99% of respondents from our latest staff survey said they are clear about Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice’s values and 97% of respondents say that they are proud to tell people that they work for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.

When asked what is the best thing about working at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, the key theme was ‘making a difference’.  Staff also said:

  • The difference we as a whole team make to the care and support of our patients, families and their loved ones.  We know we provide the highest quality of care, supported by our non clinical colleagues.
  • The people and their attitudes – staff, volunteers, patients and their families.  Inspiring.
  • The expert care we give to patients and their family.  To be a part of this is extremely rewarding.

Are you passionate about making a difference and would like to join our team to contribute to our success?

We have been awarded the Agenda Consulting Employee Engagement Award for demonstrating ongoing high levels of employee engagement within our organisation. This supports our strategic priority of being an employer of choice!

To find out some of the benefits our staff enjoy, please click on this link: Why work for us?

There are a variety of roles across a diverse range of professions throughout the hospice and we are Happy to Talk Flexible Working. Click on the link below to see our flexible working policy:

Flexible Working Policy

See below for all of our recent vacancies. Click on each vacancy to find out more information and how to apply or call 0121 752 8744.

If you’re interested in joining us but we don’t appear to have a suitable vacancy at the moment, you can take a look at our current volunteering opportunities by clicking here.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Please click on the link below to see a statement of our general terms and conditions of employment.  New staff will receive personal terms and conditions once employment begins.

Terms and Conditions Statement

Job Applicant Privacy Notice

Please click on the link below to view our applicant privacy notice:

Job Applicant Privacy Notice

Employee Privacy Notice

Please click on the link below to view our applicant privacy notice:

Employee Privacy Statement

#WeAreHospiceCare

Find out more about what it’s like to work at Birmingham St Mary’s through stories and quotes from our staff.

Freedom to Speak Up

We support the national Freedom to Speak Up campaign and encourage employees to raise any comments or concerns they may have. We have a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a range of Freedom to Speak Up Champions who are available to support. We are proud that 95% of respondents from our latest staff survey said that if they had any concerns, they would know how to report it.

Equalities Statement

We undertake Equality and Diversity Monitoring to collect, store and analyse data about the ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion and beliefs of our workforce; also known as protected characteristics.

The information you are asked to provide will help us to assess how accessible we are as an employer, so that people from all backgrounds have a fair opportunity to be represented in our workforce.

We are committed to developing a diverse workforce that is representative of the patient population we serve. The information you provide us with will assist us in assessing how the Hospice is performing overall, in terms of equality. The process is confidential and your data is not shared with any third party.

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Statement

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice (the Hospice) is committed to the fair treatment of staff and potential staff, regardless of age, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability, marriage and civil partnership or offending background.

The Hospice has prepared a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders, which is available here.

Should you have any questions relating to the Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders, please contact a member of the HR team on 0121 752 8744 who will be happy to help you.

Current Vacancies

  • Part time Cleaner (Housekeeping Assistant)

    Hospice Band 2:  £17,809 – £18,317 (hourly rate £9.10 – £9.36) per annum pro rata depending on skills and experience

    Hours: 15 hours average per week worked over 2 weeks

    Rota Pattern: Tuesday, Thursday and alternate weekends 7.00 am – 12 noon on a set rota (please note these days are not changeable)

    Are you an efficient, organised and reliable cleaner with high standards looking for a rewarding role where your work can make a real difference to others?

    The Hospice provides support to patients within our In Patient Unit, Day Hospice and through our counselling and community care services. We also have services dedicated to raising the funds to provide these essential and much needed services as the Hospice is only partially funded by the NHS.

    We have a position within our Housekeeping team supporting the Hospice In Patient Unit, including bathrooms, refreshment areas and patient rooms. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our facilities team, they will be required to clean furniture, fixtures and fittings to ensure high standards of cleanliness which is key in the prevention and control of infection for our patients and visitors.  They will be required to undertake deep cleaning following full training of our equipment and to undertake water flushing and record keeping to meet compliance.

    It is essential for the post holder to be flexible to work additional hours at short notice to meet the demands of the department and to cover annual leave and sickness (which may include other evenings, weekends or bank holidays).  Previous cleaning experience is essential, experience of cleaning in a similar healthcare environment would also be desirable. i.e. Hospital or Nursing Home, however full training will be given to the right candidates.  A DBS check will also be required to be completed for the successful candidate.

    As well as the rewarding nature of the role in making a difference to others, the Hospice offers an attractive salary and the opportunity for your work to support the positive experience of our patients, staff and visitors.

    You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking on the links below:

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

    You are required to complete the application form – CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Completed forms should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Please note if high volumes of applications are received, we may bring the closing date forward. 

    No recruitment agencies please.

    Closing date:    Noon, Tuesday 3rd March 2020

    Interview date:  To be confirmed

     

    Registered Charity no. 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

     

     

  • Housekeeping Supervisor

    30 hours per week: flexibility required

    Hospice Pay Band 4: £19,848 – £23,485 per annum pro rata (depending on skills and experience)

    ‘Happy to talk about flexible working’

    Are you an experienced and qualified Housekeeping/Cleaning Supervisor? 

    Do you have demonstrable experience in infection prevention and control, excellent attention to detail and are looking for a challenge working for an organisation with a strong focus on delivering outstanding patient care?

    The Hospice provides support to patients within our In Patient Unit, Day Hospice and through our counselling and community care services, we also have services dedicated to raising the funds to provide these essential and much needed services as the Hospice is only partially funded by NHS.

    The above role is to co-ordinate and run the Housekeeping services within the Hospice building. Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety especially infection prevention and control, legionella, clinical waste management is essential along with an understanding of CQC standards.

    Basic IT skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is also essential to be able to provide concise and clear records to support the service.

    Knowledge of Healthcare Technical Memorandums is desirable as is experience of setting and reviewing budgetary requirements and service reviews.

    The Housekeeping team consists of a team of 10 permanent staff and 2 casual staff split over 3 shifts per day.  The team provides a service 7 days per week 365 days per year and is essential to support our patients and clinical teams.

    Do you have the skills and experience identified above?

    You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking on the links below:

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

    You are required to complete the application form – CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Please note if high volumes of applications are received, we may bring the closing date forward.

    No recruitment agencies please.

    Completed forms should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Closing date:     Monday 2nd March 2020

    Interview date:  Friday 13th March 2020    

     

     Registered charity no 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

     

  • Support at Home Coordinator

    Hours of work: 22.5 per week

    Hospice Pay Band 4: £19,848 – £23,485 per annum pro rata

    ‘Happy to talk about flexible working’

    Our Support at Home service provides emotional and practical help to patients, their families and carers. The service will provide extra support through volunteers.

    • Have you got experience of coordinating volunteers in a social care setting?
    • Do you have a professional, positive attitude?
    • Can you remain calm and prioritise effectively under pressure and in highly emotive situations?

    If you can answer yes to these questions and you enjoy working within a busy team this post could be for you.

    Key duties include:

    • Leading volunteer recruitment and coordinating training
    • Assessing patients and allocating volunteers
    • Organising and monitoring the work of Support at Home volunteers
    • Collating service feedback and supporting on project reporting
    • Ensuring any safeguarding concerns are reported according to Hospice policies and procedures

    You should be educated to GCSE Level standard or equivalent qualifications and have knowledge of delivering social care services for adults.

    It is essential that you are an excellent communicator with a high level of emotional intelligence and able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the role which may include some out of hours working.

    Please note if high volumes of applications are received, we may bring the closing date forward.

    You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking on the links below:

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

    Please note you are required to complete an application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Completed forms should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Closing date:     Friday 28th February 2020           

    Interview date:   10th/11th March 2020        

     

    Registered charity no 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

     

  • Catering Assistant (Bank)

    Flexible hours – as and when required for the needs of the service.

    Hourly rate £9.10 per hour 

    We are looking for dedicated and flexible individuals to support our catering team to deliver high quality, freshly prepared and cooked meals to our patients and staff.

    Duties will include basic food preparation, serving beverages and food to patients and staff; clearing away and washing up after food preparation and meal times; ensuring supplies and cleaning is completed and cash handling.

    Applicants must have a current (attained within the last 3 years) CIEH Level 2 Food Safety Certificate. Applicants without this qualification will not be considered.

    It is essential for the post holder to be flexible and available for work at short notice. Shifts will include day shifts between 7.00 am – 3pm or evening shifts between 5.00pm – 8.00pm including weekends and Bank Holidays as required.

    Please refer to the job description and person specification below for further details. For further information about the role contact Julie Price, Catering Team Leader on 0121 472 1191.

    To apply download the application pack below.

    Catering Assistant (Bank) Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

    Please note you are required to complete the application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Completed applications should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Interview date:  TBC

    Registered charity no 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

  • Cook (Bank)

    Flexible hours – as and when required for the needs of the service.

    Hourly rate £9.19 per hour 

    We are looking for dedicated, flexible individuals to support our catering team and deliver high quality, freshly prepared and cooked meals to our patients and staff.

    Duties will include food preparation, cooking and serving beverages and food to patients and staff; clearing away and washing up after food preparation and meal times; ensuring safety and hygiene checks are completed in compliance with legislative requirements and supervising catering assistants and volunteers. Applicants must have Level 3 NVQ in Professional Cookery and a current (attained within the last 3 years) CIEH Level 2 Food Safety Certificate. Applicants without these qualifications will not be considered.

    It is essential for the post holder to be flexible and available for work at short notice. Shifts will include day shifts 7.00am – 2pm or evening shifts 5.00pm – 8.00pm including weekends and Bank Holidays.

    Please refer to the job description and person specification below for further details.  For further information about the role contact Julie Price, Catering Team Leader on 0121 472 1191.

    To apply download the application pack below.

    Cook (Bank) Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

    Please note you are required to complete the application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Completed forms should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Interview date:  TBC

    Registered charity no 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

  • Cleaner (Bank)

    Hourly rate: £9.10 per hour

    Rota Pattern:  As and when required.

    Shifts may be: Monday – Sunday 7.00 am – 12.00 noon or

                             Monday – Friday 12.00 noon – 3.30pm / 4.00 pm – 8.00 pm

    We are looking for exceptional staff to provide cover during times of absence within our housekeeping team, the successful candidate will be required to clean furniture, fixtures and fittings within various clinical and office areas of the Hospice, to maintain high standards of cleanliness and infection prevention and control.

    This is a physical role where furniture and equipment needs to be moved prior to cleaning. Experience of completing check sheets, written communication and good team working is essential along with the flexibility to provide cover at short notice.

    Previous cleaning experience is essential and experience in a similar healthcare environment. i.e. Hospital / Nursing home would be advantageous although training will be provided.

    You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking on the links below:

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

    You are required to complete the application form – CVs alone will not be accepted.

    Completed forms should be returned to: recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    Interview date:          TBC

    Registered Charity no. 503456

    The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.