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.

  • Temporary Driver/Porter

    TEMPORARY DRIVER/PORTER
    Temporary post to 31st December 2018
    25 HOURS PER WEEK
    (11.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday)
    Salary £16,378 FTE – £8.40 per hour
    £10,918 pa for 25 hours

    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 temporary Driver/Porter to join our Facilities team.

    Main duties include:-

    • Drive the hospice ambulance, when required to transport patients
    • To deliver and collect patient prescriptions
    • To deliver specimens to the pathology lab at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital
    • Ensure that hospice vehicles are maintained in a roadworthy and serviceable condition
    • Assist in Fundraising Events when available

    Full driving licence which enables you to drive a Category D1 vehicle is required.

    A detailed job description and application form are available on our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk  or email pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk for further information.

    Closing Date:  5th October 2018

    Download: Job Descritption – Porter

    • Warehouse and Driver Supervisor

      WAREHOUSE AND DRIVER SUPERVISOR
      FULL TIME 37.5 HOURS
      SALARY £17,000 PER ANNUM

      We are looking for a Warehouse and Driver Supervisor to join the team at our Distribution Centre in Wrexham.

      Main responsibilities are:-

      • Supervision of the team of drivers
      • Efficient and safe storage of goods in the warehouse
      • Ensure that best routes are planned for deliveries and collections.
      • Ensure that all vehicle checks are carried out.
      • You must be able to work flexibly and have a full clean Driving Licence.

      You will need previous supervisory and warehouse experience, good IT skills and a valid driving licence.

      Download: Job description – Warehouse and Driver Supervisor

      Closing Date: 17th September 2018

      Please note that applicants must complete a Nightingale House Application form to apply for this post.

      For further information and an application pack, please visit our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk or contact pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk

    • 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 3 or 6 month probationary period depending on the role.

      Disclosure    

      Applicable/Not applicable dependant on role


      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           

      Time worked on a Bank holiday is paid at time and a half. 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.