Vacancies

St Vincent’s Hospice, Howwood, Renfrewshire

Registered Nurse (Band 5)

Permanent post

34.5 hours per week 

St. Vincent's Hospice is a charitable organisation at the heart of the community, offering specialised care and services to all those affected by life-limiting illnesses. Providing palliative and end of life care, our team of specialist, dedicated staff provide care, support, and guidance in our 8 patient bedded unit, our day hospice, and in people’s own homes. 

A permanent post has arisen within our inpatient unit for a Registered Nurse, (Band 5) to work 34.5 hours per week 

With a strong commitment to providing and ensuring excellent person-centred, safe and effective care, you will be a Registered Nurse preferably with previous experience in a palliative or cancer care setting. An excellent communicator, you will be able to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team. 

The successful candidate will be appointed following satisfactory references, occupational health pre-screening and a successful update of the PVG Scheme. 

For an informal discussion please contact Brigitte Main, IPU Manager on 01505 705635 or by email -  

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SVH is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2017

Interviews week commencing 9th October 2017

Vacancies

The Barn Tearoom/Furniture Unit, St Vincent’s Hospice, Howwood, Renfrewshire

Part-Time Front of House Waiter/Waitress

Initial 6 month fixed term contract (which may become permanent after 6 months)

16.5 hours per week, 3 days over 6 days, 10am – 4pm, (includes working on certain Saturdays) Candidate should be flexible with regards to working days/hours.

£7.65 per hour, generous holiday entitlement, company pension scheme (after 3 months service), eligible for NHS Staff Discounts, discounted gym memberships as well as many exclusive discounts with many local companies, services, restaurants, national retailers and websites. 

St. Vincent's Hospice is a charitable organisation at the heart of the community, offering specialised care and services to all those affected by life-limiting illness.  We deal with patients with all diagnoses – not just cancer, but other illnesses too. Providing palliative and end of life care, our team of specialist, dedicated staff provide care, support, and guidance in our 8 patient bedded unit, our day hospice, and in people’s own homes.

We also have nine shops across the Renfrewshire area where we sell a wide range of good quality clothing, along with bedding, shoes, handbags, bric-a-brac, DVDs, CDs and electrical goods. 

Our tearoom, The Barn, is open to the public and patients for teas, coffees, home baking and light refreshments , situated in the calming and tranquil location of the Hospice grounds.

We also sell furniture from our Furniture Unit which is donated by supporters.

This position is based within The Barn Tearoom and Furniture Unit which can both be found at the Hospice in Howwood.

The ideal candidate should have excellent customer service skills, cash handling experience, a food hygiene certificate, good communication skills with the ability to prioritise and multitask.  This role is very hands on and involves food preparation, serving customers in the tearoom, cash handling, taking phone calls from customers enquiring about furniture items, taking customers to the furniture unit, arranging furniture deliveries, taking payments (credit card and cash), operating an online till and updating the Furniture Facebay page on Facebook.

The successful candidate must be honest, reliable and subject to Standard Disclosure Scotland. (this will be paid for by St Vincent’s Hospice)

For a copy of this job advert please click here

For a copy of the full job description please click here

For a copy of the person specification please click here

For a copy of the application form please click here

or contact Rachael Smith, HR Advisor on 01505 705635 or by email -

SVH is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date:  Friday 22nd September 2017