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Working for us

We have a proud history of excellence and innovation in hospice care. We know that our success is due to the people who work for us, so we value our staff as our greatest asset.

The Rowans Hospice is a friendly, supportive and service driven work environment. We have a talented and committed team of staff and volunteers. They come from a variety of backgrounds and contribute a huge range of skills – from nursing to fundraising, from catering to counselling.

We have a multi-million pound turnover and employ approximately 300 people with over 1,500 volunteers across the Hospice and The Trading Company.

We operate with integrity and aim to make coming to work for us a rewarding experience. We give training to volunteers and offer all staff opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills through professional development.

Sister – Band 6


£33,211 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week

Shift allowance for weekends and evenings will be paid


The successful candidate will be working with the Ward Manager leading a team of Nurses supporting the delivery of care to the increasing number of patients with dementia needs as well as Specialist Palliative Care needs that the hospice is now seeing. 


The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate good leadership skills.


Qualifications and Experience



Two years’ experience in specialist/palliative care or dementia care/ mental health

Evidence of further training post qualifying


Job Description


Application Form


Equal Opportunities Form


Closing date for all applications is Friday 31st October 2014


Interviews are to be held on 19th November 2014




For further information and/or an application pack please visit our website at www.rowanshospice.co.uk, alternatively contact Letty Harrison on 02392 238544 or e-mail on Letty.Harrison@rowanshospice.co.uk

To view our Equal Opportunity policy and to download an Application Form, go to resources

Go to volunteering for more information about becoming a volunteer.

For volunteering enquiries call Judy Halpin or Denise Fry 023 9232 8538/9. Alternatively email judy.halpin@rowanshospice.co.uk  

Registered Charity Number 299731








Volunteer with us.

Whatever your age or interests, we provide many opportunities to volunteer at The Rowans Hospice. Serve meals, work in a shop, help in the hospice or drive for us.


Shop with us.

Bag yourself a bargain and support us at the same time. Visit our shops and see our great range of new and donated goods. You can donate as you shop by giving us anything you no longer want.


How to help.

Discover the exciting ways you can fundraise and get involved with The Rowans Hospice. From abseiling to family walks and business fun days, we.ve got great events for everyone.