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Princess Alice Hospice is a centre of excellence for palliative and end of life care. Whether you have the compassion and experience to join our team of specialist nurses, or want to be part of our shops team or support services, we offer a supportive environment and a rewarding job.

  • Area Relief Assistant Read more

    Salary: £7.88-£8.19 Hours: Bank (as and when required covering over 7 days) Contract type: Bank Location: Esher and surrounding area Closing date: 5pm Monday 17 November Interview date: Tuesday 2 December

    About the role

    We are looking for a motivated Area Relief Assistant to work with the Area Manager and help keep shops open during holiday periods/sickness cover and to provide extra support where needed.

    The role is primarily to cover when staff are absent and cover cannot be arranged by volunteers. Day worked will need to be flexible over 7 days, and you must be able to commute to Esher and surrounding area within a 10 mile radius

    How to apply

    For further information or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Team on 01372 461852 (24 hour answerphone) or email jobenquiries@pah.org.uk.

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  • Sales Assistant – Esher Read more

    Salary: £7.03 - £7.30 per hour Hours: 6 hours (Sundays) Location: Esher, Surrey Closing date: 5pm Monday 17 November Interview date: Wednesday 3 December

    About the role

    An exciting opportunity has opened to join our Esher shop team as a part-time sales assistant.

    We are looking for someone with experience in retail or a customer focussed role; a team player with a hands-on style to complement our existing team of staff and volunteers.

    As the position at our Esher shop could involve working alone, applicants must be aged 18 years and over.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the Retail Team on 01372 461955 or email retail@pah.org.uk.

    Job Description

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  • Bank Social Workers Read more

    Salary: £16.57 per hour Hours: Variable Contract type: Bank Location: Esher, Surrey

    About the role

    We are seeking registered social workers to join our Bank staff as members of a specialist palliative care work team, working within a strong multi-professional organisation that is committed to providing holistic care.

    Candidates will need to have knowledge and understanding of end of life care, pre and post bereavement support, safeguarding procedures and multi-disciplinary working.

    You will need well developed communication, counselling and advocacy skills and be able to develop effective working relationships with other health and social care professionals in the area.

    How to apply

    For more information please call Julie Leversedge or Sharon Turner (Lead Social Workers) or Anne Cullen (Team Manager) on 01372 461805.

    To request an application form by post, please contact the HR Team on 01372 461852 (24 hour answerphone) or email jobenquiries@pah.org.uk.

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  • Sales Assistant – Hounslow Read more

    Salary: £7.03 - £7.30 per hour Hours: 10, 15 and 30 hours per week (3 roles) Location: Hounslow Closing date: 5pm Sunday 9 November Interview date: Tuesday 18 November

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity for people with a passion for fashion, furniture and home-ware, to join us at a time of continued expansion to develop our Department Store concept in Hounslow.

    We are looking for a complete team of staff to join us to deliver and maintain this new store to exceptional standards. All applicants will need to have a customer focussed background, preferably in a retail environment.

    We are looking for someone with experience in retail or a customer focussed role; a team player with a hands-on style to complement our new team of staff and volunteers. As the position at Hounslow Shop could involve lone working, applicants must be aged 18 years and over for this position.

    We are recruiting for three positions: 30 hours per week, 15 hours per week and 10 hours per week (all hours to include weekends on a rota basis).

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below.

    For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the Retail Team on 01372 461955 or email retailadmin@pah.org.uk.

    Job Description

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  • Assistant Store Manager – Hounslow Read more

    Salary: £15,964 - £16,588 p.a. Hours: 37.5 hours (working 5 over 7 days) Location: Hounslow Closing date: 5pm Sunday 9 November Interview date: Tuesday 18 November

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity for people with a passion for fashion, furniture and home-ware, to join us at a time of continued expansion to develop our Department Store concept in Hounslow.

    We are looking for a complete team of staff to join us to deliver and maintain this new store to exceptional standards. All applicants will need to have a customer focussed background, preferably in a retail environment.

    You will be an experienced Supervisor/Assistant Manager responsible for leading a team, with excellent customer service skills and a hands on approach. You will have visual merchandising flair and stock management experience.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below.

    For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Team on 01372 461852 (24 hour answerphone) or email jobenquiries@pah.org.uk.

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  • Shop Supervisor – Sutton Read more

    Salary: £15,964 - £16,588 p.a. Hours: 37.5 hours per week (5 days over 7 days) Location: Sutton Closing date: 5pm Monday 3 November Interview date: Friday 14 November

    About the role

    We are looking for someone with experience in retail or a customer focussed role; a team player with a hands-on style to complement our existing team of staff and volunteers.

    You will assist the Shop Manager to maximise sales potential to agreed targets within the furniture shop through effective sales, interpersonal communication, organisation and administrative skills.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below.

    For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Team on 01372 461852 (24 hour answerphone) or email jobenquiries@pah.org.uk.

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  • Bank Healthcare Assistants/Senior Healthcare Assistants – 8 to 8 Community Night Response Service Read more

    Salary: £7.81 - £10.38 per hour plus unsocial hour’s payment Equivalent to AfC Band 2/3 which includes 5% fringe London Weighting Hours: Bank (11 hour night shift) Location: Esher, Surrey

    About the role

    Do you want to make a difference to our patients and their families at one of the most important times of their lives? Then a position at Princess Alice Hospice might be just what you are looking for. Princess Alice Hospice is one of the top ten adult hospices in the UK providing specialist palliative care in a superb purpose-built 28 bedded In-patient Unit and Day Hospice, and in the community within a ten mile radius of the Hospice. Following a successful trial at Princess Alice Hospice we are now able to provide a Night Response Nursing Service 7 days a week in partnership with Kingston and CSH-Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group.

    We are now in a position to build on our existing Princess Alice Hospice night nursing team. We are looking for Bank Senior Healthcare Assistants and Healthcare Assistants experienced in palliative care and/or the community setting. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly on the Night Response Rota travelling with a RN to patients in their own homes. They also support staff in nursing and residential homes with patients already known to the hospice. The night response nurses are based at the hospice and support the nurses on the In-patient Unit when not visiting patients in the community. The post holder may also be requested to join our excellent team of 8 to 8 night nurses who remain with patients and families overnight. This post will enable you to develop your skills in caring for patients towards the end of life and supporting them to die in the place of their choice. You will be supported by our clinical lead for the 8 to 8 Night Nursing Service and relevant hospice staff including our out of hours telephone advice service.

    Experience in caring for patients who are terminally ill is essential. Due to the wide ranging catchment areas covered by the hospice, applicants will need to have their own car with a full driving licence. It is highly recommended that you contact Dawn Neil-Jones, Clinical Lead for the 8 to 8 Night Nursing Service on 01372 461804 for an informal discussion/visit prior to submitting your application for this post.

     How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. It is highly recommended that you contact Dawn Neil-Jones, Clinical Lead for the 8 to 8 Night Nursing Service on 01372 461804 for an informal discussion/visit prior to submitting your application for this post.

    For an application pack please contact the HR Department, stating which vacancy you are applying for on 01372 461852 (24 hr answerphone) or e-mail: jobenquiries@pah.org.uk

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  • Bank Staff Nurses – 8 to 8 Community Night Response Service Read more

    Salary: £11.57 - £15.02 per hour plus unsocial hours payment equivalent to Band 5 which includes 5% fringe London Weighting Hours: Bank (11 hour night shift) Location: Esher, Surrey

    About the role

    Do you want to make a difference to our patients and their families at one of the most important times of their lives? Then a position at Princess Alice Hospice might be just what you are looking for. Princess Alice Hospice is one of the top ten adult hospices in the UK providing specialist palliative care in a superb purpose-built 28 bedded In-patient Unit and Day Hospice, and in the community within a ten mile radius of the Hospice. Following a successful trial at Princess Alice Hospice we are now able to provide a Night Response Service 7 days a week in partnership with Kingston and CSH-Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups.

    We are now in a position to build on our existing Princess Alice Hospice night nursing team. We are looking for bank staff nurses experienced in palliative care and/or the community setting. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly on the Night Response Rota travelling with a SHCA/HCA to patients in their own homes. They will also support staff in nursing and residential homes with patients already known to the hospice. The night response nurses are based at the hospice and support the nurses on the In-patient Unit when not visiting patients in the community.

    The postholder may also be requested to join our excellent team of 8 to 8 night nurses who remain with patients and families overnight. This post will enable you to develop your skills in caring for patients towards the end of life and supporting them to die in the place of their choice. You will be supported by our clinical lead for the 8 to 8 night nursing service and relevant hospice staff including our out of hours telephone advice service. Experience in caring for patients who are terminally ill is essential. Due to the wide ranging catchment areas covered by the hospice, applicants will need to have their own car with a full driving licence.

     How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. It is highly recommended that you contact Dawn Neil-Jones, Clinical Lead for the 8 to 8 Night Nursing Service on 01372 461804 for an informal discussion/visit prior to submitting your application for this post.

    For an application pack please contact the HR Department, stating which vacancy you are applying for on 01372 461852 (24 hr answerphone) or e-mail: jobenquiries@pah.org.uk

    Job Description

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  • Staff Nurse Band 5 Read more

    Salary: £22,552 - £29,296 p.a. (pro rata) Hours: Full Time/Part Time – days/nights or predominantly nights Location: Esher, Surrey Closing date: 5pm Monday 10 November Interview date: Thursday 27 November

    About the role

    Princess Alice Hospice is a leading UK hospice serving Surrey, south west London and Middlesex.  Our mission is to provide high quality, compassionate palliative and end of life care, when and where it is needed. Nearly 3,000 patients are referred to us each year for care and support, the majority of whom are coping with severe symptoms and the challenge of complex or multiple conditions.

    On our busy in-patient unit we have capacity to take 28 patients.  The unit is dynamic and progressive, providing symptom control, respite and end-of-life care for patients with a wide range of diagnoses and at different stages of their disease trajectory.   Working alongside other members of the hospice  multi-professional team, our  nurses take pride in delivering care of an extremely high standard with a ‘can do’ attitude.  As a new member of our nursing team you will be fully supported, whilst gaining essential knowledge and skills in specialist palliative care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

    We can offer

    • High staff/patient ratios
    • Excellent training and development opportunities
    • Excellent staff support
    • Structured induction and strong mentorship
    • Flexibility with regard to shift patterns
    • Excellent staff facilities and environment

    We are looking for motivated nurses who have excellent care values, a strong sense of team spirit and a passion for delivering high quality, compassionate patient and family focused care.

    You will need to be a registered nurse ideally with some post registration experience working within a Ward environment (although newly qualified nurses will be considered)

     

    How to apply

    For further information, and an application pack please contact the HR Department, stating which vacancy you are applying for on 01372 461852 (24 hr answerphone) or e-mail: jobenquiries@pah.org.uk

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Volunteer roles

Our volunteers give a little time to make a big difference in vital roles at our Hospice, in the community and in our charity shops.

  • Ward Hospitality Volunteer Read more

    Location: Esher, Surrey

    About the role

    If you enjoy patient involvement and like plenty of variety this may be the role for you!

    The hospitality volunteer will assist the ward services team with patient menu requests, help serve meals and refreshments as well as being there for our patients if they would like something special from the kitchen, a newspaper to be read to them or indeed supporting their relative or visitor at the bedside. It would also be really helpful under the direction of our nursing team for the hospitality volunteer to feed patients who need extra support. Full training will be provided.

    This role will require volunteers to sign up for a comprehensive training package before joining the team. The lunch time duty will commence from 11am – 2pm and the supper service from 4-7pm.

    Initially, we will be piloting the lunch time service Monday – Friday, but would like to hear from volunteers who can offer their help any day of the week for either the lunch or supper service.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

    Role Description

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  • Flower Team Volunteer Read more

    Location: Princess Alice Hospice, Esher

    About the role

    Our beautiful gardens and wonderful flower arrangements throughout the Hospice give enormous pleasure to our patients and visitors. We are looking for extra flower volunteers who can help occasionally. You will look after our patients’ flowers as well as caring for flowers displayed in our public areas. You don’t need to be an expert flower arranger but just have a love of flowers!

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

     

    Volunteer role description

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  • Hospice Neighbour – Richmond and Kingston Read more

    About the role

    • Could you offer support to someone nearing the end of their life?
    • Could you give their carer a much needed break?
    • Do you have a few hours to spare each week?

    If you have answered yes to all these questions then you may be the person we are looking for to join us as a Hospice Neighbour. We would particularly like to hear from local people living in the Richmond and Kingston areas who can volunteer for a minimum of four hours a week offering emotional and practical support to our patients and their carers.

    These are some of the ways our volunteers support our patients.

    • Befriending – perhaps reminiscing with them about the past, talking about their worries and of course having a joke or two!
    • Helping around the house – making a sandwich, hanging the washing out, collecting a prescription or preparing a shopping list
    • Taking the person out for a drive or to appointments, helping with shopping…

    Volunteers will be supported with a programme of training and ongoing group supervision from the Princess Alice Hospice Team.

    What our volunteers say…

    “Every Saturday morning I visit Kath and Frank and take them out, they look forward to our outings as they have no transport of their own.

    “It’s lovely seeing them enjoy short walks as they met as ramblers. They enjoy a pub lunch, as do I, and it’s been fun to discover new places with them. There’s never a pause in the conversation.

    “I am a lifelong volunteer and really enjoy supporting others who are less able than myself, enabling them to do things they wouldn’t usually be able to.”

    Julie, Volunteer

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

    Volunteer role description

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  • Shop Volunteer Read more

    About the role

    All our shops welcome new volunteers but we are actively looking for volunteers in the following locations:

      • Esher
      • Egham
      • Staines
      • Chessington
      • East Sheen
      • Whitton (afternoons)
      • Teddington
      • Feltham

    Shop volunteers support the day-to-day running of our shops.

    Typical tasks include sorting, pricing and preparing goods for sale, serving customers and keeping the shop looking interesting and attractive.

    All our volunteers receive a group induction, on-the-job training and ongoing support, as well as further training and development opportunities.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. Alternatively, pop into your local shop and pick up an application form or email retail@pah.org.uk.

     

    Volunteer role description

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  • Supporter Group Coordinator Read more

    About the role

    Do you have time to give to support your local Hospice? We have an exciting new volunteering opportunity that could see you make a real difference.

    We are looking for motivated individuals to lead new supporter groups who will promote the work of the Hospice within their local community and help to raise vital funds.

    You will act as our voice in your town, helping to raise awareness of the work we do in the area to support people with advanced illness and those approaching the end of their lives.

    You will be comfortable giving talks to local community groups and schools, enjoy running stalls at fetes and be committed to booking new talks and community events for us to attend.

    This is a new volunteering role that will help us to develop further links with our community and raise vital funds to enable us to continue to provide end of life care to patients across Surrey, South West London and Middlesex.

     How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below.

    For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Team on 01372 461852 (24 hour answerphone) or email jobenquiries@pah.org.uk.

     

    Volunteer role description

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  • Volunteer Beauticians Read more

    About the role

    We are looking for hairdressers, nail technicians and makeup artists to volunteer in the Day Hospice, on the Ward and at our Look Good Feel Great days.

    Our Look Good Feel Great days usually run four times a year and are a day of pampering and relaxation for our Day Hospice patients.

    All equipment and tools needed for this role will be provided by the Hospice.

    For further information about this role please contact Sue Pitchers on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

    Download volunteer application form

  • Volunteer drivers Read more

    About the role

    If you have a few hours to spare during the week, love being behind the wheel and want to make a difference, then we need your help!

    Join our team of Volunteer Drivers bringing patients who live across Surrey, south west London and Middlesex to Princess Alice Hospice for appointments or Day Hospice activities.

    As a Volunteer Driver:

    • 70% of our patients rely on volunteer transport to get to the Hospice, so whatever time you have to spare, morning or afternoon, you will receive a huge ‘thank you’ from us and our patients
    • you will receive a mileage allowance (currently 45p per mile)
    • if you don’t want to use your own vehicle, we also need Volunteer Drivers for our specially adapted vehicles.

    We are particularly interested to hear from potential volunteers living in Ashford/Staines, Banstead/Epsom/Tadworth and Twickenham/Whitton.

    How to apply

    Please download and complete the application form below. For further details about this role, or to request an application form by post, please contact the HR Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

    Download volunteer application form

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