Software Developer Internship – 12 months – 37.5 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £21,034- £22,616 per annum full time

Job Type: 37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 2024-03-10 23:59:59

Reference: Software Developer Internship -12 months - 37.5 hours per week

Please note: This is a fixed term contract for 12 months to start September 2024. You will be required to work onsite at St Oswald’s Hospice.

Are you passionate about using your software development skills to make a difference in people’s lives? If so, come and join our team as a Software Developer Intern at St Oswald’s Hospice.

We are seeking and compassionate individual to work alongside our dedicated team for a 12-month internship.  You will develop software solutions to digitise organisational processes to reduce manual effort, cost and increase value.  This is a unique opportunity to apply your technical expertise in a meaningful and rewarding environment, where your work will directly impact the well-being of our patients and their families.

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

If after reading the job description you require further information please contact Nathanial Ray, Head of Technology & Business Development on 01912850063 or

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

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

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!

Watch ‘Our Story’ here to find out more.

Want to check out the benefits of working for St Oswald’s Hospice? Watch our short video or download a PDF here.

Closing Date: Sunday 10th March 2024.

Interview date:  Monday 18th March 2024.

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 Leader

St Oswald’s Hospice is committed to equity 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 Leader 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.