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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. 

J181-173::Job Ref: J181-173
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 Kirston Challis our Senior Ward Sister on 01708 753319 ext. 2317 or Hazel McGwyne, Head of Quality and Audit on ext. 2349. 

If you would like to apply for the Staff Nurse position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 173.

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

J181-170::Job Ref: J181-170
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 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 J181-170


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.


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 129
Assistant Retail Manager, Harold Hill Furniture Shop
Salary £16,781 per annum, pro rata
15 hours per week, includes weekend working, permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to promote the good reputation of the hospice by helping to optimise sales in our Harold Hill Furniture shop. 


Retail experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail Store Manager.


If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager on 01708 376269.


Please note that a basic criminal records disclosure will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate. Also, please be aware that successful applicants will be required on occasion to travel and work between multiple store locations as a key requirement of the role.


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: 8th October 2018 at 9am

 

Interview date: 17th October 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Assistant Retail Manager, Harold Hill Furniture positon 

Job Ref: SFH 128
Assistant Retail Store Manager, Upminster Shop
£16,781 per annum, pro rata 
22.5 hours per week, includes weekend working, permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to promote the good reputation of the hospice by helping to optimise sales in our Upminster shop.

 

Retail experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail Store Manager.

If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager on 01708 376269.


Please note that a basic criminal records disclosure will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate. Also, please be aware that successful applicants will be required on occasion to travel and work between multiple store locations as a key requirement of the role.

 

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:              4th October 2018 at 9am

Interview date:            18th October 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Assistant Retail Manager, Upminster position 

Job Ref: SFH 127
Assistant Retail Store Manager, Hornchurch General
£16,781 per annum pro-rata
22.5 hours per week, including weekend working, permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to promote the good reputation of the hospice by helping to optimise sales in our Hornchurch General store. 
 
Retail experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail Store Manager.
If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager on 01708 376269.

Please note that a basic criminal records disclosure will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate. Also, please be aware that successful applicants will be required on occasion to travel and work between multiple store locations as a key requirement of the role.

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 2018
Interview date:     12th October 2018


Job Ref: SFH 126
Assistant Retail Store Manager, Wanstead
£16,781 per annum pro-rata
22.5 hours per week, including weekend working, permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to promote the good reputation of the hospice by helping to optimise sales in our new Wanstead shop.
  
Retail experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail Store Manager.
If you have any specific questions about this opportunity, please contact Sandra Sutton, Area Retail Manager on 01708 376269.

Please note that a basic criminal records disclosure will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate. Also, please be aware that successful applicants will be required on occasion to travel and work between multiple store locations as a key requirement of the role.

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 2018 at 9am
Interview date:     11th October 2018

Job Ref: SFH 122
Bank Supervisor
Hourly Rate: £8.58
Bank - as and when required

  

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to provide relief cover across our successful chain of Charity Shops.


You will be responsible for supervising a team of volunteers in the absence of their Manager, helping to optimise sales and revenue in each shop you are sent to.


You will maintain high standards of customer care within the team, ensuring that the local community can readily perceive that their donations of goods and their custom give support for the good work of their local hospice.


Please note that a basic criminal records disclosure will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate.


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:            11th October 2018

Interview date:          26th October 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Bank Supervisor 

SFH-112::Job Ref: SFH 112
Domestic Assistant
£16,781 per annum pro rata, actual part time salary £8,950 per annum
20 hours per week, variable rota
  • Working at variable times and in different areas of the hospice complex as required
  • Monday to Sunday between the hours of 6.30am and 6.30pm 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. 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. 

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