Current Vacancies

    • Registered Nurse

      Hours: 37.5 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £29,620.50 per annum plus enhanced Bank Holiday rate.

      We are looking to recruit Registered Nurses who are committed to providing high quality care to patients and their families and be part of a multi-disciplinary team. Sound communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this post and as is a commitment to the provision of excellent care. We also require candidates to have mentorship skills to provide clear instruction and support to colleagues, health care assistants and students within the units.

      The post holder will foster good working relationships with colleagues in partner organisations and collaborate with them to ensure continued delivery of high standards of care for our patients. They will have a professional and compassionate approach and will take the lead on ensuring our internal clinical quality systems are effective and well managed.

      Candidates must:

      • Be registered on the NMC register with a minimum of 6 months post registration experience
      • Enjoy team working, be caring and compassionate
      • Be a good communicator
      • Have or be willing to work towards a recognised qualification in palliative care

      Benefits:

      • Annual leave – 22 days plus bank holidays
      • Free uniform and mandatory training
      • Free onsite parking
      • Free meal
      • Excellent training and development opportunities, including support to undertake professional qualifications and academic study
      • The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to maintain an NHS pension

      The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check which will be paid for by the Hospice.

      Job Description

      Application form

      CVs on their own are not accepted but can be attached to a completed application form.

      To submit your application form, please email Lynn Bennett or call her on 0151 932 2055.

    • Healthcare Assistant

      Hours: 36 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £8.25 to £8.72 per hour - depending on level

      Closing date: Friday 29th November 2019


      We are looking to recruit compassionate, caring Healthcare Assistants who are committed to providing high quality care to patients in line with their individual Care Plan and under the supervision and guidance of the Registered Nurse. To participate in safeguarding patients from abuse, communicate effectively, promote privacy, dignity, choice, independence and individual rights.
      To join our dedicated, caring team, you'll need a minimum of a Care Certificate/ NVQ Level 2 or higher and relevant experience – ideally within a palliative care setting. Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support. We expect you to have a talent for forging strong empathetic relationships with all kinds of people, whilst providing palliative care. Due to the nature of the role a flexible approach including the ability to work nights is essential.
      This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

      Benefits:
      Free uniform and mandatory training
      Free onsite parking
      Free meals
      Auto Enrolment pension scheme
      DBS Check free
      Annual leave -20 days plus bank holidays

      Requirements:
      Right to live and work in the UK
      Two referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability
      The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check which will be paid for by the Hospice.

      Job Description

      Application Form

      CVs on their own are not accepted but can be attached to a completed application form.
      To submit your application form, please email Lynn Bennett or call her on 0151 932 2055.
       

    • HR Manager

       Hours: 37.5 hours per week -8.30 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Friday 

      Salary: £30 – 32,000 per annum dependent on knowledge and experience

      Closing date: 18th December 2019

      If you are an HR Manager looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. We can offer you a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference within the Hospice.

      Experience working within the charity sector would be desirable but not essential.
      Duties include:
      • Provide a high standard of professional advice, guidance, coaching and support to managers, staff and other relevant groups on a wide range of HR issues, including complex and contentious employment issues, to ensure operational and legislative requirements are met
      • Oversee the processing of a wide range of employment documents, including contracts of employment, offer letters, forms and recruitment packs. Ensure information is efficiently cascaded to the Finance Manager
      • Lead on the development of HR policies and procedures. This includes undertaking research and analysis, presentation and report writing
      • Support managers with investigations and formal hearings in relation to disciplinary, capability and grievance matters
      • Line manage, develop and support the HR Administrator and Volunteer Co-ordinator.
      • Liaise with Solicitors for legal advice and necessary action in relation to employment law issues, when necessary
      • Manage the external ICT support contract and advise CEO on relevant ICT issues arising there-from.
      • Provide basic day to day support to staff, such as changing passwords, creating access permis-sions etc.
      • In line with the HR Administrator ensure annual leave and sickness records are maintained and managed, highlighting trends to line managers
      • Encourage a positive approach to health and wellbeing, supporting line managers in the man-agement of sickness absence cases

      This is an opportunity to work within a well-respected local Hospice. St Joseph’s Hospice is one of the oldest and largest Hospices in the country founded in 1962. Each year we provide care and support to over 200 people with life limiting conditions from the Merseyside and Lancashire areas. The Hospice is situated in 12 acres of protected woodland.

      For an application form and job description please see below or contact Lynn Bennett, HR Administrator on 0151 932 2055

      Application form

      Job description


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