Working for North London Hospice

Working for the hospice

At North London Hospice we are always striving to improve the quality of life of our patients with a potentially life-limiting illness. We put people first, putting them at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing the best care and support for our patients and their families.

Why work for NLH?

North London Hospice is a great place to work because you are making a real difference to the lives of people affected by a potentially life limiting illness.

Our Departments

Our workforce includes full-time and part-time employees and a large number of volunteers who work within the following departments:

Medical – Doctors/Consultants, Registered Nurses (In-patient Unit, Community, Health & Wellbeing) Health Care Assistants

Our multi professional teams in IPU, Community and Health & Wellbeing also include Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Family Support Workers, Chaplaincy, Counsellors, Therapists (Art, Occupational and Complementary), Administration Assistants and Ward Clerks

Retail – Shop Managers, Retail staff

North London Hospice has 17 shops across Barnet, Enfield, and Haringey. Our shops provide vital income for our charity, enabling us to provide the best of life, at the end of life, for everyone. Our Retail Department are often looking for candidates with a retail background to join the team. If you are interested in opportunities that may arise, please send a CV to: retailrecruitment@northlondonhospice.co.uk.

Fundraising & Communications – Community Fundraising, Event Coordination, Marketing

Operational support departments – Front of House, Finance, HR, Quality and Governance, Education, Facilities, Volunteer Engagement & Community Development

A Great Place to Work

As well as a rewarding salary, we offer an attractive package of benefits, designed to support the health and wellbeing of everyone who works here.

Reward & Recognition (Employee Benefits)

  1. Competitive rates of pay
  2. Contributory STC Pension scheme
  3. Continuation of the NHS pension scheme for existing scheme members taking on HCA and Registered Nurse roles
  4. Life Assurance scheme
  5. Interest free season ticket loan
  6. Refer a Friend Scheme
  7. Annual “Thank You” events
  8. Staff Information & Consultation Forum
  9. Long service recognition awards

In addition, we offer a ‘Golden Hello’ for hard to recruit roles.

Training & Development

  1. Excellent Training and Development opportunities
  2. Fantastic in-house Leadership and Management Development Training Programme
  3. Excellent ‘Grow our Own’ career pathways
  4. Access to professional mentors and coaches for nursing staff

Health & Wellbeing

  1. Family friendly policies
  2. Generous annual leave and special leave policies
  3. Health Cash Plan
  4. Cycle to Work Scheme
  5. Onsite Staff Canteen at some of sites
  6. Health and Wellbeing In-House Programmes to support Body, Mind and Spirit including exercise groups, complementary therapy and healthy eating options
  7. Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  8. Staff survey and Staff forum
  9. Sabbaticals for qualifying staff wishing to have a period of leave to balance their career with other commitments and interests
  10. Staff annual social events

North London Hospice Mental Health Pledge

“Starting a conversation about mental health doesn’t have to be difficult.”

At North London Hospice we recognise that:

  1. Everyone has to care for their mental health – whether you’re the CEO, a nurse, a manager or work in administration. Mental ill health doesn’t discriminate, so we will stand up, tackle the stigma, and prioritise mental health in the workplace
  2. We need to build a diverse and inclusive workplace through our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group to lead to a happier and healthier working environment where peoplefeel free to bring their whole selves to

Our commitment as an organisation:

  • We will promote wellbeing & support work-life balance.
  • We will treat mental and physical health equally in the workplace.
  • We will tackle the causes of workplace stress.
  • We will support staff with mental health problems.

How everyone can help:

  • Look after your own wellbeing
  • Use positive coping strategies
  • Identify personal stress triggers
  • Engage with line managers
  • Take notice and support colleagues

North London Hospice Mental Health Supporters

We have trained a number of staff to support their peers by listening non- judgementally, supporting & signposting. You can approach one of them in person or directly via phone or email, in confidence.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our organisational culture. As part of our pledge to take positive action in recruitment we encourage applications from under-represented candidates including BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) and Disabled candidates as we work towards a representative workforce that is able to provide the quality, the dignity and respect and to deliver above and beyond.

As an employer we are committed to ensuring that any candidates with disabilities who apply for roles within our organisation, and who meet the essential criteria, are offered an interview.

As well as ensuring our vacancies are accessible to all, we are committed to supporting all staff, recognising that staff with disabilities (temporary or permanent), or who may be developing a disability, may require additional support to enable them to remain in the workplace. Further information regarding our Access to Work scheme can be found here.

If you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments before applying or would like an accessible version of any of our recruitment documents, please contact our recruitment team at hr@northlondonhospice.co.uk.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive sufficient applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Current vacancies