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We’re committed to providing expert care and support to families facing terminal illness.

We provide hospice care to people of all ages in their place of choice. Our care includes,
pain and symptom relief, palliative care, end of life care, respite, bereavement support and emotional and spiritual care.
Without the commitment and professionalism of our staff, we wouldn’t be able to provide the full range of much needed services.

Flexibank Paediatric Nurse

Flexibank Paediatric Nurse

Salary: £27,826 -£34,222 (Dependent on experience)

ellenor is a specialist palliative care provider for adults and children in the North of West Kent, and for children in the London Borough of Bexley and South West Kent. The organisation has in-patient and day therapy facilities at Gravesend, a comprehensive

Hospice at Home service for children and adults and a range of outpatient and community services, all supported and delivered through a multi-disciplinary team approach and we are looking for a Paediatric Nurse to join our flexibank.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Please contact hr@ellenor.org or phone 01474 320007 if you require further information.

To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Closing date: ongoing

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend.

Housekeeping Assistant - Flexibank

 

Flexibank Housekeeping Assistant

Hours: Flexibank

 Salary: £8.91 per hour   

 

 

ellenor is looking for an experienced Housekeeping Assistant to join the hospice providing a high-quality service to our patients, staff and visitors, 365 days a year.

This is an exciting time to join an outstanding and much valued charity and help us achieve our vision.

As a member of the Housekeeping Team, your duties will be general cleaning and housekeeping duties on the ward (IPU) or in our offices, also working in the Hospice laundry, whilst maintaining a high standard and working in line with hospice guidelines and policies.

You will be responsible for providing a constant supply of clean linen and uniform for the entire Hospice and some flexibility is required for holiday cover.

Are you enthusiastic, reliable, a great team worker, full of energy, caring and compassionate and have a flexible approach to your working life?

The successful candidate must have relevant cleaning experience, be able to work unsupervised, have great organisational skills, be able to work to specific time-frames, be able to prioritise and have very good attention to detail.

Hard working, with a flexible approach to work this is the perfect opportunity for those wanting to make an impact on this wonderful organisation.

The post is subject to DBS clearance.

To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Closing date: 28th June 2021

 Interview date 5th July 2021 

 

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ

Flexibank Specialty Doctor in Palliative Care

NHS Specialty Doctor Scale (depending on experience)

 plus on call and weekend payments

Full time/Part-time hours available

 

ellenor is the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in North Kent and Bexley.

Our services for adults include Inpatient ward, Living Well programme, Hospice at Home, Care Home Support Team and range of Wellbeing services, including Therapies. For children in Dartford Gravesham and Swanley we provide clinical nursing support working with children’s families to provide care at their place of choice, which is often their own home. This means the children can receive care in familiar surroundings. In addition for Children in Dartford Gravesham Swanley and Bexley we provide respite and wellbeing services which include, Play therapy, Music Therapy, Counselling, Bereavement support to mention just a few. 

Our strategic aims recognise our role in leading the development of services to the wider community for patients with life limiting conditions for both palliative care and at the end of life, and we see an increasing role in education and training and as a coordinator for providing the best possible palliative care to more people and families.

An exciting opportunity for experienced and motivated doctors to join our Consultant led multidisciplinary team. We are looking for experienced doctors capable of delivering high quality patient care to our adult patients with full GMC registration, 4 years full time postgraduate training including at least 2 years in a relevant speciality. You will need to be enthusiastic about delivering the highest quality palliative care, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a flexible adaptable approach. Involvement in teaching and audit / research is required, along with participation in the on-call and weekend rota.

Support with professional development will be provided as appropriate, as well as regular clinical supervision.

NHS Pension scheme members can transfer in their pension.

This post requires you to have an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Linda Coffey Director of Care on 01474 320007.

To apply please submit an application form (available below ) or send a CV with a supporting statement.

Please contact hr@ellenor.org or phone 01474 320007 ext 1220 should you require further general information.

Closing date:  ongoing

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ

 

 

 

Operational Lead Children's Team

Provide day to day operational leadership and management for the children’s service including respite care, ensuring the care and support is equitable, professional and of an excellent standard.

Closing date: 30th June 2021 

Senior Physiotherapist

Senior Physiotherapist

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £32,933- £40,503 (pro rata and depending on experience)

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the innovative, forward-thinking Therapy Team at ellenor Hospice in Gravesend, Kent.  Working in the community, on our Inpatient Ward, and as an integral part of our Living Well day service, you will help people to identify and achieve what really matters to them.  Take the time to get to know your patients, understand them, and help them to live their lives to the fullest.  Become part of the ellenor family and get that work-life balance you are looking for.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance.

An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

For informal enquiries please contact Andrew Lowden, Operational Wellbeing Lead at ellenor on 01474 320007. To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Closing Date:  30th June 2021 

   Interview Date 7th July 2021 

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitableworkplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.

ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ

Staff Nurse

“Go home every day knowing you have made a difference when it matters most”

Staff Nurses - Inpatient ward

Hours: Full and Part-time Hours Available

 

Do you have experience of nursing in the public sector?  Have you considered working within the charity sector instead? Come and join our ellenor family

and enjoy working in a Friendly, Caring, Supportive environment.

Fed up of long shifts? We offer flexible shift patterns to suit your needs to ensure a work/life balance. We are also able to offer part time hours for the right candidate.

Are you a qualified nurse wanting to pursue and develop a career in palliative care? See what we can offer you to progress your nursing career.

 

          When you join our team you will benefit from the following:

 

  • High nurse to patient ratio, giving you more time to care
  • Access to further education and specialist palliative care courses to further your career
  • Supported with regular clinical supervision
  • Access to a range of services to support your holistic patient assessment
  • Opportunity to ensure patients receive dedicated care and support at end of life
  • Supporting patients to die in their place of choice
  • Easy access to parking

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to become valued members of an experienced and supportive team, experience in palliative care whilst advantageous is not essential. As a registered nurse for ellenor, you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The post will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Senior Staff Nurse

“Go home every day knowing you have made a difference when it matters most”

Staff Nurses - Inpatient ward

Hours: Full and Part-time Hours Available

 

Do you have experience of nursing in the public sector?  Have you considered working within the charity sector instead? Come and join our ellenor family

and enjoy working in a Friendly, Caring, Supportive environment.

Fed up of long shifts? We offer flexible shift patterns to suit your needs to ensure a work/life balance. We are also able to offer part time hours for the right candidate.

Are you a qualified nurse wanting to pursue and develop a career in palliative care? See what we can offer you to progress your nursing career.

 

          When you join our team you will benefit from the following:

 

  • High nurse to patient ratio, giving you more time to care
  • Access to further education and specialist palliative care courses to further your career
  • Supported with regular clinical supervision
  • Access to a range of services to support your holistic patient assessment
  • Opportunity to ensure patients receive dedicated care and support at end of life
  • Supporting patients to die in their place of choice
  • Easy access to parking

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to become valued members of an experienced and supportive team, experience in palliative care whilst advantageous is not essential. As a registered nurse for ellenor, you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The post will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance. An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Finance Information Manager

Finance Information Manager

 Salary - £42,089 per annum

 Hours – 37.5 hours per week

 

Introduction

An exciting opportunity to join ellenor’s Finance Team, in a hands-on, new role, to develop and appraise management reporting, performance monitoring, service costings, business cases, budgeting, and financial planning across the organisation. The role will support the Director of Finance and work closely with Senior Managers across multi-activity departments. The role will also support the Finance Team with day-to-day financial compliance reporting, statutory reporting and Vat Returns where required, as well as financial cover where necessary.

Post details

The role requires a qualified Accountant who is highly proficient in the use of Excel, databases, MS Office and finance systems applications, advanced use of reporting tools and applications for information reporting. Experience of working in a charity or healthcare setting with a good understanding of sector issues, the charity SORP, and the preparation of statutory accounts for not for profit entities is desirable.  The postholder should also have experience of managing a finance team and managing information reporting across multi-discipline departments.

This post is subject to DBS clearance.

An employer contributory pension scheme is available.

For informal enquiries please contact Tim Hammond, Director of Finance on 07585 400954 or tim.hammond@ellenor.org

To apply send a completed application form (below) or a CV and supporting statement via the Apply button. If you have any questions please contact hr@ellenor.org.

Closing date 25th June 2021 

  ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination. ellenor is a charity registered in England and Wales (1121561), and a company limited by guarantee (6302132). Registered office at Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA11 7HQ