Current Vacancies

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse Hospice at Home

    Integrated Community Staff Nurse Hospice at Home

    Hours of work: 15 to 22.5 hours flexible shifts to cover 8am -8pm service

    Hospice Pay Band 5 £23,042 – £29,961 pro rata  per annum – depending on experience

    Are you a compassionate and experienced nurse with community experience who would like to work as part of a team which prides itself on outstanding quality care? An opportunity has arisen at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice for a Band 5 Registered Nurse to work within our Community Services Team.

    Birmingham St Marys Hospice are recruiting to our Hospice@Home team, who provide personal, pyscho-social and spiritual support to patients with life limiting illnesses and their families at home. The aim of the service is to provide care at a time of identified need, and to help avoid unnecessary and unwanted admission to hospital in the last weeks and days of life. The team are a part of an integrated community team and there are opportunities to work across all community services, as well as our Inpatient Unit. The service has been extended to include evenings. We would like to hear from you if you would like to work within a caring and supportive environment and as part of a valued team.

    If you have experience within palliative, end of life care and community nursing, are passionate about excellent nursing standards then this role could be for you. The Band 5 will be responsible for ongoing holistic assessment and planning of individualised care to meet the person and carers physical, psychological, spiritual, social and practical needs at the end of their lives. The service operates 7 days a week, and the postholder will work closely with District Nurses, GP’s and palliative care clinical nurse specialists to support patients who choose to die in their own home.

    Car driver and access to car essential.

    For further information about the role email Helen Smith- Integrated Community Team Leader, helen.smith@birminghamhospice.org.uk or Lisa Kennedy-Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist, lisa.kennedy@birminghamhospice.org.uk

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

    H@H Band 5 Staff Nurse Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 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

    Closing date: 23rd November 2020        

    Interview Date: TBC

    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.

     

     

     

  • Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse In Patient Unit

    IN PATIENT UNIT 

    CHARGE NURSE/ SISTER 

    Hours of work: Full time 37.5 hours/week

    Permanent

    Hospice Pay Band 6 £27,717 £37,201

    We are looking for an enthusiastic highly skilled individual who is a team player, dynamic and passionate about palliative care and the role of the Sister on the inpatient unit. The post involves working within a multi-disciplinary team offering specialist palliative care to patients and their families. Excellent communication skills are needed to fulfil this role. Teaching experience is essential in order to share knowledge and skills and enhance high standards of palliative care.

    Band 6 Candidates will be a first level registered nurse with a palliative care or other relevant degree. Candidates will have relevant experience in palliative care/ oncology or other clinical speciality with significant palliative care input.

    We are committed to staff development as an ongoing professional requirement.

    Informal visits/discussions are strongly encouraged 

    For further information and informal discussion about the role please contact Alison Breakwell (alison.breakwell@birminghamhospice.org.uk) Lead Nurse IPU or Esther Reilly (esther.reilly@birminghamhospice.org.uk), Deputy Director of Nursing on 0121 752 8788 or by email.

    You can download the Job Description & Person Specification, application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form by clicking on the links below.  Please return both to recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk 

    Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Form

    Please note you must complete the application form.  CVs are not accepted. 

    Closing date: 20th November 2020 (12 noon)

    Interview date: week commencing 30th November 2020 (arrangements for interviews will be confirmed by email) 

    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.

     

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse In Patient Unit

    STAFF NURSE – IN PATIENT UNIT

    Hours of work: Full time 37.5 hours per week

    Permanent

    Hospice Pay Band 5 £23,042 – £29,961

    We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is a team player, dynamic and passionate about nursing and is looking to work in palliative care. The post involves working within a multi-disciplinary team offering specialist palliative care to patients on the inpatient unit. Excellent communication skills are needed to fulfil this role.

    Band 5 candidates will be a first level registered nurse. You will be expected to work flexibly over a seven day rota

    We are committed to staff development as an ongoing professional requirement.

    Informal visits/discussions are strongly encouraged 

    For further information and informal discussion about the role please contact Alison Breakwell (alison.breakwell@birminghamhospice.org.uk) IPU Lead Nurse on 0121 752 8788 or by email.

    You can download the Job Description & Person Specification, application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form by clicking on the links below.  Please return both to recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk 

    Band 5 Staff Nurse Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Form

    Please note you must complete the application form.  CVs are not accepted.

    Closing date: 20/11/2020

    Interview date: week commencing 30/11/2020 (arrangements for interviews will be confirmed by email) 

     

    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.

     

  • Housekeeping & Catering Supervisor

    Housekeeping and Catering Supervisor

    37.5 hours per week 

    Hospice Band 4:       Salary £20,046 – £23,720 (depending on skills and experience) 

    This is an exciting opportunity in a new role to support a local charity, providing essential palliative care services, we are looking for an efficient, organised and reliable individual to lead the Housekeeping and Catering teams.

    Do you have excellent and proven leadership skills with significant line management experience? A good standard of education, including BICS, NVQ 3 or City and Guilds in Cleaning Supervision (or equivalent) and knowledge of COSHH, HACCP and Infection Prevention and Control?

    You may be the person we want to join our team.

    The Hospice provides palliative and supportive care including nursing, medical, spiritual, practical support and therapeutic care to both patients within our In Patient Unit, Day Hospice Service and patients within the community to ensure they can remain either at home with loved ones or in their preferred location as long as they wish and are able to. We are a charity that relies on fundraising activities to enable us to continue our much needed and appreciated works. 97% of Patients friends and family are advised they are either likely or extremely likely to recommend Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice services.

    The Catering team support patients in the Ward and Day Hospice with high quality and freshly made nutritious food in a safe and well managed environment. Working with nursing teams and patients to identify ways to support their nutritional and hydration needs and to accommodate likes and dislikes as well as allergens and special dietary needs.

    The Housekeeping team undertake daily cleaning of the ward areas, Day Hospice and office spaces ensuring full infection control standards are maintained at all times, This includes undertaking deep cleans of infectious rooms which patients are present, to ensure both the safety and comfort of those within our care and working to support that care.

    Both teams are part of the Facilities team which also includes Health and Safety, Maintenance, Waste Management, Utilities, Transport and Stores as such a good team working ethic to support fellow colleagues is essential.

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

    Housekeeping & Catering Supervisor Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Form

    Please return both forms to recruitment@birminghamhospice.org.uk.

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

    Closing date:        29th November 2020  

    Interview:            TBC

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

    No recruitment agencies please.

    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.

     

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.

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Terms and Conditions Statement

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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.