Vacancies

We are an award-winning Hospice providing outstanding supportive palliative and end of life care for our patients, their families and carers across South Warwickshire. Our reach extends beyond the traditional Hospice walls, also providing expert support to patients in their own homes.

As a charity we are well respected by our community, offering a diverse range of community-based services including Hospice at Home, Day Hospice, Adult Counselling, Children’s and Family Support Services and Transitional Care Services.

At The Shakespeare Hospice our core values; responsive, compassionate, supportive, collaborative and innovative, underpin everything that we do.  We take pride in our forward thinking approach, continuously striving to improve the care for our patients, families and their loved ones. Our values are evident throughout all of our organisation and workforce; recruiting individuals who can demonstrate these values in their day to day practice and both professional and personal ethos is important to us.

During the recruitment process we will ask you how you demonstrate these values in the work environment. 

If you would like to be part of a dedicated team and make a difference to those needing our support, then we would like to hear from you.


Alcester Shop Manager

Salary:  £20,240 p.a.

Hours of Work: 37.5hrs – 5 out of 6 days, Monday-Saturday

Closing date:  30th April, 2021               

Interview date: 5th May, 2021

We are an award-winning Hospice providing supportive and palliative care for our patients, their families and carers across South Warwickshire and the surrounding areas.

At the Shakespeare Hospice our values underpin everything we do, providing responsive, compassionate care for our community, putting patients and their families first.

During the recruitment process we will ask you how you demonstrate these values in the work environment. 

We are looking for a responsible, full-time Shop Manager for our Alcester Shop. Your job will be vital to ensure the shop continues to achieve its high standards of customer service, achieve sales targets and keep day-to-day activities running smoothly.

Our ideal candidate will have previous retail management experience with a sharp business mind set and be willing to be an active and leading presence on the shop floor. You should also be skilled at organizing, prioritising tasks and solving problems and have a good understanding of IT and Microsoft programmes. You will know what it’s like to work in a busy shop or stockroom environment and demonstrate excellent Health & Safety practices.

You will also have excellent interpersonal and staff management skills which will be important to motivate and drive your team of retail staff and volunteers. You will also represent your shop in the wider retail set up including supporting Online Trading services and stock rotation. Supporting in training, recruitment and project management will also be a key to success.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

If you would like to be part of a dedicated team and make a difference to those needing our support, then we would like to hear from you.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

Details about the Hospice can be found at: www.theshakespearehospice.org.uk

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline or send your cv to recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk with a covering letter.

The job description can be downloaded here

All data is processed in accordance with our privacy policy which can be found here: https://theshakespearehospice.org.uk/Privacy-policy.


Fundraising and Income Processing Administrator

Contract type: permanent

Hours: 30 hrs pw

Salary: £20,240 - £23,862 p.a. pro rata (Band 3)

Closing Date: 30th April, 2021

Interview Date: 11th May, 2021

Location: Working on site at the Hospice based in Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon and occasionally home based

The Shakespeare Hospice, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, is an award-winning Hospice offering services and facilities to day care patients, Hospice at Home, carers, and transitional young people with life-limiting illnesses. We offer counselling, complementary therapy, diversional therapy, occupational health and physiotherapy to our patients, carers and their families across South Warwickshire and surrounding areas.

The Fundraising and Income Processing Administrator will provide essential administrative, data, financial and supporter management for our small but ambitious income generation team.

You will have experience of working with a CRM database to record supporter communication and financial information, importing and exporting data reports and demonstrable experience of dealing with and responding to enquiries from supporters.

You will be a friendly, motivated team player with strong organisational, written, oral, and collaboration skills to successfully promote this much-loved community hospice.

This job would suit someone who has worked for a charity before or who has strong database and administration skills. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

The Shakespeare Hospice reserves the right to close adverts early should we receive enough applications.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

Details about the Hospice can be found at: www.theshakespearehospice.org.uk

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline.

The job description can be downloaded here

All data is processed in accordance with our privacy policy which can be found here: https://theshakespearehospice.org.uk/Privacy-policy.


2 x Staff Nurse (RGN) Band 5 Adult Community Care Service 

These posts offer a unique chance for a Registered Nurse to gain a broad range of experience working as part of our Adult Community Care Service (traditionally Hospice at Home & Day Hospice).  With opportunities to develop excellent compassionate clinical care and communication skills, in a friendly and supportive environment, where you will be able to provide the highest standards of personalised care.  

The posts involve driving and providing care in the patient’s own home.  A full driving licence and use of a suitable vehicle is essential. 

We are looking for two, full-time equivalent nurses and part-time applications are welcome.

If you would like to be part of our dedicated team and make a difference to those needing our support, then we would like to hear from you.

Hours: Full time 37.5hrs per week, 7.5hr shifts over a 7 day rolling rota

Salary: £24,907 to £30,615 per annum depending upon experience. Our banding is aligned to Agenda for Change and NHS pension.

Closing date: 26th February 2021

The post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline.

Job description can be downloaded here.

All data is processed in accordance with our privacy policy which can be found here: https://theshakespearehospice.org.uk/Privacy-policy.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to:

recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk


*For 'BANK' roles (below) - The hours of work are not fixed or specified.  The Hospice may offer you work but has no obligation to do so.  You have no obligation to accept work, if offered.


BANK RETAIL MANAGERS VACANCIES

To work effectively and efficiently to maximise income for the Hospice. Focussing on sales, merchandising, stock rotation and excellent customer service, you will provide relief management support and lead a cohesive team to raise funds for and promote the work of The Shakespeare Hospice within the local community.

As a member of the bank staff team* the hours are varied to cover staff absence or annual leave, and if you are flexible about locations, you can enjoy working with our teams based across our 6 shop locations in Warwickshire and the North Cotswolds.  The Avenue Farm Furniture and Homeware shop hosts our main ‘Donation Station’ and we have an award winning bookshop and café in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, our other ‘traditional’ high street shops sell a huge range of donated goods such as clothing and bric a brac.

*We may only offer you occasional work to cover staff absence or holidays, the hospice has no obligation to provide regular hours of work.  

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline.

Job description can be downloaded here.

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here


*BANK FURNITURE SHOPS VAN DRIVERS

Hours of work: flexible including weekends

Our Furniture shop in Stratford upon Avon needs occasional relief Van Driver cover to join the team in undertaking collections and deliveries for the Furniture shop.

Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and be motivated, flexible and a team player. Previous experience in a similar retail role would be beneficial. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to drive a large van is essential.

It is a *Bank role requiring a flexible and responsive approach to shifts to meet the needs of the service.

Some duties are physically demanding including some heavy lifting and moving of large items; for which training will be given and equipment provided.

Interview Date: TBC in Stratford upon Avon

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline.

Download the job description here.

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here

*The Hospice may offer you work but has no obligation to do so. You have no obligation to accept work, if offered.


Please email any questions to: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

To apply for any of the job roles listed please fill out an application form and email it to: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

Click here to download an Application Form

 

Click here to download an Application Form (Word) or PDF PRINT version to print off and fill in offline or send your cv to recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk with a covering letter.

 

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