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Telephone: 01704 544645
Address: Town Lane, Southport, PR8 6RE

Queenscourt Hospice is an independent charity that provides support for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We care for patients with serious illnesses, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life at each new stage. We help to do this both in the Hospice and at Home through our In-patient unit, Queenscourt Connect and Queenscourt at Home services.
Events and Appeals Fundraiser
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive salary – more information available on request

The Events and Appeals fundraiser is a new and exciting post at Queenscourt Hospice. You will be joining the team at a crucial time as we look to grow support and diversify income streams. In this post you will lead the development and implementation of our flagship fundraising events and appeals to maximise the funds they raise, in line with the Hospice’s Income Generation Strategy.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager you will have responsibility for delivering a portfolio of established annual events and appeals from sponsored challenges like the Star Trekk night walk, Santa Sprint and Strut Your Mutt dog walk to our Forget Me Not and Lights of Love remembrance appeals. You will be challenged with reinvigorating existing events and appeals and identifying relevant new opportunities.

Working closely with key members of the team, local supporters and volunteers, your focus will be on effectively planning and promoting each activity to engage the local community and exceed income targets.

Interested applicants should be able to evidence how they meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification for the post.

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight, Sunday 6th August 2017
Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017.

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Registered General Nurse
£22,256 - £29,033
Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to appoint a qualified, motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable practitioner with post registration general nursing experience and good IT skills. Preceptorship opportunities may be available to newly qualified RGN’s with appropriate skills and experience.

The post holder will work across our 10 bedded In-Patient Unit and our Queenscourt Connect service. Queenscourt Connect encompasses all non-inpatient care services providing individualised, reactive assessment and care for referred patients.

Job Description & Personal Specification

We offer:
• Excellent training and development opportunities, including support to undertake professional qualifications or academic study
• Staff receive excellent support and supervision from our clinical management team
• We mirror the NHS Agenda for Change payscales and previous NHS service will be honoured in respect of pay
• We support NHS pension scheme for those with eligibility
• Working in a modern, bright and welcoming environment
• Free on-site parking and subsidised meals

Closing date: Sunday, 6th August 2017
Informal visits welcome. Please contact Laura Webster or Helen Birch on 01704 544645 for further information.

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Permanent and Bank positions available
Various hours available across a 7 day rota
£14,873 - £18,131 (dependant on experience)

We are very proud of our catering team who provide an excellent service to our 10 bed in-patient unit and day patients and we are currently looking to increase our staffing levels.

Our aim is to always provide good but imaginative home cooked food that tempts the palate of our patients and meets their particular needs. We are looking for someone special to join our team who possesses the right personal qualities, good communication skills together with the required cooking skills. Possession of the Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is essential.

If you would like to discuss the above posts in more detail, please contact Laura Webster, Clinical Services Manager on 01704 544645.

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Wednesday 2nd August 2017

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Boxtree Kitchen Vacancies
Boxtree Kitchen for Queenscourt is our established cafe in Churchtown. It’s a bright welcoming environment with a reputation a great customer experience. Boxtree has its own section on this website – take a look!

We need reliable self-motivated individuals with excellent customer service skills and a passion for good food to join this thriving social enterprise venture. All profits go to Queenscourt so our staff  know they are working for a great cause. Other benefits of working for Queenscourt Retail include competitive salaries, paid annual leave, pension scheme, opportunities for training and development and a supportive management structure.

Boxtree Kitchen is open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm. Staff will be expected to work at least 2 Saturday in every 4.

Café Manager
Full time – permanent contract
Salary £18,131 pro-rata per annum rising by annual increments to £19,026 pro-rata per annum.
The successful applicant will have previous experience working in a similar fast paced catering environment, experience in stock and cost control, health safety and food hygiene experience and ability to recruit lead, train and manage a team comprising staff and volunteers.
Job Description and Person Specification

Full time 37.5 hours per week – permanent contract
Salary £15,622 rising by annual increments to £16,931 per annum
Working as part of the team, the cook is required to plan, agree and manage the menu, prepare the food, maintain hygiene measures. A minimum of 2 years catering experience including menu setting and food preparation is essential.
Job Description and Person Specification

Café Assistants
Part-time – permanent contract
Salary £14,873 pro-rata per annum rising by annual increments to £15,314 pro-rata per annum.
Applicants should have at least one years’ experience in a customer facing role with skills in food preparation and food handling.
Job Description and Person Specification

If you are interested in any of the above vacancies, you are invited to attend our Recruitment Open Evening on Wednesday 26th July 2017 between 5pm and 7pm. Come to Boxtree Kitchen, 192 Cambridge Road, Churchtown, Southport PR9 7LS.

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Unfortunately there are no more vacancies at present, please check back soon for more updates or have a look at our Bank Vacancies page