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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.
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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 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 191
Bank Education Events Assistant
Rate of pay: £8.58 per hour
Bank - as and when required - preferably 12 hours per week, 3 hours per day, 4 days per week (flexible)

Would you like to work as part of an inclusive, welcoming team and organisation? Are you organised and good at working with people?  Do you have excellent customer service skills that you would like to use these within an education centre whilst supporting the work of the Hospice? An opportunity has arisen to join our Education Team to assist in the support of education events, including hospitality and customer care. We provide internal and external education programmes, and specialist library services, for a wide range of people. This position requires the post holder to work collaboratively with a proactive team as well as working alone using their own initiative. This will be a varied role providing support to all event activities in the education centre. You will be part of a great team.


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


All completed application forms must be sent directly to the HR Department or emailed to jobs@sfh.org.uk


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


CLOSING DATE:  Thursday 26th September 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 3rd October 2019

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Bank Events Assistant

Job Ref: SFH 177
Gardener/Grounds Person
Salary range £17,633 to £21,798 per annum, pro rata for part time hours if applicable 
Full time or part time - up to 37.5 hours per week, permanent

The hospice is recruiting a Gardener/Grounds Person to help look after its extensive grounds and gardens at Saint Francis Hospice, The Hall, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH.

 

The hospice is situated in a conservation area.  The grounds consist of lawns and planted areas, many mature trees and a collection of historic roses.  Gardening support is provided by a small team of volunteers and the successful applicant will be responsible for managing the volunteers..  You will need a good standard of horticultural knowledge and experience and self-motivation to be able to plan and organise the varied seasonal tasks.


You will be working in a sensitive environment and it is extremely important that you are able to understand how to behave when working near patients and their relatives. 

 

If you would like to view the gardens or have any questions concerning this role, please contact Val Harding, Head of Corporate Services on telephone number 01708 753319 ext. 2289.


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:    26th September 2019 at Midday

Interview Date: to be arranged

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Gardener/Grounds Person

Job Ref: SFH 190
Retail Store Manager, Brentwood Furniture
£21,454 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, including weekends & bank holidays - permanent
To manage the Charity Store by optimising sales and revenue generation achieving income targets and maximising gift aid opportunity.

Ensuring that the store is open during agreed core hours (which are normally from 9am to 5pm although store-trading times differ from store to store) working across five days Monday to Sunday including Bank Holidays.

To cultivate and foster relationships with the local retail community that maximise the opportunities for Saint Francis Hospice to be involved with and benefit from local events.

Although primarily based in the advertised store, the post-holder is expected to work across all Saint Francis Hospice stores providing holiday and other cover, and Saint Francis Hospice reserves the right to request both temporary and/or permanent changes of base to support the needs of the business.

Please note that a basic criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

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:  25th September 2019
Interview date:   11th October 2019


Job Ref: SFH - 183 
Domestic Assistant
Starting Salary £16,781 Per Annum Pro Rata
Part time hours available

 

  • Working at variable times and in different areas of the hospice complex as required.
  • Monday to Sunday between 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.

 

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

 

Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

 

To apply for this vacancy please download the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.  

Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk


We will be shortlisting and arranging interviews as & when applications are received and we reserve the right to close this advert without notice, therefore you are advised to return completed application forms to us as soon as possible.

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Domestic Assistant positions.


Job Ref: J283-197
Staff Nurses - Inpatient Unit
Salary Range £25,628 to £28,042 per annum, pro rata where applicable plus enhancement for shifts worked overnight, at weekends and on bank holidays
Full time positions 37.5 hours per week, permanent, part time considered. Also night position available, 3 nights - 30 hours per week, permanent
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

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: J283-198
Bank Staff Nurses, Inpatient Unit
Rate of pay £13.10 per hour plus enhancement for shifts worked overnight, at weekends and on bank holidays
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