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Working for St Richard’s Hospice

St Richard’s Hospice employs 234 staff in many different roles.

We aim to attract, develop and retain staff of quality and encourage and support all our staff in ongoing training and personal development.

Our shared values are caring, compassionate, committed and professional. Read more about our values

Equal Opportunities Statement

The Hospice is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities in employment. Selection and employment procedures ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on grounds of ethnic origins, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or social status. Advertising, recruiting, selection and appointment procedures are therefore monitored closely to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their merits and abilities.

Read the St Richard’s Hospice Pay and Reward Policy: March 2019 – H10 Pay and Reward Policy.

 

To apply for our vacancies, please fill in our online application form. Alternatively complete the application form and post or email to the HR Department at recruitment@strichards.org.uk.

You may also telephone the HR Department on 0845 1281293 to register your interest if you wish or email recruitment@strichards.org.uk.

Find out about our volunteer vacancies,  our Team and our care.

What’s it like working for St Richard’s Hospice? 

Hear nurses and health care assistants working in our In-patient, Community, Hospice at Home and Gateway Teams explain why they love working for St Richard’s.

Current Vacancies

Family Support Service Practitioner

Job Reference: 218

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary Scale: St. Richard's Hospice Payscale Pay Point 10 (£23,732 - £24,917 per annum)

St. Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for adults in South Worcestershire with a life limiting condition through our community teams, our newly developed state-of-the-art day centre and our seventeen beds. We offer care and encouragement to our patients, enabling them to take control of their lives as their condition… Read more »

Staff Nurse – In-Patient Unit

Job Reference: 217

Hours: 37.5 hours per week - three 11.5 hour shifts per week plus one additional shift per month

Salary Scale: St. Richard's Hospice Payscale Pay Point 10-12 (£23,732 - £27,472 per annum plus enhancements for night and weekend working)

St. Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for adults in South Worcestershire with a life limiting condition through our community teams, our newly developed state-of-the-art day centre and our seventeen beds. We offer care and encouragement to our patients, enabling them to take control of their lives as their condition… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: It is with great sadness that due to stringent infection control measures, we are required to restrict visiting and cannot offer the comprehensive level of service in the way we usually do. However, we will still do our utmost to make sure that each patient and loved one is given the compassion and dignity they deserve. To help families stay in touch we are encouraging virtual visiting using technology such as video calls and apps. This will be discussed and explained to patients and families on admission and we can help provide access to equipment in the hospice. In addition, the IPU nursing team will liaise with each patient and family to arrange short daily visits from the patient's closest loved one and compassionate visiting, as appropriate. Read the full details here.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.