Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies are posted on this page and advertised through local newspapers and social media.

Please read the information for applicants before applying for any of the roles.

  • Day Unit Out Patient Staff Nurse

    Day Unit/Out-Patient Staff Nurse
    20hrs per week (3 days per week)
    Hours are worked 2 x 9.00 am to 4.00 pm and 1 x 9.00 am to 4.30 pm days
    Tuesday – Thursday

    WTE Salary £21,573 (for 37.5hrs): £12,081 pa for 20 hours per week

    Working alongside our Out-Patient Services Co-ordinator as a core member of our Day Unit team

    At Nightingale House Hospice, we pride ourselves in providing the best possible care for our patients and their families, and can only achieve this through our dedicated and committed staff.

    We now have a vacancy for a Registered General Nurse who wishes to develop a career in Specialist Palliative Care. You will be joining a team who are passionate about caring and delivering high quality care. There is a comprehensive induction with individual mentor and opportunities for professional development.

    This post requires key skills in assessment, planning and evaluation of nursing care in a patient centred day service focusing on rehabilitation and empowerment of patients with specialist palliative care needs.

    Previous experience in Palliative Care is desirable but not essential.

    A detailed job description and application form are available on our website or email for further information.

    Closing Date: 6th April 2018

    Download: Job Description – Entry Band 5 Staff Nurse

  • In Memory Giving Fundraiser

    In Memory Giving Fundraiser
    Nightingale House Hospice, Wrexham
    22.5 Hours a week 3 days per week
    £20,000 – £24,000 FTE pro rata depending on experience

    Are you an experienced and personable professional looking for your next challenge? Do you want to make a difference to your local hospice and develop valuable relationships with donors? Then look no further this could be the role for you.

    Nightingale House Hospice is looking for an In Memory Giving Fundraiser to develop and deliver the Hospice’s legacy and in memory giving strategy. The post holder will focus on donor development, supporter acquisition and retention.

    We are ideally looking for a professional with at least two years’ experience in one or more of the following fields; fundraising, marketing, healthcare, social work, legal services or similar.

    Above all, the role requires experience of relationship management combined with a caring, empathetic approach.

    Ideally the successful candidate should have:-

    • Experience working with bereaved relatives
    • Experience working in the charity sector
    • Experience working towards financial targets
    • The ability to empathise and build excellent relationships
    • Knowledge of legacy giving and donor journeys
    • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills


    Key Responsibilities

    • To continue to develop and implement the legacy strategy in conjunction with clinical, marketing and fundraising staff
    • To be the first point of contact when people enquire about leaving a legacy and respond promptly
    • To continue to develop and deliver a Will Week campaign with local solicitors to raise income
    • Promote and administer in-memory giving including regularly updating and personalisation of thank you letters
    • Develop a Donor Retention and In Memory Giving strategy, to maximise retention of donors and increase their giving as agreed
    • Develop and administer our Tribute Fund scheme and maintain excellent relationship with donors
    • Manage the annual Light Up A Life Campaign and associated events


    For further information about this post and details on how to apply, please view our website on or contact Pat Walmsley at

    Download: Job Description – In Memory Giving Fundrasier

  • Shop Supervisor

    Flagship Store, Wrexham
    37.5 Hours a week 5 days out of 7 (Must be fully flexible)
    £15,359 per annum (£7.88 per hour)

    Are you a highly motivated professional looking for your next challenge? Do you want to make a difference to your local hospice and community whilst developing your retail career? Then look no further this could be the role for you!

    We are looking for two full-time Supervisors to help support our Store Manager for our brand new Flagship Store opening soon in Wrexham.

    The supervisors we are looking for need to have positive attitudes, be well organised, hardworking and be able to motivate and inspire their colleagues and volunteers. They must enjoy working for a fast pace business, have a passion for great customer service, a flare for merchandising and be able to make commercial decisions which will maximise the income for the hospice.

    This post is full-time and fully flexible. You will be expected to work additional hours on occasions to cover for holidays. Weekend working, on a rota basis, is required and you will also have to provide cover in the Store Manager’s absence and cover other stores in the local area.

    Experience of working within a large retail store or third sector is desirable however, full training will be provided.

    Up for the challenge? Here is your chance for a career out of the ordinary!

    For further information about this post and details on how to apply, please view our website on or contact Pat Walmsley at

    Download: Job Description – Shop Supervisor

    Closing date: 19th March 2018

    Nightingale House Hospice is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. Registered Charity No: 1035600

  • Standard Application Form and Information for Applicants

    Applicants are advised to read this information before applying for vacancies.

    Download: Standard Application Form

    Terms and Conditions of Employment



    A questionnaire will be sent to the successful candidate. This must be completed and forwarded to Occupational Health. The candidate must be declared fit before commencing employment.

    Qualifications/Professional Registration

    Appointments are offered subject to the successful candidate providing evidence of professional qualification(s) and continuing professional registration.


    All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of two references that are satisfactory to the Hospice.

    Contract – Notice Period    

    1 week’s notice is required, from either party, during the probationary period and 4 weeks thereafter.

    Probationary Period

    Appointments for all staff are subject to a 12 month probationary period.


    A DBS check is required for certain roles within the hospice

    Employee Benefits



    The Hospice operates a pension scheme through NOW pensions who will contact you regarding the scheme and eligibility once you are in post. If you are currently in the NHS pension scheme please discuss this with HR on commencement.

    Life Insurance Cover

    Death in Service Life Insurance Cover equivalent to two times basic salary for all eligible staff who are not covered by the NHS Superannuation Scheme.


    Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year plus 8 Bank Holidays for full time staff, (pro rata for part time hours). This increases to a maximum of 32 days plus Bank Holidays after 10 years service, subject to Holiday policy.

    Sick Pay

    In the first year of service – up to 5 contractual sick days then SSP.
    In the second year of service – up to 10 contractual sick days then SSP.
    After two years’ employment – up to 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay in any rolling year.
    After 5 years’ employment – up to 26 weeks full pay and 26 weeks half pay in any rolling year.
    Pro rata for part time staff. The above is subject to the sickness absence procedures being followed.

    Bank Holiday           

    A £25.00 additional payment is made when working whole or part of BH.
    Holidays This payment is only for staff who are required to work on the Bank Holiday e.g. Inpatients, Kitchen, Housekeeping.

    Staff Dining Room

    Excellent catering facilities which offer hot meals, snacks and sandwiches at lunch time.



Nightingale House Hospice is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment.