Eli on the wheelchair swing in the garden

Work for Havens

Working at Havens Hospices allows you to give the gift of time to patients and families, creating memories. Although you may not be giving direct care to our patients, your contribution will have direct effect on our care services.

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Latest Vacancies

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’.

Harry With Nurse Debbie outside in the garden

Nursing Careers

Caring for children, young people and adults with complex or incurable conditions is incredibly rewarding. We are now offering £500 upon appointment and £500 upon completion of probation for all Nurse and Healthcare Assistant roles. 

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Equal Opportunities

Havens Hospices promotes diversity through achieving genuine equality of opportunity. Read more on our approach to equality, diversity and inclusion – called FREDIE.

Employee benefits at Havens Hospices

  • Annual leave starting at 25 days (plus bank holidays), with an additional day for each year of service (up to 30)
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development opportunities, work shadowing and volunteering
  • Employee assistance Programme and employee wellbeing sessions
  • Flexible Working Opportunities
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme with monetary bonus after the completion of their probation period

Discover a rewarding career

Find out more about a career at Havens Hospices at our upcoming Careers Open Day, taking place on Wednesday 13th July 2-7pm, at Little Havens in Benfleet. 

From nursing, fundraising and retail to admin every role will have a direct effect on our care services. 

Register to attend

FAQs

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
Thundersley
Essex
SS7 2LH

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:

  • Annual leave starting at 25 days (plus bank holidays), with an additional day for each year of service (up to 30)
  • A recommend a friend scheme 
  • 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 (role dependent)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)
  • Long Service Awards

Career opportunities at Havens Hospices

In return for your expertise and passion, you will receive a competitive salary package and most of all, by making the most of every day you work at Havens Hospices you’ll be helping us continue ‘Making every day count’ for those who need us most.

View our latest vacancies

Meet the team

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

Tony, Isabella, Matilda Outside
The hospice is so full of love even during your darkest time, and because of that, her last moments weren’t filled with trauma or pain. Christine, Bella's Mum