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
    30 hours per week (4 days out of 7)
    Salary £17,004 FTE (£13,603 for 30 hours per week)
    Shifts are 7am to 3pm and 12.45 pm to 8.45 pm

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

    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: 20th July 2020

    Download: Job Description

    Download: Standard Application Form

    • Step 2 Staff Nurse Night Shift

      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

      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: 14th July 2020

      Download: Job Description

      Download: Standard Application Form

      • Step 2 Staff Nurse In Patient Unit

        STAFF NURSE
        22.5 hours (3 days) per week 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 £24,560 FTE per annum
        (£13,335 to £14,736 pro rata for 22.5 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 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 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

        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: 14th July 2020

        Download: Job Description

        Download: Standard Application Form

        • Step 3 Senior Staff Nurse

          SENIOR STAFF NURSE
          30 hours (4 days) per week worked on a rota basis
          Shift times (Early Shift 7am to 3pm) (Late Shift 12.45 pm to 8.45 pm)
          Salary Scale £26,898 to £28,904 FTE per annum
          (£21,518 to £23,123 pro rata for 30 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 have a vacancy for a Senior Staff Nurse who wishes to develop a career in Specialist Palliative Care. You will be motivated and enthusiastic and want to work as part of a multi professional team committed to delivering a high standard of care to our patients and their families

          You will need to have proven leadership and supportive skills and advanced communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate post registration experience in an acute, specialist or palliative care setting.

          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

          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: 14th July 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.