Current Vacancies

    • Registered Nurse

      Hours: Full time and part time hours (internal rotation to nights)

      Salary: £15.49 per hour plus enhancements for Bank Holidays

      Closing date: Monday 17th August  2020

      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, end of life 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 nurse, 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. The successful candidate will have experience of working with patients at end of life, possess sound communication and have 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, access to NSH pension scheme for existing members, 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.

      Posts available:
      Full time - £30,205pa, 37.5 hours per week (internal rotation)
      Part time - £20,137pa, 25 hours per week (internal rotation)

      There are a number of roles available, we intend to carry out shortlisting and interviews as and when applications are received. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date for applications.

      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 NVQ Level 2 or above

      Hours: 36 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £8.72 to £8.89 per hour - depending on level

      Closing date:Friday 28th August 2020

      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.


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