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Vacancies

We’re always looking for committed people to join our Team in paid, volunteer and Trustee roles, and we’re always happy to receive enquiries even if we do not have immediate vacancies.

The employed roles we are currently recruiting for are as follows:

Nursing

Community Bank Nurses (nights)

If you’re a conscientious and enthusiastic nurse wanting the flexibility of a Bank role delivering palliative care in the community to patients and those that are important to them, call Gemma Roberts on  07779 405350 or email gemma.roberts@shipstonhomenursing.co.uk

You will play an active role in advancing high quality specialist palliative care services and promoting excellence in end of life care. A broad range of effective communication skills are essential as well as the ability to work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team.

If you are keen to develop your career within a dynamic team who strive to achieve optimal palliative and end of life care outcomes for patients this is the role for you.

A comprehensive induction process is provided, together with a program of in-house and external training and opportunities to further your experience. 

We also offer competitive basic rates of pay of £16.46 to £25.57 per hour plus  attractive ‘shift retainer’ payments.

This position requires applicants to have a current UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle and is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Bank Nurses

We are currently looking for several Registered General Nurses (NHS Band 5) to join our Hospice at Home Team based in Shipston on Stour.

We care and support our patients and their families 365 days annually so that we’re always accessible when we are most needed.

A full induction process is provided together with a programme of in-house and external training to further your skills and experience.

We offer very competitive rates of basic pay together with enhanced rates for nights, weekends and Bank Holidays. Travel time is also paid, together with mileage reimbursement and subject to eligibility a pension scheme is available.

Applicants should have:

– 2 years post qualifying experience

– Palliative care experience preferred but not essential

– Empathy, compassion and good communication skills

– Current UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle

The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Please call us on 01608 664850 for further details and an application form.


Fundraising

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

We are looking for a dynamic Marketing & Communications Officer…

Location:       Shipston on Stour (with home based working an option after a qualifying period)

Part-time:      Up to 24 hours per week with some flexibility for less hours, if preferred

Annual salary: £18,158 (Based on 24 hours per week)

About us:

We are a charitable organisation established in 1997, specialising in Hospice at Home palliative care. We put people at the heart of everything we do, caring for adults with illnesses that no longer respond to curative treatment and who wish to be nursed in the comfort of their own homes.

Currently reporting to the Head of Community Fundraising and working closely with the Head of Marketing and Communications, the MARCOM Officer will help to ensure that all marketing and communication activity is effectively planned and promoted within our community.

About you:

We are looking for a part time motivated, creative individual with the ability and flexibility to work independently and as part of a small team.

This role is responsible for carrying out Marketing and Communications activities to support the overall profile of the charity including the delivery of campaigns, events, creating content and, or liaising with external agencies.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must, and you will be comfortable working to tight deadlines and ‘juggling’ multiple projects.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Write compelling and engaging copy for social media, blog posts and press releases
  • Manage WordPress websites and use content management systems.
  • Successfully manage social media platforms and schedule posts using Hootsuite.
  • Use MS Office.
  • Use the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop).
  • Work effectively with external agencies and partner organisations to deliver coordinated communications

You will be part of a friendly, dynamic team where you will be encouraged to actively use your creativity to pursue new ideas and initiatives.

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 22 days per year (pro-rata), plus statutory bank holidays
  • £18,158 pa based on a 24 hour week 
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Mileage paid for car usage

How to Apply

To apply for this position please email andrew.revell@shipstonhomenursing.co.uk attaching a recent CV.

All applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence and be willing to undertake a basic DBS check.

Access to a vehicle is essential.

Closing date for applications: 10 February 2022


Chairperson to the board of Trustess

We are recruiting a new Chairperson to lead our Board of Trustees

Following a successful period leading Shipston Home Nursing, our current Chair, Dr Clive Irwin will retire in 2022 and we’re looking for a new Chairperson to join us.

About us:

We are a palliative care Charity with 25 years’ experience of providing the very best end of life care for patients and their relatives in the communities of Shipston on Stour, Wellesbourne and Kineton.

We do this by developing trusting relationships with our patients and providing, clinical, practical, and emotional support which meets their individual care needs and preferences.

About the role

Our new Chair will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Committee Chair  
  • Proven leadership through strong interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Planning, Budget Management, and Income Generation

A Clinical and or NHS background is preferred, as would experience of working in a not for profit environment, but these are not essential.

As the Chair of the Board, you will:

  • Chair Board meetings – currently four meetings per year
  • Oversee the annual Strategic Planning session and monitor execution of the plan
  • Chair monthly Executive Committee meetings
  • Oversee the activities of the Executive Director through weekly contact
  • Support other Trustees as required

The expected time commitment is four hours per week excluding quarterly Board meetings.

Deadline for applications: 28.02.2022

For an application pack, please contact: recruitment@shipstonhomenursing.co.uk

For an informal conversation, contact 01608 664850 to arrange a call with our Executive Director or our current Chair.

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