Current Vacancies

  • Staff Nurse In Patient Unit

    INPATIENT UNIT

    STAFF NURSE

    Salary: £26,109 – £30,714 full time equivalent

    Permanent, Full and part time roles available.

    We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are team players, dynamic and passionate about nursing and are 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 by clicking on the links below.

    Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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

    Closing date: 11th August 2021

    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.

  • Bereavement Counsellors (Bank)

    Vacancy: Bereavement Counsellor (Bank)

    Hours of work: Flexible

    Pay: £50 per hour 

    Are you a counsellor with a passion for supporting bereaved individuals through the grieving process? 

    Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is looking for talented Bank Bereavement Counsellors to provide bereavement support over the telephone, video calls and face-to-face where able. In this role, you will provide counselling to both clients known to the Hospice and those in the community.

    As well as providing ongoing bereavement support, you will also conduct assessments with clients and liaise with other organisations to make referrals for further support where appropriate.

    As the successful candidate, you will be:

    • A qualified counsellor who is a member of a professional counselling body e.g. BACP
    • An excellent communicator and listener
    • Have exemplary attention to detail
    • Well organised
    • Experienced in working with loss, grief and bereavement is desirable.

    This is an exciting time to join the Bereavement Team at Birmingham St Mary’s as we continue to develop and grow our successful service.

    If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply today.

    For further information, email Surjit Heer, Wellbeing Team Leader on surjit.heer@nhs.net

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

    Bereavement Counsellor (Bank) JD & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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

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

    Closing date: Monday 9th August 2021       

    Interview date: Thursday 19th August 2021  

    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.

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner

     ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER

    Hospice Band B (£41,647 – £49,000)

    Full time plus 1 in 5 on call commitment (attracting additional remuneration of 4hrs per week plus 4% of FTE salary as an availability supplement) 

    Applications from anyone wishing to work less than full time, will also be considered

    This post has been developed to ensure consistent service delivery alongside our Medical staff and the rest of the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will become part of the joint medical team across Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospice and will be accountable to the Joint Medical Director.

    The Post will;

    Provide a supporting role in the clinical care of patients and families across in-patient, day hospice and community settings

    Support the education programmes and governance needs of the in-patient unit

    Support the delivery of external education programmes and research activity

    Contribute to the 24/7 on-call rota for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice (BSMH) with the support of the second on call regional Consultant.

    There may be circumstances where cross cover for the John Taylor Hospice (JTH) site is required in and out of hours, but the base site for this post holder will be BSMH.

    Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Debbie Talbot, Medical Director (07966164898) or Sarah Bache, Nurse Consultant (John Taylor Hospice 0121 465 2000)

    If you think you have the attributes to help us continue to deliver excellent palliative care; we would be delighted to receive your application.

    Please click on the links below to see the job Description and Person Specification, Applications Form and Equalities monitoring Form.

    Advanced Nurse Practitioner Job Description & 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. 

    Closing date: 3rd September 2021 

    Interview date: TBC 

    This post will be subject to enhanced DBS checking and appropriate occupational health clearance 

    The Hospice is committed to maintaining 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.

     

  • Senior Occupational Therapist

    Senior Occupational Therapist

    Therapy Team

    22.5 Hours

    Permanent

    Hospice Pay band 6 £16,630.20 – £22,920.60 (£27,717 – £37,201 Full time equivalent)

    Please note that Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospice are merging on 1st August 2021 and all new employees will be employed on John Taylor Hospice pay and conditions.

    Previous applicants need not reapply

    We have a new and exciting opportunity for a confident and enthusiastic Registered Occupational Therapist who wishes to enhance their knowledge and skills by supporting patients living with life limiting conditions. We aim to maximise quality of life and a focus on working towards patient centred goals to enable our patients to achieve what matters most to them.

    This post requires the candidate to work with patients across our Inpatient Unit, Day Hospice service and in the community at patient’s homes. At present this position does not require weekend or bank holiday working, although this may be subject to change dependant on review of service needs.

    As part of the Therapy Team you will learn to deliver palliative rehab and become skilled at non-pharmacological symptom control, delivering Occupational Therapy assessment and interventions face to face and via remote /virtual interactions. You will work closely with a large MDT and in particular with our Physiotherapy colleagues. A range of experience including working with patients with life limiting conditions and working in the community would be beneficial for the role however a willingness to learn, problem solve and think outside the box will be the most valuable skills you have to offer.

    We would like to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply and are open to discussing flexible ways to enable the right candidate to fulfil the role whist ensuring we meet the needs of our service.

    A valid driving licence and ability to drive (a manual vehicle) is essential for this role.

    For further information, please email: Amy Byfield amy.byfield@birminghamhospice.org.uk and Emma Hayward emma.hayward@birminghamhospice.org.uk

    You can see the job description & person specification, application form and Equalities monitoring form by clicking on the links below:

    Occupational Therapist Job description and person specification

    Application Form

    Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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

     Closing date:             12/09/21

    Interview date:          22/09/21

    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.

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

At Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, we have a variety of roles across a diverse range of professions to suit everyone.

Why join the Hospice team?

Everyone at the Hospice is there to make a difference. Our staff are knowledgeable, committed, open, friendly and fun – they understand and buy into the values of the Hospice.

93% of respondents from our latest staff survey said that they are proud to tell people that they work for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.

We’re committed to making the Hospice a brilliant place to work, and have been awarded the Agenda Consulting Employee Engagement Award for demonstrating ongoing high levels of employee engagement within our organisation.

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 above 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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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.