Ayrshire Hospice
Ayrshire Hospice

Charity registered in Scotland SC011390

We are committed to reaching and improving the lives of those affected by life-limiting illness in Ayrshire by delivering exceptional care.

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Retail Area Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,024 – £29,394
  • Ayr (On site)
  • Closing 24th May 2024

Our shops play a pivotal role in our income stream and assists in the financial sustainability of the Hospice. As the Retail Development Officer, you will support the Area Retail Manager in the running and development of all retail shops, e-commerce and distribution centre. You will support Shop Managers to deliver excellent merchandising standards, efficient and effective work practices, regulatory compliance as well as exceptional customer service. You will designate in the absence of the Area Retail Manager to ensure the effective and efficient management of the retail operation.

Our shops provide employment and volunteering opportunities, sell a wide selection of donated pre-loved goods, play a significant role in the local reuse and sustainability agenda, and provide a visible presence of the Ayrshire Hospice within our local communities.

Main Responsibilities

  • To support Shop Managers in achieving year on year improvements in income, sales and net profit targets as per annual budgets
  • To work with Shop Managers, utilising KPIs to provide advice and feedback on shop performance that promotes a learning culture within the team
  • Support in delivering a culture of excellent customer service across the shop network, training and supporting staff to develop positive and professional relationships. Displaying appropriate standards of professionalism, compassion and enthusiasm
  • Support the Area Retail Manager and Shop Managers to ensure compliance with statutory requirements under the data protection act, trading standards regulations and workplace health & safety regulations.
  • Assist the Shop Managers and Volunteer Co-ordinator to build and maintain successful relationships with volunteers to harness their commitment and support for the Hospice.
  • Support in the development and improvement of the current online retail service provision increasing the income and reaching a wider customer base
  • Support the effective management of the distribution centre ensuring practices are carried out to a professional standard.
  • To assist the Shop Managers in delivering effective Gift Aid practices across all stores.
  • Support shop teams in delivering a customer experience to an exceptional standard, that nurtures a connection and ongoing engagement with the Ayrshire Hospice
  • Support the shop teams to contribute to climate sustainability through engagement with recycling and upcycling initiatives
  • Work in partnership with communications and marketing to help promote retail across media platforms, celebrating events and ensuring the messaging is consistent with branding.
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Recruitment Administrator

  • Full time
  • £25,468 – £27,486
  • Ayr
  • Closing 20th March 2024

Would you like to join a dynamic and forward-thinking HR Team? Do you have a keen eye for detail, a desire to make efficiencies and enjoy working with people?

The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.

Why you should work for us:

Because what we do makes a real difference to people.

Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do. And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.

If compassion and care are an important part of who you are and you are looking for a rewarding and fulfilling role, then this could be for you!

About the Role

We currently have an excellent opportunity in our HR Department for an enthusiastic, motivated and positive individual who aspires to develop their career in Recruitment/HR. The Ayrshire Hospice has ambitious plans to be an employer of choice. We believe that this vision starts from our recruitment process as we can only build the best organisation there is, if our colleagues are happy, empowered and supported, within an excellent working environment. We want each and every new member of the team, employee or volunteer, to feel welcomed into our team, to feel that the recruitment process is person-centred and every interaction is values-led.

This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the heart of our operations. Reporting directly to the Head of HR, the Recruitment Administrator will play a pivotal role in supporting our strategic plans of increasing our workforce and being one of the first points of contacts for candidates wishing to join our team.

About You

This important role calls for strong organisational and communication skills with a high degree of planning. However, we are always looking for ways to innovate and make our processes engaging therefore we are looking for someone who has a professional “go-getter” attitude, to join our team. You must be passionate about making positive changes for our workforce and work collaboratively within the HR team, ensuring that we all work towards a common goal to deliver an effective, supportive and friendly service to the entire organisation.

A bit more about us:

Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.

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Top job! Head of Facilities and Property Management

  • Part time
  • £46,244 – £53,789 pro-rata
  • Racecourse Road, Ayr, with a temporary decant to Lochranza Building, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr
  • Closing 31st March 2024

Would you like to join us during a period of transformational change? Do you have the desire to help make improvements to our Hospice with your knowledge, expertise and experience with all thing’s property and facilities?

About us

The Ayrshire Hospice is coming to the most exciting phase of our “once in a lifetime” Capital Build project, which will ensure that we are prepared to meet the needs of our community long into the future. Everything we do is about making today matter and our patients and family's voices are at the heart of our Hospice.

Upon the much-anticipated move back “home”, we are looking for someone dynamic, knowledgeable and forward-thinking who will lead and advise on the set up and maintenance of our brand-new Hospice building as well as our other commercial properties.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to lead the Estates & Facilities Service and as such we are looking to appoint a highly motivated and conscientious individual to work as our Head of Facilities and Property Management. You will introduce new processes, procedures & partnerships to adopt the highest standards of health & safety to ensure successful ongoing operation of the Hospice. You will be responsible for the overall management of our buildings including the management of hard and soft services, health and safety and statutory compliance and have budgetary management of expenditure.

About You

This important role calls for strong organisational and communication skills with a high degree of planning and attention to detail. Significant experience in the facilities management sector is essential. The successful candidate will also have strong financial skills and be able to work well under pressure. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to prioritise and work under pressure.

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Charge Nurse

  • Part time
  • £37,831 – £46,100 pro-rata
  • East Ayrshire Community Hospital but moving back to Racecourse Road, Ayr
  • Closing 22nd March 2024

About Us

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

What We Are Looking For

Join our dedicated team at The Ayrshire Hospice and become an integral part of our commitment to providing exceptional care to patients with life-limiting illnesses. We are currently seeking a passionate Charge Nurse to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team at our 11-bedded In-Patient Unit (IPU).

This is an opportunity for a compassionate nurse to lead our team with professionalism and empathy. As a Charge Nurse, you will play a pivotal role in providing guidance and support to our healthcare professionals, ensuring that our patients receive the highest standard of care.

We offer great training, support and development to all our staff with regular PDP reviews, reflection sessions and inhouse training. Within our IPU, we have an excellent nurse to patient ratio which allows staff the ability to give individuals the care they require and provide support to them and their families. The Charge Nurse will work alongside nurses, doctors, clinical pharmacist, social workers and allied health professionals to provide care for patients who may have been referred for symptom management, MDT assessment, Nursing care, Respite and end of life care.

We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (Winter 2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit (12 beds) which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, NHS or organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme

Is this the job you have been looking for?

Informal enquiries to Lynne Hoffin - Clinical Manager In Patients Care & Quality - lynne.hoffin@ayrshirehospice.org

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Top job! Strategic Lead - Transformation & Innovation

  • Full time
  • £56,922 – £61,522
  • Ayr
  • Closing 8th December 2023

Are you a self-motivated and driven strategic leader specialising in delivering transformational change? Do you want to make a positive difference?

The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.

Why you should work for us:

Because what we do makes a real difference to people.

Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do.

And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.

And because we are ready and willing to transform and innovate.

About the role:

There will be a strong focus on the transformational delivery of high-quality services which not only add value, but are continuously improving. The role will also provide strategic leadership to the Governance, IT and Facilities functions of the Hospice and report directly to the Director of Operations Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results is the key to achieving success. Self-assurance, and the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential.

While the job requires the ability to act independently, a sense of urgency and the confidence to handle a variety of challenges, a full commitment to the success of the Hospice and high standards of achievement are expected in this position. The emphasis is on results, and effective systems and processes that achieve results through and with people.

Location: Racecourse Road, Ayr, with a temporary decant to Lochranza Building, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr until late summer 2024.

About you:

You will be able to communicate the vision of what can be achieved and you will be a values-led leader who will inspire your teams. This is a strategic leadership role in which you will never settle for “good enough”. You will actively seek opportunities to innovate, improve, and develop in the pursuit of excellence and sustainability.

Collaborative and dynamic leadership will be at the heart of everything you do, whether leading on the strategy, advancing the role of digital technology, understanding the impact of climate change or ensuring operational efficiency.

You will have a strong track record in building effective relationships and delivering results-based service improvement across an organisation. With a proven flair for shaping change and leading people, you will have a crucial role in ensuring we continue to challenge ourselves to offer an excellent service.

Download Application form, Job Description and Terms and Conditions from our website.

A bit more about us:

Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.

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Fundraising Manager Community and Events

  • Full time
  • £30,229 – £37,664
  • 29 Miller Road, Ayr
  • Closing 11th December 2023

About Us The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a motivated and talented Fundraising Manager who will help us grow our community and events fundraising income.

Working closely with the Head of Fundraising and other departmental managers, the post holder will help grow our highly successful community and events portfolio. The Fundraising Manager will be required to support the fundraising team as well as lead on researching and identifying potential new income streams within community and events, building strong relationships with donors.

The post-holder will cover a whole spectrum of fundraising duties and needs to think strategically and work operationally. They will need to be confident in representing the organisation externally and coordinate and maintain strong working relationships.

Is this the job you have been looking for?

Informal enquiries to Tracey Corrigan, Head of Fundraising on 01292 288488

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In Patient Unit Administrator

  • Full time
  • £25,468 – £27,486
  • East Ayrshire Community Hospital
  • Closing 17th November 2023

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

The Role and What We Are Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, friendly and well organised administrator to come and join our Ayrshire hospice team. This role is fixed term until May 2024.The role is based within the inpatient unit and will provide administrative and secretarial support to staff within the In-patient Unit including the Clinical Manager, Senior Charge Nurse, Charge Nurses, medical team and Clinical Pharmacist.

The successful post holder will require to be resourceful, flexible and dynamic in a fast paced and at times emotionally challenging environment.

We are keen to welcome an individual who has experience of working with computer systems, patient records, staff rotas, stock control/ ordering of supplies and ideally experience of working within a healthcare setting. It is essential to have good communication skills and the ability to prioritise workload in addition to an SVQ III in Business and Administration or equivalent qualification in Business and Administration The post holder will be expected to work with minimal supervision, using their initiative to manage their workload and assist with developing systems to supplement and support the smooth running of the in-patient unit.

​The candidate should be aware that the Ayrshire Hospice decanted from their Racecourse Road site in Ayr in February 2022 to East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock. This will be the location of the post until the move back home to Ayr -likely to be Autumn 2024 .

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Top job! Strategic Lead - Income Generation and Partnerships

  • Full time
  • £56,992 – £61,522
  • Lochranza building, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr until 2024 when we move to our new building in Racecourse Road, Ayr
  • Closing 19th October 2023

Are you a passionate and experienced strategic leader specialising in income generation and partnerships? Do you want to make a positive difference?

The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.

Why you should work for us:

Because what we do makes a real difference to people.

Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do.

And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.

And because we are ready and willing to transform.

About the role:

This is a senior strategic role reporting directly into the Directors Team and working as part of the Senior Leadership Team. The person in post will provide strategic leadership of heads of department within the Income Generation Services.

Research tells us that more people will require our services in the future, therefore we need to make sure we can continue to deliver over the long term. This role will be strategically leading both our Fundraising and Retail Teams, empowering them to achieve the highest standards possible and making every penny received, work as hard as possible.

Our business development portfolio will grow income through new streams of work and other business opportunities whilst continuing to improve and diversify our current income generation activities. Critical to the success of this role is strengthening our relationships with existing partners and developing new strategic partnerships. This role will also be responsible for cultivating these relationships and harnessing the power of networking at a corporate and strategic level.

About you:

We’re looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking senior leader, who has a strong track record in building effective partnerships and delivering results-based service improvements. With a proven flair for shaping change and leading people, you will have the skills, experience at a senior level and ambition to deliver a real step change in our income.

You will be a strong and passionate communicator who has the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, raising the profile of the Ayrshire Hospice brand.

The person in this role will not only have the business acumen from already working at a senior leadership level as well as the networking skills but also be collaborative in your approach. You will be able to communicate the vision of what can be achieved and you will be a values-led leader who will inspire the Senior Managers of the income generation teams to be ambitious and deliver stretching targets.

A bit more about us:

Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.

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Housekeeping Assistant

  • Part time
  • £23,362 – £25,368 pro-rata
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 22nd September 2023

Come and join the hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire. We currently have a vacancy for a housekeeping assistant within our housekeeping team.

The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

The housekeeping post will initially work between Lochranza building, Ailsa Hospital and the Ayrshire Hospice building, Miller Road, Ayr until 2024 when Hospice returns to their home on Racecourse Road, Ayr.

You will assist in the delivery of a support service through a high quality of housekeeping to all accommodation in compliance with Health and Safety Regulations and the Hospice Infection Control Policy. You will also carry out all domestic duties maintaining a high standard. No formal qualifications are required but the ability to be flexible and adaptable and to work effectively as part of a team is essential. An awareness of COSHH and Health and Safety Regulations along with experience of housekeeping duties within a similar environment is essential.

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance program, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

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Care Assistant - In Patient Unit

  • Part time
  • £23,362 – £25,368 pro-rata
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 13th September 2023

Do you want to care in an environment where you can deliver true person-centered high-quality care?

Do you want to go home after a shift feeling like you have made a difference?

Come and join Ayrshire Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire. We currently have vacancies for Care Assistant posts within our In-Patient Unit.

By joining The Ayrshire Hospice, you will have the opportunity to work within the team who aim to make a real difference to people’s life’s by helping provide physical, spiritual and psychosocial care to patients who have a life limiting illness and their families.

We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic and hardworking care assistant to come and join our friendly, committed in-patient team at The Ayrshire Hospice to provide individualised and rewarding high-quality care.

We offer great training, support and development to all our staff with regular PDP reviews, reflection sessions and in-house training. We have an excellent staff to patient ratio which allows staff the ability to give individuals the care they require and provide support to them and their families.

The in-patient unit has 11 beds and accepts referrals for symptom management, MDT assessment, respite and end of life care. We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,598 – £30,019
  • Ayr
  • Closing 8th September 2023

This is an exciting time to join the Ayrshire Hospice as we look forward to celebrating our 35th birthday. We are in the midst of an exciting period of transformation, as we look to the future with the redevelopment of our Hospice building.

We are a passionate, determined, warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all we do. Our vision at the Ayrshire Hospice is to make every day the best it can be for the patients and families in our care. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.

About The Role

Research tells us that more people will require our services in the future, therefore we need to make sure we can continue to support our wonderful staff team by maximising the positive impact of our committed volunteering team and increasing opportunities for people who wish to volunteer for the Hospice.

Our volunteer team are passionate about what we do and they give their time willingly because they understand how important our work is for the whole community of Ayrshire and Arran. We want to support our volunteers so they feel valued, trained and empowered to successfully contribute to the Hospice strategy. Our volunteer family is growing and we will be looking to increase our volunteer team from 350 to over double that number for when we return back to our Hospice home in 2024.

About You

To lead and support the volunteering team and to help achieve our strategic objectives, we are looking for an enthusiastic, determined and experienced individual. This person will be a strong communicator and people manager, who is able to motivate and inspire our team of volunteers. This person will be organised, diligent, approachable and someone who can think dynamically about what the future of volunteering looks like for the Ayrshire Hospice. There is room for growth in this role so we want to recruit an individual who loves a challenge and who has vision – but also has the ability to plan ahead, who is innovative and who has the talent to deliver the vision. We pride ourselves in having an open and collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.

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Community Palliative Care Nurse

  • Full time
  • £30,229 – £37,664
  • Lochranza building, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr until 2024 when we move to our new building in Racecourse Road, Ayr
  • Closing 14th August 2023

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

An opportunity has arisen within the Ayrshire Hospice Community team. We are looking for 3 motivated and passionate staff nurses to join our team of palliative care nurses in providing exceptional care to patients with a life limiting illness, and their families, at home.

The job, although demanding, is incredibly rewarding. Our hospice values are compassion, being inclusive and being kind and honest. We strive to meet these values not only in our care of patients but also in our supporting of staff. Our community specialist nurses are dedicated and work as a dynamic and motivated team.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills in holistic assessment, communication and symptom management in palliative care. We encourage our staff in both personal and professional development.

The candidate should be a registered nurse, either to degree level, or with extensive palliative care experience.

A full driving licence and access to their own vehicle for work purpose is essential.

Successful candidates will receive mentorship in the new role together with the support of the wider team.

Informal enquiries to Susannah Chamberlain, Lead Practitioner Community Nursing 01292269200 or by email Susannah.chamberlain@ayrshirehospice.org

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Top job! Clinical Pharmacist Palliative Care

  • Part time
  • £46,244 – £53,789 pro-rata
  • East Ayrshire Community Hospital
  • Closing 15th June 2023

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic pharmacist with an interest in palliative care to join our team for a fixed term 1 year period to cover maternity leave. You should be committed to “making today matter” for patients and families.

As part of the multi-disciplinary team, you will work within our 12 bedded inpatient unit and community services to ensure safe use of medicines, support symptom management and promote holistic care. Independent prescribing qualification would be desirable.

You will be given opportunities to develop services, participate in education and research to ensure we are delivering a high standard of palliative care services for our Ayrshire community.

We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (summer 2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit (12 beds) which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, NHS or organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

This post is part time, 25 hours per week, preferably over 3 or 4 days but this is negotiable

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In Patient Unit Administrator

  • Full time
  • £25,468 – £27,486
  • East Ayrshire Community Hospital
  • Closing 14th June 2023

About Us

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran. We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself. This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

The Role and What We Are Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, friendly and well organised administrator to come and join our Ayrshire hospice team. This role is fixed term until June 2024. The role is based within the inpatient unit and will provide administrative and secretarial support to staff within the In-patient Unit including the Clinical Manager, Senior Charge Nurse, Charge Nurses, medical team and Senior Clinical Pharmacist.

The successful post holder will require to be resourceful, flexible and dynamic in a fast paced and at times emotionally challenging environment.

We are keen to welcome an individual who has experience of working with computer systems, patient records, staff rotas, stock control/ ordering of supplies and experience of working within a healthcare setting. Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise workload is essential. The post holder will be expected to work with minimal supervision, using their initiative to prioritise workload and assist with developing systems to supplement and support the smooth running of the in-patient unit.

The candidate should be aware that the Ayrshire Hospice decanted from their Racecourse Road site in Ayr in February 2022 to East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock. This will be the location of the post until the move back to Ayr -likely to be Summer 2024 .

Informal enquiries can be made to Louise Lochrie, Senior Charge Nurse by email to louise.lochrie@ayrshirehospice.org

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Care Assistant - In Patient Unit

  • Part time
  • £23,362 – £25,368 pro-rata
  • Ayr, Ayrshire
  • Closing 29th May 2023

Do you want to care in an environment where you can deliver true person-centred high-quality care?

Do you want to go home after a shift feeling like you have made a difference?

Come and join Ayrshire Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire. We currently have vacancies for Care Assistant posts within our In-Patient Unit.

By joining The Ayrshire Hospice, you will have the opportunity to work within the team who aim to make a real difference to people’s life’s by helping provide physical, spiritual and psychosocial care to patients who have a life limiting illness and their families.

We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic and hardworking care assistant to come and join our friendly, committed in-patient team at The Ayrshire Hospice to provide individualised and rewarding high-quality care.

We offer great training, support and development to all our staff with regular PDP reviews, reflection sessions and inhouse training. We have an excellent staff to patient ratio which allows staff the ability to give individuals the care they require and provide support to them and their families.

The in-patient unit has 11 beds and accepts referrals for symptom management, MDT assessment, respite and end of life care. We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

The full job description can be viewed here along with our terms and conditions.

Informal enquiries can be made to Gemma Kerr at gemma.kerr@ayrshirehospice.org or on 01292269200.

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Care Assistant - In Patient Unit

  • Part time
  • £23,362 – £25,368 pro-rata
  • Ayr, Ayrshire
  • Closing 29th May 2023

Do you want to care in an environment where you can deliver true person-centred high-quality care?

Do you want to go home after a shift feeling like you have made a difference?

Come and join Ayrshire Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire. We currently have vacancies for Care Assistant posts within our In-Patient Unit.

By joining The Ayrshire Hospice, you will have the opportunity to work within the team who aim to make a real difference to people’s life’s by helping provide physical, spiritual and psychosocial care to patients who have a life limiting illness and their families.

We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic and hardworking care assistant to come and join our friendly, committed in-patient team at The Ayrshire Hospice to provide individualised and rewarding high-quality care.

We offer great training, support and development to all our staff with regular PDP reviews, reflection sessions and inhouse training. We have an excellent staff to patient ratio which allows staff the ability to give individuals the care they require and provide support to them and their families.

The in-patient unit has 11 beds and accepts referrals for symptom management, MDT assessment, respite and end of life care. We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

The full job description can be viewed here along with our terms and conditions

Informal enquiries can be made to Gemma Kerr at gemma.kerr@ayrshirehospice.org or on 01292269200.

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