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

We are currently recruiting for:

Fundraising and Communications Coordinator

Location:       Shipston on Stour

Part-time:      24-30 hours per week – occasional weekend / out of hours as required

Annual salary: £18,158 – £22,698

Reports to: Fundraising and Communications Manager

Job Purpose

To support the delivery of community events and communication activities across a range of campaigns and media.

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Fundraising and Communications Manager, help plan and stage events
  • Grow our followers and engagement on social media, curating content and delivering targeted and creative campaigns to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Manage social media enquiries in a timely way and pro-actively engage in conversation across all relevant platforms
  • Maintain and update key pages on our website, writing news articles and blogs
  • Stay current with new digital tools and techniques that will help increase engagement with our target audiences
  • Create content using design, photography and video skills

General responsibilities

  • Be able to work independently by using own initiative
  • Be flexible to changing demands and priorities of the role and take on appropriate elements of new tasks, as agreed within the Fundraising and Communications Manager
  • Manage inevitable work-related interruptions and unplanned events as they arise ensuring that workload is prioritised appropriately

Person specification​​

Experience​​

  • Event management experience preferred together with previous experience of marketing and communication
  • Experience of developing and delivering fundraising campaigns, including related media and support activity

Skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • A creative thinker with the ability to work across multiple online and offline channels​
  • Superb organisational skills with a proven ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines​
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships and influence others
  • Ability to articulate our vision and mission with passion.
  • Ability to provide advice and support at all levels within the organisation
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously

The Benefits

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

  • Generous annual leave allowance plus statutory bank holidays
  • Excellent annual salary and cost of living review
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Mileage paid for car usage

We offer our staff as much flexibility and autonomy as possible. Some home working is possible, with travel to community locations in South Warwickshire as required and so access to a car is essential.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please email recruitment@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.

Closing date for applications: 1 July 2022


Nursing

Community Bank Nurses (nights)

If you’re a conscientious and enthusiastic nurse looking for 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.


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