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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 76 - Direct Marketing Executive
Starting at £24,635 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract
As a key member of the Individual Giving and Data team this role is responsible for the timely and cost effective execution of acquisition and retention campaigns for Appeals, Lottery, Raffles and Regular Giving through a planned schedule of on-line and off-line direct marketing and other marketing activity.

The role will have a particularly strong focus on promoting, increasing and recruiting supporters to the Lottery, Raffles and Regular Giving programmes to shore up continued annual growth from these areas.

This role will also assist the Head of Individual Giving, Supporter Services Manager,  In Memoriam Executive and Retention Assistant with thanking, communicating with supporters and data selection/segmentation.

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 will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team as well as individually in a fast paced environment.  
 
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:    1st September 2017 at 9am 

Interview date:  8th September 2017

Job Ref: SFH 74
Fundraiser
Starting at £20,623 per annum
37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent

 

Are you an experienced, creative event organiser looking for your next challenge?

 

Saint Francis Hospice runs a number of dynamic events throughout the year to raise funds for patient care. Our events include a midnight walk, a Santa run, classic car show, a quiz, golf days and a gala ball. We also participate in the London Marathon, Prudential Ride 100 and many other challenge events at home and abroad.

 

We are looking for a highly motivated event organizer who will max out opportunities to give supporters an outstanding event experience while raising money for this important local charity.

 

You will be responsible for several events every year, from planning and organising to running the event day itself. You will be first port of call for our event participants, and you will make them feel loved and appreciated as you support their participation and fundraising.

 

You’ll need to keep accurate records, and make sure your events come in on budget. Part of a friendly, hardworking fundraising team, you’ll need to be flexible and willing to do what’s necessary to get the job done.

 

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

 

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: 6th September 2017 at 9am

 

Interview date: 15th September 2017

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Fundraiser

Job Ref: SFH 72
Assistant Retail Manager, Barkingside Shop
Salary £16,131 per annum, pro rata, plus performance related bonus
22.5 hours per week, part time, permanent - includes some weekend working

 

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 Barkingside shop. 

 

Retail experience is preferred but not essential.  The successful candidate will be in charge in the absence of the Retail 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.

 

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: Wednesday 30th August 2017

 

Interview date: Thursday 14th September 2017

 

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

Job Ref: SFH 71 - Retail Manager, Brentwood Furniture Shop
£16,160 per annum plus performance related bonus 
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, includes some weekend working
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our furniture shop in Brentwood. 
 
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 or Michelle Nicholls, Retail Director 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.

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: 1st September 2017 at 3pm

Interview Date: 15th September 2017  

Job Ref: J181-095
Locum Appointment for Service (LAS)
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum, pro rata
Full Time, Fixed Term Contract for 5 to 6 months, starting on October/November 2017

 

Saint Francis Hospice is looking to recruit a LAS to provide middle grade support into a fallow post (vacant because of diversion of specialist palliative care trainee to research elsewhere).

 

Saint Francis Hospice is an 18 bedded specialist palliative care unit situated in beautiful countryside on the London-Essex border. It’s community service includes a Day Therapy Unit, Pemberton Place, based at Saint Francis Hospice and a 24/7 Specialist Community and Crisis Support service and Hospice at Home service covering a wide and varied area, from semi-rural Brentwood to urban Barking & Dagenham. The community service has expanded over the last few years, with increasing emphasis on education, and on outreach to patients at home or in other community care settings who have complex specialist palliative care needs. There are strong supportive links between the Hospice and the local acute Trust, BHRUT which has cancer centre, regional neurology centre and associated teaching hospital status. 

 

The Hospice is a training centre for palliative medicine specialist registrars and GP trainees, and is a regional training centre for the Gold Standards Framework.

 

The post holder will join a medical team of 2 Consultants, a full time speciality doctor and VTS trainees working across inpatient, day therapy/outpatient and home visiting services, providing middle grade support to the inpatient unit, with some Day Therapy/Outpatient work also. There is scope to move to a Community role with domiciliary visiting and support, dependent on experience and learning need. The post will be ideal for anyone thinking of applying for a Specialist Palliative Medicine rotation or working towards CESR accreditation, providing excellent experience in palliative care in a centre well used to supporting doctors in training. 

 

There will be an on call commitment of 1 weekend in 4.5 and a weekday extended day 9am to 7pm)

 

The fixed term contract will be held by Saint Francis Hospice. 

 

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have full GMC registration and a higher medical degree (MRCP or MRCGP) and a wish to develop their palliative care skills. Some palliative care experience would be desirable. Applicants who wish to work for a shorter tenure will be considered.

 

For informal enquiries, and arrangements to visit please contact Dr Corinna Midgley, Medical Director, on 01708 753319 (or her PA on extension 2204)

 

If you would like to apply for the Locum Appointment for Service position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 095


Closing date: Wednesday 30th August 2017

 

Interview date: Wednesday 6th September 2017

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Locum Appointment for Service 

Job Ref: J181-096
Occupational Therapist
Starting at: £29,788 per annum, pro rata
18.5 hours per week, part time, permanent


Are you an Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills, a passion for palliative care and team working?


If so we would like to hear from you

 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy, are HCPC registered and with excellent skills, abilities and knowledge to become part of our Occupational Therapy Team supporting people with palliative care needs to improve their quality of life. This is achieved through the prevention and treatment of symptoms to enable optimal independence and participation in those activities of daily living which are most important to each person we support. You will be working alongside highly skilled practitioners, all experienced in providing the occupational therapy component of this vital multi-professional approach.


If you would like to discuss this job opportunity or arrange an informal visit please contact Ann Stock, Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Team Leader on 01708 753319 Ext. 2227.


If you would like to apply for the Occupational Therapist position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181- 096


Closing date: Monday 11th September 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 20th September 2017


View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Occupational Therapist