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Work for Havens

Forget your preconceptions of a hospice, working at Havens Hospices is a unique opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team where you can help us continue ‘Making every day count’.

Latest opportunities

Although you may not be giving direct care to our patients, your contribution will have direct effect on our care services. Here you'll find details of all the current vacancies we have. You can apply online here.

Havens Hospices promotes diversity through achieving genuine equality of opportunity. Click here to find out more.

Click here to find out more about being a nurse at Havens Hospices. 

Covid-19 remains a necessary and important consideration for us. It is necessary to take continual significant steps to protect the health and safety of our entire Havens Hospices community. In order to comply with our duty of care, we require all our staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Vaccination will be a condition of employment and/or volunteering unless a medical evidenced exemption applies

Hospice at Home Day Nurse

This is an amazing opportunity to work as a member of the Community team

Contract: Part Time - 25 hours a week

Location: Community

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Executive PA/Clerk to the Trustees

We're looking for an Executive PA/Clerk

Contract: Perm, Part Time, 25 hours per week (£22,500 per annum, pro rata £15,000 per annum)

Location: Fair Havens (with travel between hospice sites and trading premises as required)

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Fundraising Officer

We are currently recruiting a Fundraiser to join our established team

Contract: Full time- 37.5 Hours per week

Location: Fair Havens

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Pediatric Staff Nurse

We're looking for experienced Paediatric and Learning Disability Nurses.

Contract: Full or Part Time. Salary Band 5/6

Location: Little Havens

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Hospice at Home – Nursing Assistants

We are currently recruiting for Nursing Assistants.

Contract: Full or Part Time/ Permanent Band 2 (£18,545-£19,917)

Location: Little Havens/Within the Community

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Hospice at Home Nursing Assistants (Nights)

We are recruiting for two night Nursing Assistants to join our team.

Contract: Full or Part Time (Band 2)

Location: Within the community

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

We're looking for an Advanced Nurse practitioner to join our team.

Contract: Permanent 37.5 hours (Band 7)

Location: Fair Havens

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Complementary Therapist

We are currently recruiting a Complementary Therapist to join our team

Contract: Part Time - 11.5 hours a week

Location: Fair Havens

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Assistant Shop Manager (Grays)

We are looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to join our team.

Contract: 22.5 hours/ 3 days (including weekends). £18,000pa (pro rata)

Location: Grays

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Cover Manager

We are looking for a Cover Manager for our shops

Contract: 22.5 hours

Location: Covering Southend, Hockley, South Woodham Ferrers

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Registered Nurse – Band 5

Do you have an interest in palliative care and excellent clinical skills?

Contract: Permanent 25 hours

Location: Fair Havens

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To apply please complete the application form under your preferred vacancy and email to us.
Alternatively, you can download the application form and, once completed, send it, along with a covering letter to:

Human Resources
Little Havens Hospice
Daws Heath Road

For more information about working at Havens Hospices please contact us

We anonymise screening of new applicants by removing personal details from CV's and application forms, eliminating conscious and unconscious bias.

You can read more about our commitment to equal opportunities here. 

Some of our staff benefits include:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • A recommend a friend scheme with one off bonuses ranging from £125 to £500
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Life Assurance
  • Bluelight Discount Card scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)

Meet the team

Meet our Leadership Team who oversee the management and administration of Havens Hospices

Careers at Havens Hospices

Sam joined Havens Hospices in 2006 as a Bank Nursing Assistant at Fair Havens. She has since gone on to join the Hospice at Home team as a Nursing Assistant and more recently has progressed her career and taken on the role of Senior Nursing Assistant. Sam has completed a vast amount of training while at Havens Hospices, including QCF level 3 and Manual Handling Train the Trainer course.

Sam outside in the garden