Current Vacancies

    • Registered Nurse

      Hours: 37.5 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £28,470 per annum plus enhanced Bank Holiday rate.

      Closing date: Friday 26th October 2018

      St Joseph's Hospice is one of the oldest hospices in the country, founded in 1962 initially to support hospice work overseas. Our UK service opened in Thornton in 1974 and now each year we provide care and support to over 200 people with life limiting conditions from within the West Lancashire, Sefton, Liverpool and Knowsley areas. The hospice has 29 patient rooms providing high quality palliative, end of life and long term care and is situated in 12 acres of beautiful woodland. Our nurse-led service helps create a home from home environment for our patients and provides ongoing support to their families. Clinical activity is supported by our in-house Non-Medical Prescriber nurses, a visiting GP and a local network of specialist clinical support.

      We are now looking to recruit compassionate, caring 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.


      Support with professional development will be provided. Benefits include an employer contributory pension scheme, 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, free meals and free parking.

      The post will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance.

      For further information please contact Nadine Givens on 0151 924 3812.

      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.

    • Retail Shop Manager

      Hours:-Full Time, 30 hrs per week, worked as agreed, Monday to Sunday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

      Salary: £8.84 per hour

      Closing Date: Friday 19th October 2018 -We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier in case of high demand.

      We are looking to recruit an experienced Retail Manager to oversee the day to day running of a one or more Charity shops within the St. Joseph’s Hospice network of charity shops covering the greater Merseyside area. To maximise their sustainable profitability through applying charity retail best practice. To support the Retail Manager (RM) in developing and implementing a retail strategy. To actively recruit, train and maintain an enthusiastic and industry leading team of volunteers.

      Requirements:
      • Right to live and work in the UK
      • Two referee contact details for your current place of work

      For further information please contact Lynn Bennett, HR Administrator on 0151 932 2055 or e-mail lynn.bennett@jospice.org.uk

      Application form

      Job description

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

    • Healthcare Assistant

      Hours: Full Time, 36 hrs per week- worked over 3 shifts, days/nights

      Closing Date: Tuesday 16th October 2018

      Interviews: Tuesday 23rd October 2018

      We are looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants with some experience of End of Life care would be desirable, but equally important is a passion for quality in care and the belief that the patient and their family are at the centre of everything we do. You'll have the opportunity to use your own initiative in line with the patient's established care plan. You'll be required to carry out a range of duties including monitoring symptoms, helping to assist with medications, undertaking simple dressing and continence care, and keeping detailed records. You'll also help patients to meet their hygiene and dietary needs.

      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
      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
      A completed application form and CV is required for all applicants. Application forms will be sent on request. 

      For further information please contact Lynn Bennett, HR Administrator on 0151 932 2055 or e-mail lynn.bennett@jospice.org.uk

      Application form

      Job description

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