfh.org.uk or call 01708 753319.


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:   to be confirmed
Interviews:   to be confirmed

Job Ref: J283-207
Lecturer in Palliative Care
Salary starting at £38,140 per annum
37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent


Are you passionate about education and developing others to equip them to provide the highest quality evidenced-based palliative and end of life care? Would you like to be part of a dynamic, responsive and well-led team? Our work includes academic teaching and management of a BSc/MSc course in partnership with London South Bank University, varied practice development for internal colleagues and external stakeholders. and bespoke commissioned education and training.


If you have experience at a senior nurse level and you answer yes to any of the questions above, we want to hear from you.


If you would like to apply for the Lecturer in Palliative Care position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs  The job reference number is J283-207


Closing date:    23rd May 2019

Interview date:   To be confirmed

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Lecturer in Palliative Care

Job Ref: J283-201
Bank Clinical Nurse Specialist
£19.30 per hour
Bank- variable as & when required
The Specialist Community & Crisis Support service provides 24-hour specialist advice, support and facilitation of care for those persons with complex symptom management due life limiting illness and support to carers of the individual within the home setting, at a nurse led clinic environment or within the office on telephone support. 

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced nurse with good clinical palliative care knowledge base, to join our well-established specialist community service as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (Bank). This post will provide varied senior experience in a multidisciplinary working environment delivering a 24/7 service to individuals, carers and other health care professionals in the community.  
  
The Specialist Community & Crisis Support Service works within the boundaries of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood and provides out of hours’ advisory telephone support to Redbridge. Working collaboratively with other internal and external health care professionals is an essential part of the specialist service. 

We are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication, assessment and prioritisation skills, and understands the needs of those receiving palliative care /end of life care, a working knowledge of evidence based practice and the ability to develop a good knowledge base of current initiatives and developments in palliative care.

Relevant experience of working at a senior level as well as any evidence of appropriate leadership learning.

Would you like to share your specialist palliative care skills and expertise with us?  We offer excellent team working and a supportive working environment with opportunity to develop processes and policies unique to the service.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Maria Stripe/Jane Elmer SCCS Team Leaders on 01708 753319 and ask for Ext 2343 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on Ext 2208.  

If you would like to apply for the Community Clinical Nurse Specialist position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J283-201

Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least seven days notice by email of invitation to interviews.


Job Ref: J283-197
Staff Nurse - Inpatient Unit
Salary Range £25,628 to £28,042 per annum, pro rata where applicable
Full time 37.5 hours per week, permanent, part time considered
We have opportunities for Staff Nurse positions with occasional rotation to nights within the Inpatient Unit.  We are seeking nurses with a passion for palliative care, highly motivated and forward thinking to work within the existing caring and dynamic 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 enthusiastic and caring 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 an informal discussion in the first instance please contact Michaela Sen, Interim Head of Quality and Audit on 01708 753319 ext 2260, or Ward Sisters Debbie Alexander or Margaret Power on Ext 2228.

If you would like to apply for the Staff Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J283-197.

We offer continuation of access to contributing to the NHS Pension Scheme or access to our Aviva Pension Schem
Free on-site parking
Subsidised canteen facilities
On site Education Centre & Library
Employee Assistance Program
Social Events

We will be shortlisting and arranging interviews as applications are received.

Job Ref: J283-198
Bank Staff Nurses, Inpatient Unit
Rate of pay £13.10 per hour
Flexible hours, as and when required

 

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 Michaela Sen, Interim Head of Quality and Audit on 01708 753319 ext 2260, or Ward Sisters Debbie Alexander or Margaret Power on Ext 2228.


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 J283-198.


We offer continuation of access to contributing to the NHS Pension Scheme or access to our Aviva Pension Schem
Free on-site parking
Subsidised canteen facilities
On site Education Centre & Library
Employee Assistance Program
Social Events

Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least seven days notice by email of invitation to interviews.

       

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Bank Staff Nurse

Job Ref: SFH 152
Domestic Assistants required - Permanent & Bank
£8.58 per hour
15 hours per week, part time, permanent or variable hours, as and when required for Bank

Domestic Assistants required:

 

  • Working at variable times and in different areas of the hospice complex as required.
  • Monday to Sunday between 06:30am and 18:30pm, including bank holidays as required

 

Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness is of critical importance for us at the hospice both for the patients we care for and their relatives, visitors and staff who work here.

 

For this position, the duties are to provide a cleaning, laundry, meals and beverage service to patients and to clean offices and other non-patient areas.  The cleaning work is very detailed.  There are set procedures to follow for infection prevention in the different areas being worked in.  Duties involve the use of ladders and steps to change curtains and high level cleaning and coping with steep stairs in the older part of the building.

 

Duties include working in a sensitive environment.  It is extremely important that applicants are able to understand how to behave when serving meals to or working near patients and their relatives.

  

Full training will be provided before you are expected to work independently.


If you have any questions regarding these vacancies, please contact Sarah Higbee, Domestic Services Team Leader or Jan Lessons, Facilities Manager telephone number 01708 753319


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


Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least seven days notice by email of invitation to interviews.


Previous applicants need not re-apply


View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Domestic Assistant