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Saint 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: J181-168
Pemberton Place Support Assistant
Salary scale £17,119 - £21,163 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract, maternity cover

 

Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant looking for an opportunity to innovatively use your skills working closely with individuals accessing specialist palliative services through a variety of multi-professional groups and outpatient services in Pemberton Place at Saint Francis Hospice?   

 

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

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Health Care Assistant to step into a more diverse role working alongside individuals attending the variety of groups and individual therapies on offer, clinical outpatient sessions and a twice weekly social link group all held in Pemberton Place.

 

There are a variety of elements to the role including communications with attendees, direct individual care as well as volunteer driver allocation and handling of transport booking duties whilst working within a small friendly team.

 

The vacancy has arisen due to impending maternity leave and will be for a period of 12 months.

 

If you would like to informally discuss this job opportunity, we would be delighted to hear of any expressions of interest prior to completion of application form. Please contact Andrea Prout Pemberton Place Coordinator x2220 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on ext. 2208 for further information.

 

Please note that successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS clearance as part of the pre-employment clearances.

 

If you would like to apply for the Pemberton Place Support Assistant position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181-168

 

Closing date:          Tuesday 8th May 2018 at 9am

Interview date:        Tuesday 15th May 2018

 


Job Ref: J181-166
Senior Staff Nurse, Inpatient Unit
Salary range: £28,102 to £32,202 per annum, pro rata
30 hours per week, part time, permanent

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Staff Nurse within the Inpatient Unit.  We are seeking an exceptional Palliative Care Nurse, 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 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 to discuss this career opportunity please contact either Kirston Challis, Senior Ward Sister on 01708 755319 ext. 2317 or Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on ext. 2349.

 

If you would like to apply for the Senior Staff Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 166.

 

Closing date:        Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Interview date:      Friday 25th May 2018


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

Job Ref: J181-167
Staff Nurse, Inpatient Unit
Salary range: £24,882 - £27,225 per annum, pro rata
30 hours per week, part time, permanent


An opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse post 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 to discuss this career opportunity please contact Kirston Challis our Senior Ward Sister on Ext 2317 or Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on ext. 2349.


If you would like to apply for the Staff Nurse positions, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181-167


Closing Date:            Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Interview Date:             Friday 25th May 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Staff Nurse, IPU

Job Ref: SFH 105
Domestic Assistant
Salary £16,292 per annum pro-rata
20 hours per week, permanent - variable rota
Working at variable times and in different areas of the hospice complex as required
Monday to Sunday between the hours of 06.30 am and 18.30 pm 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. Please note that successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

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

Closing Date:    30th April 2018
Interview Date:   9th May 2018
To apply for this vacancy please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk

Job Ref: SFH 100
Individual Giving Manager
Starting at £28,102 per annum
30 to 37.5 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract, maternity cover, starting July 2018
As a key member of the Individual Giving team in Fundraising, this role is responsible for the management and execution of multi-channel acquisition and retention campaigns for Appeals, Raffles, Regular Giving and In-Memoriam Giving.

The role has budget responsibility to achieve income targets and manage expenditure, campaign planning to hit income phasing forecasts and will lead on data selection, creative briefing, mailing fulfilment and post-campaign analysis.  The role-holder will also manage In-Memoriam Giving ensuring that service users, staff and volunteers are aware of the different ways that people can donate to the hospice in-memory.

This role will also assist the Database and Supporter Services Manager and Digital Fundraiser in the introduction of donor journeys and optimising the current Thanking programme.  

The successful candidate will be experienced in the creative process involved in direct marketing campaign work including briefing creative agencies, printers and mailing houses.  They should have some knowledge of GDPR and consent to contact as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to work both in a team and individually in a fast paced environment.

If you would like to have a further chat about this role, please contact Justine Burrows, Head of Individual Giving and Data on ext. 2323 or at justineburrows@sfh.org.uk

To apply for this vacancy please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  All completed application forms must be sent directly to the HR Department or emailed to jobs@sfh.org.uk

Closing Date:    27th April 2018 at 3pm
Interview Date:  to be confirmed


Job Ref: J181-164
Bank Staff Nurses, Inpatient Unit
Rate of pay £12.72 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 Kirston Challis Senior Ward Sister on 01708 753319 Ext 2371 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 J181-164.


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 7 days notice by email of invitation to interviews.


We will close this advert without notice when we have a received a sufficient amount of applications, therefore please submit your application to us as soon as possible.

        

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





Job Ref: SFH 95
Bank Health Care Assistants, Inpatient Unit
£8.75 per hour
As & when required
We are seeking Bank Health Care Assistants with a passion for Palliative Care, highly motivated and forward thinking to work within the ward team of nurses.  Do you have a passion to make a difference in providing person Centred Palliative Care?

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the established team for Bank Health Care Assistants, to work within our ‘Outstanding 18 bedded Inpatient Unit’. 

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 CQC KLOE.  

We provide 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 interested and would like to discuss this career opportunity please contact either Kirston Challis, Senior Ward Sister on 01708 753319 Ext 2371 or Ward Sisters Debbie Alexander or Margaret Power on Ext 2228.

Please note that successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS clearance as part of the pre-employment checks.

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 7 days notice by email of invitation to interviews.

We will close this advert without notice when we have a received a sufficient amount of applications, therefore please submit your application to us as soon as possible.

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

Hospice Trustees
Voluntary

Saint Francis Hospice has been providing care to people with life limiting illnesses in Havering, Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge, Brentwood and other parts of South West Essex for more than 30 years.  We are a dynamic and forward thinking hospice, always looking to improve and develop the fully integrated multi-disciplinary services we provide.

 

The Hospice has an 18 bedded In-Patient facility and a Day Services Unit but also works extensively in the community via our Hospice at Home and Community Palliative Care Teams.  In addition we have a busy Education Centre which provides extensive training programmes for a range of professional care providers.  We are a company limited by guarantee and charity funded by voluntary donations and the NHS.  The hospice employs around 250 staff and has over 800 volunteers supporting our work both in the hospice and in our 15 shops.

 

We are now looking for new Trustees to join our Board which is responsible for governing the hospice and planning its future direction with the CEO and Director Team. We are looking for the following range of skill sets and experience:-


  • Finance & Accountancy
  • Charity
  • Marketing and Income Generation
  • Board
  • Senior Level Clinical experience
  • Other professional experience is also desirable

 

We are implementing our 2015-2020 strategy with some exciting initiatives. The organisation has recently achieved ‘Outstanding’ recognition following our Care Quality Commission Inspection and we are continuing to develop the Board to support strategy, strong governance and assist the Hospice to move forward to deliver End of Life Services across our catchment areas.

 

The Trustee role is a voluntary role and the successful applicant would be expected to attend Board and Governance Committee meetings as well as attend some functions and events.

 

The role is extremely worthwhile and very rewarding, providing an opportunity to be fully involved in ensuring that our patients continue to get the high standard of quality care they deserve.

 

Interested candidates who have the commitment and time for this exciting voluntary role and for the opportunity to have an informal visit please contact Lisa Anderson, EA to the CEO & Chairman on 01708 771432. Alternatively send your Curriculum Vitae to lisaanderson@sfh.org.uk or via post for the attention of the Chairman at Saint Francis Hospice, The Hall, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex RM4 1QH.