IPU Host/Hostess

About the role

35.25 hours per week, worked over a 7 day rota

£17,500 – £19,771 pro rata per annum plus 10% shift allowance 

Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the area. In addition to our 15 bed In-Patient unit and Community Nursing provision, we have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Complementary Therapy, Spiritual Care and a new Living Well Centre. Under the direction of the nurse in charge and as part of the multi-disciplinary team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of dietary requirements to patients.

Duties will also include assisting with patient menu choices, ordering and distributing of meals, feeding patients where necessary, maintaining patient laundry supplies and preparing patient rooms for admissions.
The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate a positive, flexible attitude and enjoy working as part of a team.

In return for your skills, you can expect to join a caring team working in a beautiful lakeside location in Milton Keynes, generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays), free onsite parking, continued membership of the NHS pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check 
Please be aware that this advert will close early if a high number of applications are received. 

To apply, please complete the application form below and email it to hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk  

Closing date: Thursday 27 January 2022 
Interview date: Thursday 3 February 2022 

In a typical year...
our cost, per minute
phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.