Current Vacancies

    • Registered Nurse

      Hours: 37.5 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £25,340 per annum plus enhanced night rate

      Closing date: Friday 6th October  2017

      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.

    • Catering Assistant

      Hours: 17.5 hours per week over 2 days per week which may include weekends.

      Salary: £7.50 per hour

      Closing date: Friday 13th October  2017

      St Joseph’s Hospice is looking to recruit a Catering Assistant to support the Catering team. The Catering Team provides a catering service to the Hospice including the general upkeep of the kitchen, assisting with the ordering, storage and disposal of food, the preparation, cooking and presentation of the meals.

      Job Description

      Application Form

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

    • Executive Assistant

      St Joseph’s Hospice is looking to recruit an Executive Assistant to provide a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support service to the Chief Executive and senior management team.  

      Hours:- 25 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 3.00pm each day.

      Salary:- £10.00 per hour.

      Closing date:- Friday 13th October 2017

      Job Description

      Application form

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