Current Vacancies

  • 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.

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.