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.

  • Health Care Support Worker

    HEALTH CARE SUPPORT WORKER
    17 hours per week (3 days out of 7)
    Salary £17,004 FTE (£7,708 for 17 hours per week)

    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.

    Applications by detailed cv or application form to pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk

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

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

    Closing Date: 31st January 2021

    Download: Job Description

    Download: Standard Application Form

    • Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

      Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
      Full Time Post 37.5 hours per week
      Salary £30,145 – £34,483 dependant on experience

      Are you ambitious? Looking for a new Challenge? Do you want to be supported in your career by a fantastic organisation and clinical and patient services team?

      If you are looking to develop your leadership and clinical skills, then this post will interest you.

      We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to support the continued development of our rehabilitation services across Nightingale House. The role offers an opportunity to build experience in hydrotherapy as well as utilising existing skills to meet the needs of patients with a range of conditions and symptoms. Nightingale House offers the opportunity to become part of a specialist multi-disciplinary team working across in-patient, and day unit and out-patient services. 

      For an informal discussion and more information contact

      Helen Fisher Rehabilitation Team Lead or Yvonne Lush Head of Clinical and Patient Services

      01978 316800

      Or please complete the application form available on our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk and return to Pat Walmsley, HR Officer

      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.

      Closing Date: 28th January 2021

      Download: Job Description

      Download: Standard Application Form

      • Staff Nurse Night Shift

        30 hours per week worked on a rota basis (3 Shifts per week)
        Salary £22225 FTE per annum Plus 15% Night Shift Allowance
        (£17,780 for 30 hours per week. £20,447 including night shift allowance)

        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 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 is desirable but not essential. 

        For an application pack or further information please email pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or contact Pat Walmsley on

         01978 316811 or visit our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk

        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.

        Closing Date: 10th January 2021

        Download: Job Description

        Download: Standard Application Form

        • Rehabilitation Team Lead

          Rehabilitation Team Lead
          Full Time Post 37.5 hours per week
          Salary £34,510 – £39,868 depending on experience

          Are you ambitious? Do you want to be supported in your career by a fantastic organisation and clinical and patient services team?

          Looking to utilise your leadership and clinical skills, and for the next step in your career, then this will interest you.

          We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to provide leadership to the rehabilitation team and to continue to shape the future of our rehabilitation services across Nightingale House.

          For an informal discussion and more information contact

          Helen Fisher Rehabilitation Team Lead

          or

          Yvonne Lush Head of Clinical and Patient Services
          01978 316800

          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.

          Closing Date: December 15th 2020

          Download: Job Description

          Download: Standard Application Form

          • Staff Nurse

            STAFF NURSE
            37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 worked on a rota basis
            Shift times (Early Shift 7am to 3pm) (Late Shift 12.45 pm to 8.45 pm)
            Salary Scale £22,225 to £26,847 per annum depending on experience

            Are you ambitious and ready for a change? Do you want to make a real difference to those with a life limiting condition & palliative care needs? Then this is the time to join our forward thinking clinical & patient services team.

            We are looking for an exceptional Staff Nurse to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team on our Inpatient Unit providing assessment, symptom management and end of life care to our patients living with a life limiting condition. Length of stay can range from a few days to a few weeks. You will work as part of that team to provide holistic person-centered care, integrating nursing care with psychosocial, physical, rehabilitative and spiritual needs.

            You need to be able to demonstrate evidence-based practice, up to date clinical skills, flexibility and a commitment to the delivery of high quality, effective and efficient nursing care

            There is a comprehensive induction with individual mentor and opportunities for professional development. 

            Palliative care/oncology experience desirable but not essential

            For an application pack or further information please email pat.walmsley@nightingalehouse.co.uk or contact Pat Walmsley on 01978 316811 or visit our website www.nightingalehouse.co.uk

            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.

            Closing Date: December 15th 2020

            Download: Job Description

            Download: Standard Application Form

            • 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

              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.

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


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