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.

  • Inpatient Unit Healthcare Support Worker

    20 hours per week (4 days out of 7)
    Salary £16,250 FTE (£8666.67 for 20 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

    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 2020

    Download: Job Description

    Download: Standard Application Form

    • Charity Shop Manager

      37.5 hours per week
      (5 days out of 6)
      Salary:  £19,000 pa depending on experience
      Competitive holiday allowance and pension scheme

      An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic and forward thinking retail team. Reporting to the Head of Retail this position is based in Oswestry, Shropshire.

      As Store Manager you will be responsible for managing all store activities, aiming to achieve set targets and maximise financial contribution to the charity.

      With an eye for detail and taking a hands on approach, you will need to be commercially aware, driven and well organised. You will also have the passion and leadership skills to motivate a team of volunteers in order to maximise profits and help us raise the funds we need to run the hospice.

      We are looking for someone who can deliver high standards of visual merchandising and who enjoys being on the shop floor driving sales through great customer service.
If you have a strong retail background and a passion for sales and customer service then we would love to hear from you.

      Candidates need a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

      Closing Date: 20th January 2019

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

      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

      Download: Standard Application Form

      • Speciality Doctor

        Speciality Doctor- NIGHTINGALE HOUSE HOSPICE
        Temporary post for 4 months
        Location – Nightingale House Hospice Wrexham
        Sessions – 10 per week, but would consider part time
        Pay band – Speciality Doctor Post Foundation Training

        The post would be ideal for someone keen to increase their palliative care experience or working to apply in the future for specialist training.

        Nightingale House Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their well established and dedicated Medical/ANP team, to cover for colleague’s temporary absence.

        Nightingale House Hospice provide specialist Palliative care to people living with life limiting illness.

        Services are provided free of charge to people over the age of 18 years within the catchment area of North East Wales and Border areas.
        Services provided by Nightingale House Hospice include a 12 bed inpatient unit, a weekly medical outpatient clinic, specialist day services, access to the FST and Rehabilitation Team, ensuring that the needs of the patients and their carers are met using a multidisciplinary approach.

        Applicants must possess full registration with the GMC
        The full job Description, person specification and further information about Nightingale House Hospice are available on our website at

        Please note that this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS

        For an informal chat of further information regarding this post please contact Pat Walmsley HR Officer on 01978 316811 who will arrange a visit to meet the team.

        Closing date 22nd November 2019

        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


          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 3 or 6 month probationary period depending on the role.


          Applicable/Not applicable dependant on role

          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           

          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.