Current Vacancies

  • 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 

    Job Description Band 6

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Form

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

    Closing date: 29th March 2021

    Interview date: 9th April 2021 (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.

     

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 7)

    INTEGRATED COMMUNITY PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM 

    CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST 

    Hours of work: 30 hours per week subject to needs of service

    Permanent

    Hospice Pay Band 7 £33,143 – £43,695 (Band 6-7 Developmental post will be considered –  £27,717 – £37,201

    Do you have what it takes to work with us to drive forward community palliative care, supporting our vision for equal access to palliative care services for anyone with any condition wherever they live?

    We are looking for an enthusiastic highly skilled individual who is a team player, dynamic and passionate about palliative care and understands the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist.  The post involves working within a multi-disciplinary team offering specialist palliative care to patients in their own homes and our primary care clinics as well as virtually and over the telephone. Excellent leadership and communication skills are needed to fulfil this role. Teaching experience is essential in order to share knowledge, skills and enhance high standards of palliative care.

    Band 7 Candidates will have a palliative care or other relevant degree and a recognised post registration qualification in palliative care (minimum of 20 credits at 1st degree level). In addition, appropriate experience at NHS Band 7 (or equivalent) and clinical skills underpinned by advanced knowledge of palliative care and current issues is essential.

    Band 6 – 7 is a 3 – 6 month competency based developmental role that will be considered for an appropriate candidate and will require a degree (or working towards) as well as significant experience to meet the demands of the role.

    A car owner and driver is essential.

    The role includes weekend work and shift rota patterns to cover an 8am – 8pm service.

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

    For further information please contact Helen Smith Integrated Community Palliative Care Team Leader or Lisa Kennedy, Lead CNS Community Team on 0121 752 8798  

    Informal visits/discussions are strongly encouraged.

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

    Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist Job Description & Person Specification

    Application Form

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Form

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

    Closing date:  7th March 2021

    Interview date: TBC 

    We will communicate interview arrangements with applicants via 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

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

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Terms and Conditions Statement

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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.