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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 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 September 2018

Interview date:          20th September 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Bank Supervisor 

Job Ref: SFH 121
Retail Store Manager, Hornchurch General Store
Salary £19,196 per annum, plus performance related bonus.
Full Time 37.5 hours per week, includes weekend working, Permanent


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


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: 7th September 2018 at 10am

 

Interview date: 18th September 2018

 

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

Job Ref: SFH 123
Graphic Designer
Salary starting at £21,454 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, Permanent

 

We are looking for an ambitious and creative Graphic Designer to join Saint Francis Hospice. With an exciting portfolio of exiting events, plus a number of new ones in the pipeline, this is an exciting time to come on board.

 

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, but working closely within the small marketing and communications team, you will create and deliver our design work, to include both printed and digital media. This will include leaflets, corporate publications, campaign creative and promotional material for fundraising. You will also film and edit video for use on our website and social media platforms to showcase all areas of our work, and take responsibility of print management for the team.

We are looking for a creative and forward-thinking individual, with an eye for both design and detail, and an appreciation of the importance of a strong brand. With a relevant qualification in graphic design, you will be highly skilled using the Adobe Creative Suite and brimming with ideas. A collaborative worker, you are able to juggle multiple briefs in a very busy team and work with a range of stakeholders across the organisation.  If this sounds like you, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

 

Saint Francis Hospice provides specialist end of life care to people in Brentwood, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge, free of charge. We need to raise £7.8m this year in voluntary income to cover our costs, with the additional 28% funded by the NHS.

 

To find out more information or for an informal conversation, please contact Laura Coyle, Head of Marketing and Communications, on 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:  Friday 31st August 2018

 

Interview date: Week commencing 10th September 2018

 

View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Graphic Designer position. 

Job Ref: J181-176
Head of Nursing, Quality & Audit - CQC Registered Manager
Salary Range: £46,482 to £53,632 per annum
37.5 hours per week, full time, permanent

If you are an inspirational and compassionate nurse leader with a passion for palliative care and want to make a real difference to our patients and their loved ones, please contact us.

Saint Francis Hospice is an independent charity and one of the largest adult hospices in the UK (we serve the populations of Havering, Brentwood, Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge and West Essex). Our team of specialist consultants, doctors, nurses and a range of other health and social care professionals provide incredible care and support to individuals with a life-limiting illness, as well as their loved ones during the most difficult time of their lives. Whether we’re supporting people in the hospice or their own homes, developing our services and teams, our focus is on quality " giving every patient the care and support they need to spend the time they have left in the way they choose.

We have a team of around 250 staff as well as nearly 700 skilled and committed volunteers. In 2016 we were awarded outstanding by the CQC.

Reporting to the Director of Quality and Care this role will provide inspirational leadership and management to our service delivery team on the inpatient unit as well as providing strategic nurse leadership and clinical advice and expertise to the organisation. The role is critical in leading our registration with the CQC and advising the CEO and the Board on our nursing strategy and registration matters.

We would expect applicants to have extensive experience in palliative care as a senior nurse and/or Registered Manager. We also require the applicant to have a high level of team management skills, clinical expertise and aspire to lead and develop services.

Additionally this post will be responsible for leadership via attendance at a variety of Management Group meetings and some Board meetings, instrumental in helping us and the teams deliver on the strategic outcomes and nursing strategy

If you would like to discuss or to arrange a recommended informal visit we would be delighted to hear from you. Please see further details of our services and what we can offer you in our Job Pack which is available to download from our website at sfh.org.uk/jobs. Please contact: Tes Smith, Director of Quality and Care for further information on 01708 758638 or Brigid Hardy PA to Director of Quality and Care via Email: brigidhardy@sfh.org.uk

If you would like to apply for the Head of Nursing, Quality and Audit position please complete your application online via NHS Jobs.   The job reference number is J181-176

 

Closing Date:  31st August 2018 at 5pm

Interviews:  late September, date to be confirmed

J283-180
Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
Salary Range £38,140 to £44,328 per annum
Full time, 37.5 hour per week, permanent
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 or at a nurse led clinic environment. 

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. 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.

Any community experience with lone working involved would be valuable in addition to the non-medical prescribing qualification or working towards.   

Relevant experience of working at a senior level, managing a clinical caseload is essential with appropriate supporting qualifications and as well as any evidence of appropriate leadership learning.

A structured on going supportive mentorship programme would be offered and successful completion of a 6 monthly probation. 

Would you like to share your specialist palliative care skills and expertise with us?  In return we offer a variety of staff support options, professional development opportunities, excellent team working and a supportive working environment. NHS Superannuation may be continued.  

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Maria Stripe/Jane Elmer SCCS Team Leaders on 01708 753319 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- 180

Closing Date:  28th August 2018
Interview Date:    12th September 2018


Job Ref: SFH 119
Retail Store Manager, Ilford
Salary £18,944 per annum, plus performance related bonus
Full Time, 37.5 per week, includes weekend working, 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:     Wednesday 22nd August 2018 at 10am

INTERVIEW DATE:   Wednesday 5th September 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 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.

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

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