Receptionist - 19 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £21,034 - £22,616 per annum full time which is £10,657 - £11,458 per annum pro rata

Job Type: 19 hours per week

Closing Date: 2023-10-02 23:59:59

Reference: Receptionist - 19 hours per week

Please Note: This vacancy is a shared role working Monday and Tuesday 8.30am to 4.30pm and Wednesday from 8.30am to 1.30pm

St Oswald’s Hospice is in search of a compassionate and friendly receptionist to join our remarkable team. We believe that every individual deserves to be treated with empathy and dignity, and we take pride in creating a warm and welcoming environment for our patients, their families, our supporters as well as our staff and volunteers.

If you have a calm and caring approach with a passion for creating a welcoming atmosphere, St Oswald’s Hospice would love to hear from you.

You will have:

  • Experience in using general packages in Microsoft Office
  • A minimum of two years of reception or customer service experience or previous experience of working as a Receptionist at St Oswald’s Hospice.
  • A minimum of 4 ‘GCSE ‘or equivalent qualifications including Maths and English at Grade C/4 or above

Watch ‘Our Story’ here to find out more.

If after reading the job description you require further information please contact Helen Eadington, Director of Corporate Services on 0191 2850063 ext 2064 or

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Closing Date:  Sunday 24th September 2023

Interview date: Monday 2nd October 2023

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications or if a suitable candidate is found.

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Disability Confident Employer

St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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