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Join our expert team at St Peter & St James Hospice and make a difference every day.

Working for our hospice

We’re looking for passionate, inspiring people who want to help our patients and their families. As well as job satisfaction, generous pension contributions and on-going personal and professional development opportunities, you’ll enjoy beautiful views, flexible working, two adorable donkeys, Dylan and Dudley, and our resident Hospice cats, Jasper and Willow. We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity.

We provide free onsite parking, teas and coffees and you can order freshly cooked subsidised meals from our Catering Team.  We have a café facility three days per week offering weekly specials, snacks and freshly baked cakes and speciality coffees.

If we can’t offer you your dream opportunity right now, we’d still love to hear from you. You could volunteer in your area of interest or get involved with one of our hospice events.

Sunday Housekeeping Assistant, 4 hours per day

Sunday Housekeeping Assistant – (4 hours per week) – 9.00am – 1.00pm

£10.18 per hour, includes a weekend shift enhancement.

St Peter & St James Hospice is situated in the heart of the Sussex countryside in North Chailey, near Haywards Heath, in a glorious setting providing specialist short and longer term integrated palliative care in our local community.

We are looking for a permanent, part-time Housekeeping Assistant, four hours per week, every Sunday morning to work within a small team.

A free uniform will be provided and you will be based on our 14-bed Inpatient Unit ensuring patient rooms are kept clean and tidy. Working amongst our patients and their visitors, you will be friendly, courteous and professional at all times.

You will work with a ‘buddy’ to share the work, so you must be a great team player. We’re looking for someone who is flexible, hard-working and willing to go the extra mile to deliver great patient service.

We are not served by public transport, so you will need your own reliable transport to get to the hospice.  Car parking is free, as is the tea and coffee!

If you would like to join our friendly Housekeeping Team and you take pride in making a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

St Peter & St James Hospice, North Common Road, North Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4ED

Charity No: 1056114

 

JD – Housekeeping Assistant Saturday and or Sunday am

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Current vacancies

Staff Nurse

Permanent Contracts – 2 full time posts, 37.5 hours per week, or part time hours will be considered

Bank Contracts available, various shifts

Permanent Contracts – Up to £27,842.00 p.a. basic depending on skills and experience, + shift enhancements

Bank Contracts – £23,056.00 p.a. basic, + shift enhancements.

As a qualified RGN you will also have experience or an interest in palliative care and care of the elderly.

Reporting to the Head of Nursing you will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of a named group of patients and ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with the NMC Guidelines’ Standards for Records and Record Keeping. You will also support the Sister in Charge of Nursing in the delivery of a high quality and cost effective service of patient care.

Responsibilities will include you working as a member of the ward team and supervising the nursing practice of junior members of staff. You will participate in ensuring patients are involved in all aspects of their care, and also that partners, friends and relatives are involved in care in accordance with the patient’s wishes.

You will treat each patient with dignity, respect and understanding, in accordance with the philosophy of St Peter and St James. You will be aware of unit procedures and policies and ensure they are carried out safely in accordance with agreed policies. With your excellent communication skills you will liaise with all patients, their families and hospice staff and comply with the NMC Professional Code of Conduct for Nurses, Health Visitors and Midwives at all times.

Personal objectives will be agreed between yourself and the Team Leader and you will be responsible for maintaining your own professional development. This may result in the need for you to attend training courses from time to time, some of which will be mandatory.

Both full time (37.5 hrs) and part time contracts will be considered for this role.

Due to our location you must have your own transport.

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Assistant Charity Shop Managers

£7.83 per hour

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Charity Shop Manager to work 3 days per week including some Saturdays, based at our brand new shop on Heathfield High Street. This is a very exciting opportunity to work in our new shop which offers fashion, furniture and collectibles.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a commitment to turning donations into vital funds, which enable us to provide exceptional care for our patients, then we would love to hear from you.

This is more than an ordinary retail opportunity. In this role you can combine your passion for retail with your commitment to making a difference, which will give you a unique sense of job satisfaction!

Preferably with good retail management experience you will have plenty of initiative and enthusiasm, a flair for display and a drive to reach and exceed your sales targets. You will also be able to support the management of and work with our volunteers and have a focus on providing exceptional customer service.

Job holders will be required to work at any of our 8 shops providing additional cover and support when needed. This is a varied role and therefore flexibility is paramount as you will be required to work at any of our shops at any time.

You will need to have good IT skills to include email, Word and Excel, be flexible, be a people person and happy to go the extra mile.

As our shops raise funds for our hospice care, it is vital that they are performing at their best. We are therefore looking for dedicated individuals with the passion and energy to maintain these high standards.

You will be flexible, be a people person and happy to go the extra mile.

You will need your own reliable transport to travel between the hospice shops.

Closing date: 30th November 2018

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Healthcare Assistants

£7.83 per hour (minimum depending on skills and experience)

15 Hours per week (2 Shifts) and Bank Contract opportunities.

Assisting trained nursing staff in the care of specialist palliative care patients, you will be working with a small and friendly team  and have the time to devote to establishing professional relationships with our patients and their relatives, and to be involved in the clinical ‘hands-on’ care to meet the physical, psychosocial and wellbeing needs of our patients. 

You will be involved in staff meetings, assisting with clinical assessments and maintaining mandatory nursing records.  At all times, you will ensure the patients are treated with dignity, respect and understanding.  Previous healthcare experience would be advantageous, but full training and support will be provided and all staff are encouraged to participate in further training and development, as well as attend all mandatory training programmes.

You will possess excellent communication skills, flexibility and have a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure the comfort and safety of all our patients within the confines of established hospice policies and procedures.

We have a long-established relationship within our community and a strong reputation for providing excellent palliative care and support to assist with symptom control to maximise quality of life, end of life and respite.   If you have those special qualities to join our hardworking and friendly team, we would love to hear from you.  

The role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and you also need your own reliable transport as there is no public transport to get to and from the hospice.

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Charity Shop Manager

HAYWARDS HEATH – Specialising in Linens, with Quality Clothing, Toys, Furniture, Bric a Brac & Media

Full time, 37.5 hours per week over five days to include some Saturdays

£8.90 per hour, £17,395 per annum, free car parking

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious Charity Shop Manager to manage our busy and popular shop based in Haywards Heath.  You may on occasion be asked to provide relief cover at our other shops.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a commitment to turning donations into vital funds, which enable us to provide exceptional care for our patients, then we would love to hear from you.

This is more than an ordinary retail opportunity. In this role you can combine your passion for retail with your commitment to making a difference, which will give you a unique sense of job satisfaction!  We operate a unique central distribution policy with all donated goods coming to our on-site warehouse.  Stock is not sorted at the shops.  As a Manager, you will select your own stock directly from the Warehouse on a weekly basis giving you the freedom and creativity to really get to know your customer base, create amazing window and shop displays and refresh your stock on a high frequency.

Preferably with good Charity Shop management experience you will have plenty of initiative and enthusiasm, a flair for display and a drive to reach and exceed your sales targets. You will also be able to manage and work with our volunteers and have a focus on providing exceptional customer service.

You will need to have good IT skills to include email, Word and Excel, be flexible, be a people person and happy to go the extra mile.

As our shops raise funds for our Hospice Care, it is vital that they are performing at their best. We are therefore looking for a dedicated individual with the passion and energy to maintain these high standards.

You will need your own reliable transport to travel between shops and the hospice.

Closing Date: 30th November 2018

JD – Shop Manager 0516

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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Nurse Specialist

37.5 hrs p/w

Up to £38,418.00 p.a. depending on skills and experience.

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse with a passion for palliative and end of life care? Do you thrive working within a multi-disciplinary team striving to make a difference to those with life limiting illness and those at the end of life?

If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join our well established team of Community Clinical Nurse Specialists providing a seven day service across East and West Sussex. The team are key to the hospice’s provision of expert and compassionate support to people living in our local community.

Ideally, you will have palliative care knowledge, skills and experience with proven clinical leadership skills such as experience at Band 6 level. Experience of working in the community setting is desirable but is not an essential requirement for the role.

The ability to work collaboratively with health, social and voluntary care professionals both internally and externally providing support and advice is essential.

You should have a high level of clinical expertise and excellent communicate skills to provide specialist advice and support to people, and those important to them, You will be required to work autonomously and as part of a supportive team.with palliative care needs

If you have the relevant skills and experience we would like to hear from you.

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming team environment
  • The opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team including doctors, physiotherapists, counsellors, befrienders.
  • A supportive environment including clinical supervision.
  • Continuation of NHS Pension Scheme contributions.
  • Continuing professional development.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised meals

Due to the nature of the post you will require your own car and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: Friday 16th November 2018

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