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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 58
Retail Manager, Romford 
Salary £16,160 per annum plus performance related bonus
Full time, 37.5 hours per week including weekend working, permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our Electrical Shop in Romford. 
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 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 April 2017 at 9am
Interview Date:  26th April 2017

Job Ref: SFH 47
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: J181-077
Ward Manager, Inpatient Unit
Salary Range: £36,292 to £41,424 per annum
Full time, 37 hours per week, permanent
Are you an experienced clinician with excellent leadership and strategic planning skills and a passion for developing innovative services?

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced clinician to join the Saint Francis Hospice team as the Ward Manager 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.  Inpatients clinical services are provided within a modern, personal and friendly Inpatient Unit, in the Community we have the Community and Crisis Support Service and Hospice at Home Service and also provide Specialist Day Therapy Services.  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. 

The postholder will be joining Saint Francis Hospice at an exciting time of service reconfiguration and change as services are adapted to meet the changing needs of our local community.  The Inpatient Unit is now under new leadership and has recently undergone a review of reporting structures and staff establishment to support our patients increasing complexity and also the needs of younger patients.  Our driving aim is to be able to support our patients in ‘what matters to me today’, and to this end we are incredibly flexible. 

If you are a highly motivated and dynamic clinician with strong clinical leadership skills and demonstrable managerial and change management experience we would love to hear from you.  Excellent team working skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills are also essential to support sensitive collaborative working with colleagues, volunteers and patients.   

In return we offer clinical supervision, 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 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. 

If you would like to apply for the Ward Manager, Inpatient Unit position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 077.

Closing date:    1st May 2017
Interview date:  10th May 2017

Job Ref: J181-078
PA to the Director of Quality and Care
Starting Salary £20,623 per annum
37.5 hours per week, Permanent

Saint Francis Hospice is seeking a PA to support the Director of Quality & Care.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PA to join the busy Quality and Care Services Team.

Primarily, the role is to provide a full confidential Personal Assistant/secretarial and administrative support service to the Director of Quality & Care. You will also act as a key point of contact for numerous internal/external stakeholders and will be responsible for the administration of the quarterly Directorate & Governance Committee meetings. 

Ideally, the successful candidate will have an NVQ level 3 Business and Administration or equivalent level of experience with excellent communication skills. 

If you would like to apply for the PA to the Director of Quality and Care, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs. The Job Ref number is: J181-078

Closing Date: Friday 28th April 2017 at 9am

Interview Date: Tuesday 9th May 2017

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

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the PA to the Director of Quality and Care