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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 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 180
Driver/Delivery Person
Starting Salary £16.781 Per Annum
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week - Permanent 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to help provide a local collection and delivery service for donated goods.

 

You will need a good level of physical fitness and a professional manner and appearance is required.

 

A full clean driving license is essential.

 

Please note that a basic criminal disclosure will be undertaken 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


Closing date:   17th July 2019

 

Interview date:  25th July 2019

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Driver/Delivery Person

Job Ref: SFH 177
Gardener/Grounds Person
Salary starting at £17,633 per annum, pro rata
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.  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:    24th July 2019 at midday

Interview Date: to be arranged


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

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 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

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 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