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Join our outstanding team

Recruitment open events

Come and meet our team which delivers outstanding care to our local community and find out more about what it's like to work at Prospect Hospice.

Join us at the hospice in Wroughton where we'll be hosting two open events for you to find out more about working in palliative care.

Prospect Hospice open events

Thursday 15 June 2023, 5pm – 8pm
Saturday 17 June 2023, 10am – 2pm

We are delighted to be recruiting for registered nurses and healthcare assistants to join our teams helping to care for local people who are terminally ill or dying.

If you’re interesting in joining our outstanding team, you don’t need to have worked in end of life care before as we offer excellent training and development in a rewarding field of work.

Please note these session are drop in sessions and you will not be required to stay for the full length of the open day. Pop in at a time that suits you and chat to members of our team about the roles that interest you – all we ask is that you register below so we know which one you would like to come along to.

What can you expect on the day?

  • A tour of our beautiful hospice, including the gardens.
  • Hear from fellow nurses and healthcare assistants who will talk you through what they love about working at Prospect Hospice.
  • Learn about the clinical, educational, psychological and holistic care we provide and the training and support you would receive.
  • Enjoy tea and cake with our team, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

What can you expect working at the hospice to be like

As a member of the team at Prospect Hospice, you’ll enjoy high staffing ratios, allowing you to spend more time hands-on with patients.

To get an idea of the difference you’ll make to our patients and their families when you join the hospice team, some of them have shared their experience below.

What our staff say about working at the hospice

In a recent staff survey:

  • 100% of our employees said they would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation if a friend or relative needed treatment.
  • 97% of our employees said that the care of patients/service users is the organisation’s top priority.
  • 98% of our employees said that they find the work they do has meaning and purpose.

We also asked staff what Prospect Hospice did well and they said:

  • Provides an inclusive, friendly and supportive work environment.
  • The feeling that everyone is working towards the same goal.
  • Compassionately looks after those in the care of the charity.

The rewards

Working at Prospect Hospice, you’ll receive:

27 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays

(rising with length of service)

Membership of the NHS pension scheme is available for existing members

Generous contributory pension scheme for all other staff

Discounts with local retailers, gyms and service providers including Blue Light Card discounts

A commitment to supporting your professional development

Employee Assistance Programme and wellbeing team

Supportive induction, training and development

Free parking on site

Job satisfaction with a feeling you are truly making a difference

The roles

Below you’ll find more about the roles available including the job description and person specification.

 

Health care assistant job description

IPU registered nurse job description

Take a virtual tour of Prospect Hospice

Not been to the hospice before and want to get a feel for the place before you attend? Take a look at our virtual tour by clicking below.

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What do I need to do next?

If you’d like to find out more or attend our open days, please register your interest below and we’ll give you a call to talk about the event, your individual circumstances, including shift preferences, and your work experience.

For further information about Prospect Hospice and the specialised end of life and palliative care that we provide to the local community, please scroll below.

Register your interest in attending our recruitment open day

    Please note: At this time we are only able to accept applications for these roles if you currently have the right to work in the UK.

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“I love working at Prospect Hospice. It’s a great place and we can make such a difference.”

So what’s it really like to work at Prospect Hospice?

Read trainee advanced nurse practitioner Ruth Alderton’s profile.

Click here

A message from our director of patient services

“Our open days provide a great opportunity to find out more about working at Prospect Hospice. If you are a nurse or health care assistant interested in working in palliative care or hadn’t considered it before but would like to know more, please register above for our open days. We would love to see you and talk to you more about the opportunities available at the charity. The hospice is a special place and you could be part of the team making a real difference to patients and their families every day.”

Carolyn Bell, director of patient services

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