Job Vacancies at St Raphael's Hospice

This page is updated as job vacancies become available.

For further information please contact the person named on each advertisement.

To apply for any of our CLINICAL AND NURSING VACANCIES please apply via NHS Jobs on the link provided.


Staff Nurse Nights – NHS Jobs J181-A-15-8938

Job Description PDF

We are currently seeking to recruit a Staff Nurse working a minimum of 2 nights per week to join our busy in-patient unit. The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic and committed registered nurses interested in the challenging but rewarding field of palliative care. The nurses we are seeking should be flexible with good communication skills and have the ability to work as a member of a team.

To be employed at Band 5/6 equivalent you will have had post-registration experience which should have been in the field of specialist palliative care/oncology. Appropriate Diploma level Palliative Care modules or equivalent are essential.

Should you require any additional information or would like to come along for an informal visit please contact the HR team who will arrange for you on 0208 099 7777.

Closing Date: Friday 29th January 2016 at 17.00pm

Social Worker – NHS Jobs J181-A-16-9138

Job Description PDF

We are looking for an experienced Social Worker (Band 6 equivalent) with excellent interpersonal skills to join our psychosocial team. You will be adept at working with the wider multi-disciplinary team as well as managing your own caseload. The principle responsibilities of the successful applicant will be to provide psychological, psychosocial and practical help to patients their families, including children, both within the hospice and in the patients’ homes, as required.

Previous experience of working with terminally ill patients and their families is desirable.

For an informal visit or further details, please contact Eugene Doyle, Head of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care Services on 0208 099 7777.

Closing Date: Friday 29th January 2016 ay 17.00pm


Head of Retail – Salary: £40,000-45,000 depending on experience

St Raphael's Hospice, based in North Cheam, Surrey are seeking to recruit a new Head of Retail. The Hospice has 12 charity shops with an annual turnover of approximately £1.1 million’ net profit (2014-15) of £230,000, with approximately 20 staff (FTE). The Hospice is keen to continue to expand its thriving retail division and maximise its income and profits.

The Head of Retail is a key member of the Fundraising team, with responsibility for managing and supporting the retail team.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact the HR department for a job description, and application form on 020 8099 7777 or by emailing

Closing date: Friday 4th March 2016

Job Description PDF

Community & Events Fundraising Assistant

Salary £18,000-20,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Full-time 37.5 hour per week with ability to work flexibly when required; this may include mid-week evenings, and also weekends

This role will provide support, primarily to the Community Fundraising Manager and also to Events. The successful applicant will work across the fundraising team to help support and deliver community fundraising, events, thank supporters and increase community awareness of the hospice.

This is an ideal role for someone keen to develop a career in charity fundraising.

For a job description and application form, please contact the HR department on 0208 099 7777
or by emailing

Closing date: Friday 8th January 2016


St Raphael’s Hospice has 12 Charity Shops and vacancies occur for Managers and Assistant Managers from time to time.

If you would like to register your interest, please send your CV our Head of Retail, Mrs Jan Cunningham email:

If any queries please ring her on 020 8330 4501

We are also always seeking VOLUNTEERS to help in all our hops. Please also contact Jan Cunningham if you are interested in helping as a volunteer in one of our shops. Typically a volunteer will help for a half day, once per week.

For a list of the shops click here

  • Catering assistant volunteers to do a 4 hour shift in our new Orangery Café opening in September- training in August


  • Hospice Neighbour Volunteers to give approx. 2 hours a week to visit patients in the community who are isolated and help them with small tasks.


  • Volunteer Complementary Therapist
  • Needed 3 hours a week, Jubilee Centre
  • For further information: Caroline Snow 020 8099 1722


  • Volunteer Hairdresser
  • Required to be available to be called in to the hospice  on some Thursday afternoons 2-4pm.  To wash, cut and set hair of patients attending the Jubilee Centre  and on the ward. A small dedicated salon, equipment and hair products are available on the ward.


  • Occasional volunteer receptionists weekdays and weekends to do a 4 hour shift when regular volunteers are away.


  • For more info contact Ginny Toubal, Volunteer Services Coordinator
    St Raphael’s Hospice 020 8099 7777
    (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)