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Why join St Peter & St James Hospice?

Every team member at St Peter & St James Hospice contributes towards providing the right care, in the right place, at the right time, to everyone who needs us. 

Find out more about our mission

Employee wellbeing

  • Flexible working – variety of hours, shift patterns and remote working
  • 35 days holiday (27 + 8 Bank Holidays – pro rata)
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Senior leaders Mental Health First Aid trained
  • Monthly Occupational Health clinic
  • Eye tests and special prescription allowance for screen users

Growth and recognition

  • Access to over 200 self-development courses on our Learner Management System 
  • Leadership development programme tailored to Sussex hospices 
  • Employee of the month award 
  • Long service awards 
  • Performance related pay with regular development reviews 

If you have the appetite to develop your skills, you are encouraged and empowered to learn and grow within the organisation.

Vrishali PawarPeople Services Assistant

Communication and engagement

We aim to give everyone here a sense of purpose and belonging

Debbie GastonSpiritual Wellbeing Lead
Debbie Gaston

Rewards and benefits

  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay 
  • Generous Pension 5% employer, 3% employee contribution 
  • Option to transfer NHS Pension (subject to pension rules) 
  • 20% discount in our charity shops 
  • Blue Light Card and Charityworker Discounts – savings on retail, travel and leisure  
  • Social and team building events 
  • Free tea and coffee 

We love that we get discounts in our shops and can benefit from the Blue Light Card like NHS workers do.

Gavin Carby & James DickensProperties Manager & Maintenance Technician
Two SPSJ employees smiling

We want to expand our nursing team to make sure people in our community receive the care and support that they need when faced with life limiting illness.

Find out more about working in palliative care nursing.

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Current vacancies

Join a skilled workforce, committed to excellence, making a real difference in our local community. 

Vacancy
Posted 4 months ago
Are you a caring, kind and compassionate Registered Nurse looking to make a difference?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryAfC Band 5 (£29,259 to £35,618 FTE), plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours
Working hoursVariety of hours and shifts available, day and night
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryAfC Band 5 (£29,259 to £35,618 FTE), plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours
Working hoursVariety of hours and shifts available, day and night
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 10 months ago
Are you looking for a rewarding position providing care to people with life limiting illness?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 2 (£23,054 FTE)
Working hoursUp to 37.5hrs per week (Monday-Sunday, Day and Night Shifts)
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 2 (£23,054 FTE)
Working hoursUp to 37.5hrs per week (Monday-Sunday, Day and Night Shifts)
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 11 months ago
Are you looking to cook high quality, nutritious and fresh meals without having to work late evenings?

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
DepartmentFacilities & Catering
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 3 starting on £11.74ph (£22,969 to £23,119 FTE)
Working hoursBank
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
DepartmentFacilities & Catering
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 3 starting on £11.74ph (£22,969 to £23,119 FTE)
Working hoursBank
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 1 year ago
Are you an experienced doctor passionate about end of life care looking for ad-hoc hours?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentDoctors
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary equivalent to sessional rate based on NHS scale
Working hoursVariable with 1 in 4 on-call
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentDoctors
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary equivalent to sessional rate based on NHS scale
Working hoursVariable with 1 in 4 on-call
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
Do you enjoy the process of researching and advertising items online, utilising different platforms to reach buyers?

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail
LocationHurstpierpoint, BN6 9ES
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typeFixed Term (9 Months)
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail
LocationHurstpierpoint, BN6 9ES
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typeFixed Term (9 Months)
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
Are you a competent driver looking for some hours on ah hoc basis?

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Distribution Centre
LocationHurstpierpoint
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 pa FTE)
Working hoursAd-Hoc
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Distribution Centre
LocationHurstpierpoint
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 pa FTE)
Working hoursAd-Hoc
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function
Vacancy
Posted 4 months ago
Are you a caring, kind and compassionate Registered Nurse looking to make a difference?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryAfC Band 5 (£29,259 to £35,618 FTE), plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours
Working hoursVariety of hours and shifts available, day and night
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryAfC Band 5 (£29,259 to £35,618 FTE), plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours
Working hoursVariety of hours and shifts available, day and night
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 10 months ago
Are you looking for a rewarding position providing care to people with life limiting illness?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 2 (£23,054 FTE)
Working hoursUp to 37.5hrs per week (Monday-Sunday, Day and Night Shifts)
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 2 (£23,054 FTE)
Working hoursUp to 37.5hrs per week (Monday-Sunday, Day and Night Shifts)
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 1 year ago
Are you an experienced doctor passionate about end of life care looking for ad-hoc hours?

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentDoctors
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary equivalent to sessional rate based on NHS scale
Working hoursVariable with 1 in 4 on-call
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentDoctors
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary equivalent to sessional rate based on NHS scale
Working hoursVariable with 1 in 4 on-call
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
Do you enjoy the process of researching and advertising items online, utilising different platforms to reach buyers?

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail
LocationHurstpierpoint, BN6 9ES
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typeFixed Term (9 Months)
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail
LocationHurstpierpoint, BN6 9ES
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typeFixed Term (9 Months)
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
Are you a competent driver looking for some hours on ah hoc basis?

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Distribution Centre
LocationHurstpierpoint
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 pa FTE)
Working hoursAd-Hoc
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Distribution Centre
LocationHurstpierpoint
SalaryBand 1 (£22,369 pa FTE)
Working hoursAd-Hoc
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function
Vacancy
Posted 11 months ago
Are you looking to cook high quality, nutritious and fresh meals without having to work late evenings?

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
DepartmentFacilities & Catering
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 3 starting on £11.74ph (£22,969 to £23,119 FTE)
Working hoursBank
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
DepartmentFacilities & Catering
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 3 starting on £11.74ph (£22,969 to £23,119 FTE)
Working hoursBank
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Vacancy
Posted 2 years ago
If none of our current vacancies match your skills and interests, please apply here.

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

Apply Online

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Clinical, Fundraising, Retail, Support Function

The journey from candidate to colleague

We will adapt depending on the vacancy and/or if candidates require any adjustments, but these are the steps you can expect from the recruitment process. 

  1. Application via our Working with us page 
  2. Notification when the shortlisting is taking place 
  3. Short telephone conversation with the recruiting manager 
  4. Competency-based in-person or online interview (include link to Visitor information) 
  5. In some cases, practical exercise 
  6. Job offer 
  7. Pre-employment checks (references, health questionnaire, right to work in the UK, DBS if applicable) 
  8. Join the team 

If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us at hr@stpjhospice.org. 

Feedback on the recruitment process

If you would like to provide feedback on St Peter & St James Hospice’s recruitment process please use our complaints, compliments and feedback form 

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