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St. Clare’s Hospice currently employs 70 staff and 400 volunteers and has a dedicated, skilled and experienced medical and nursing staff who are totally committed to enhancing the quality of life of our patients.

The medical team are backed by a small team of administrative staff who are responsible for fundraising activities, finance, human resources and secretarial support.

  

To find out more about any of these opportunities please contact Human Resources on 0191 529 7100 or email hr@stclareshospice.co.uk

Our current staff vacancies

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Health Care Assistants (predominantly nights)

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Hospice Band 2 (£14,226 to £17,101)

Closing date: Monday 27th March (at 12pm)

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St. Clare Hospice has an excellent reputation for providing palliative care for patients suffering from a life limiting illness and is keen to build on this by offering an extended range and scale of the services to the population it serves south of the Tyne.

Permanent Health Care Assistant (predominantly nights)

Hospice Band 2 (£14,226 to £17,101 per annum)

2 x 20 hours per week and 1 x 30 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at St. Clare’s Hospice for 3 part time experienced Health Care Assistants to complement our night nurse team. These posts will be predominantly night shift with some rotation onto days to suit the needs of the business.

Working as part of the clinical team, applicants should hold or be prepared to work towards N.V.Q Level 2/3 and demonstrate equivalent experience. Candidates should ideally have:

  • Experience in working in a Hospice or similar care setting.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • The ability to perform effectively under pressure.

The successful candidate will deliver a high standard of personal care to patients under supervision of the qualified nurse, maintaining the privacy and dignity of the patient at all times.

Applicants need to be able to work flexibly. 

The post is subject to enhanced DBS Disclosure

If you would like to find out more for this opportunity please contact Leigh Ann Gowens, HR Administrator on 0191 5297149 or email your completed application form to leighann.gowens@stft.nhs.uk

Closing Date for applications is Monday 27th March 2017 5pm

 

Health Care Assistants - Bank

Contract type: Bank Staff

Salary: £14,226 to £17,101

Closing date: Monday 27th March (at 12pm)

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St. Clare Hospice has an excellent reputation for providing palliative care for patients suffering from a life limiting illness and is keen to build on this by offering an extended range and scale of the services to the population it serves south of the Tyne.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen at St. Clare’s Hospice for experienced Bank Health Care Assistants. 

Working as part of the clinical team, applicants should hold or be prepared to work towards N.V.Q Level 2/3 and demonstrate equivalent experience. Candidates should ideally have:

  • Experience in working in a Hospice or similar care setting.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • The ability to perform effectively under pressure.

The successful candidate will deliver a high standard of personal care to patients under supervision of the qualified nurse, maintaining the privacy and dignity of the patient at all times.

Applicants need to be able to work flexibly. 

If you would like to find out more and to request an application form for this opportunity please contact Leigh Ann Gowens, HR Administrator on 0191 5297149 or emailleighann.gowens@stft.nhs.uk

 Closing date for applications is Monday 27th March 2017 5pm

Bank Staff Nurses

Contract type: Bank Staff

Salary: Hospice Band 5 (22,319 to £26,862)

Closing date: Sunday 31st December (at 12pm)

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St. Clare’s has an excellent reputation for providing specialist palliative care to patients with life limiting illnesses and has an ambitious strategy for developing the range and scale of the services we provide to the population of South Tyneside.  The Hospice In-Patient unit has 8 beds which includes a dedicated respite bed. The Day Care Unit has a facility to cater for up to 20 patients per day x5 days per a week. 

We have positions available on our Staff Nurse flexi bank. Hospice/palliative/oncology care experience would be preferred, however not essential.  You will need to have post registration experience, qualified to Diploma level, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a genuine interest in palliative care and the future developments of the Hospice. The successful candidates will be required to work day and night duties as well as Day Care, when required.

The posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Vicky Bracey, Clinical Nurse Manager or Sandra Carman, In-Patient Unit Sr. on (0191) 4516378.

Please send you application forms to Leigh Ann Gowens here  [email protected]  

Volunteering

Our current volunteer vacancies

Volunteer Sales Assistants

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Required to serve customers, sort donated goods and replenish stock.

Vacancies available within the following shops: 

  • Fowler Street
  • Frederick Street
  • Jarrow

Various hours available Monday to Saturday. 

Volunteer Drivers Mates

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Required to assist furniture drivers in delivering and collecting furniture.

Vacancies available within the following shops:

  • Jarrow
  • Frederick Street

Various hours available Monday to Friday.