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.

 

  • Driver Warehouse Operative

    DRIVER/WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE
    FULL TIME 37.5 HOURS
    SALARY £15,780 PER ANNUM

    We are looking for a Driver/Warehouse Operative to join our team at the Distribution Centre.

    Main responsibilities are:-

    • To collect and deliver stock, including furniture, as directed by the Showroom and Distribution Centre Manager. To service the shops and distribution centre as required.
    • To ensure that all areas of the warehouse are maintained in a clean, tidy condition and that stock is stored safely and correctly in designated areas.

    You must be able to work flexibly and have a full clean Driving Licence.

    Closing date: 24th February 2017

    Download: Job Description – Driver Warehouse Operative

    For further information about this post and details on how to apply, please contact Pat Walmsley at pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or call 01978 316811 for further details.

    • Health Care Support Worker

      INPATIENTS – NIGHTS
      HEALTH CARE SUPPORT WORKER BAND 2
      3 Nights per week
      28.5 hours per week – Nights
      Band 2 Equivalent £15,898 to £16,609 FTE
      £8.15 per hr to £8.52 per hr

      An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HCSW to join our multidisciplinary team. You will have the commitment and ability to deliver high standards of holistic care to our patients and their families under the direction of registered nursing staff. Applicants must hold an NVQ2 in care as a minimum.

      Previous experience is Palliative Care is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

      For further information about this post and details on how to apply, please contact Pat Walmsley at pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or call 01978 316811 for further details.

      Closing date: 14th February 2017

      Download: Job Description – Health Care Support Worker

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

      This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Scheme Check.

      • Staff Nurse

        STAFF NURSE – NIGHT SHIFT
        30 hours per week worked on a rota basis
        Salary Scale £25,979 to £29,122 FTE per annum

        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 have a vacancy for a Registered General Nurse with 2 years’ post registration experience, who wishes to develop a career in Specialist Palliative Care.  You will be joining a team that is passionate about caring and delivering high quality care. There is a comprehensive induction with individual mentor and opportunities for professional development.

        Palliative care/oncology experience desirable but not essential.

        Closing Date 17th February 2017

        For further information about this post and details on how to apply, please contact Pat Walmsley at pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or call 01978 316811 for further details.

        Download: Job Description – Staff Nurse In-patient

        Nightingale House is an equal opportunities employer. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check which will be taken into consideration when confirming any offer of employment.

      • 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

         

        Medical

        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.

        References

        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.

        Disclosure    

        A DBS check is required for certain roles within the hospice


        Employee Benefits

         

        Pension

        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.

        Holidays

        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.

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