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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. 

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. 

Application packs are available from Jan Lessons or Sarah Turvey on the above number, or you can apply for this vacancy online by downloading the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form. Please return your application to jobs@sfh.org.uk. or by post to the HR Department.

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

Job Ref: SFH 139
Retail Store Manager, Barking
£18,500 per annum, plus performance related bonus
Full time, 37.5 hours per week including weekends, 18 months fixed term contract
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our store in Barking.

Managing a team of paid staff and recruiting and managing volunteers, 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, Director of Retail 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:    29th November 2018 at 9am
Interview date:  11th December 2018


Job Ref: SFH 136
Retail Store Manager, Brentwood General Store
Salary £17,821 per annum, plus performance related bonus
Fixed Term Contract for 18 months. Full time, 37.5 hours per week, includes weekend working

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our general store 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, Director of Retail 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:    14th November 2018 at 10am

Interview Date:  28th November 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Retail Store Manager position 

Job Ref: SFH 137
Assistant Retail Store Manager, Brentwood General Store
£16,781 per annum, pro rate, plus performance related bonus
22.5 hours per week including weekend working, part time, 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 Brentwood 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:    14th November 2018 at 10am

Interview date:  27th November 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Assistant Retail Store Manager 

Job Ref: SFH 134 - Lottery Canvasser 
Havering, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Brentwood & West Essex areas
Freelance, generous commission scheme with the potential to earn up to £30,000 per annum
Flexible
Saint Francis Hospice has an exciting new opportunity for Lottery Canvassers to join the fundraising team. The successful applicants will promote Saint Francis’s own Hospice lottery across Havering, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Brentwood and West Essex through face to face fundraising in a variety of venues and door to door canvassing.

Saint Francis Hospice provides care and support to thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses and their families.  Every year, over £7.5 million has to be raised to keep our services running. The Saint Francis Hospice lottery provides regular income to the hospice and means people in our community can support their local charity and have the chance to win prizes in the weekly lottery draw!

The ideal candidate will have:
excellent communication and customer service skills 
the ability to work to targets
knowledge of the hospice catchment areas   
able to interact and engage well with members of the public

So, are you ……..
Passionate about making a real difference within your own local community?
Self-motivated and forward thinking with the opportunity to manage your own workload and to find new lottery members within the Hospice catchment area?

This role is based out in our community and will require the individual to be mobile with access to their own transport.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role to williamporter@sfh.org.uk or call 01708 753319 or 07949 399148 to find out more information.

Closing date:  to be confirmed

Interview date: to be confirmed


Job Ref: SFH 131
Retail Store Manager, Ilford
Salary £18,392 per annum plus performance related bonus
37.5 hours per week including weekend working, full time, permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage our clearance store in Ilford.


Managing a team of paid and volunteer staff, selling 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, Director of Retail 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


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.


Closing Date:    23rd November 2018 at 9am

Interview Date:  5th November 2018

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

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. 

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: J283-184
Health Care Assistant 
Supporting Pemberton Place Day Services
Salary Range - £17,633 to £21,797 per annum 
37.5 hours per week, 6 month fixed term contract - maternity cover
Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant looking for an opportunity to innovatively use your skills working closely with individuals accessing specialist palliative services through a variety of multi-professional groups and outpatient services in Pemberton Place at Saint Francis Hospice?    

Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, with a multi-professional workforce delivering specialist palliative care via an eighteen bedded in-patient unit, a specialist community & crisis support service, a hospice at home service and facilities in  Pemberton Place hosting a number of specialist groups and outpatient services. Alongside these services our education centre has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality education programmes and study days.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Health Care Assistant to step into a more diverse role working alongside individuals attending the variety of groups and individual therapies on offer, clinical outpatient sessions and a twice weekly social group all held in Pemberton Place at Saint Francis Hospice.

There are a variety of elements to the role including engaging with attendees, supporting individualised care as well as volunteer driver allocation and handling of transport booking duties whilst working within a small friendly team.

The vacancy has arisen due to maternity leave and will be for a period of 6 months.

If you would like to informally discuss this job opportunity, we would be delighted to hear of any expressions of interest prior to completion of application form. Please contact Andrea Prout Pemberton Place Coordinator 01708 753319 ext.2220 or Lesley Burrows Head of Community Services on ext. 2208 for further information.

Please note that successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS clearance as part of the pre-employment clearances.

If you would like to apply for the Pemberton Place Health Care Assistant position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J283-184.

In the event of a high number of responses to this advert, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early without notice. 

Closing date:  25th November 2018
Interview date:    6th December 2018