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We're a values led organisation

Our Values are our core beliefs, they explain who we are, how we work, what we believe in and stand for. They reflect our culture here at St Oswald's Hospice.
They are: Caring and Compassionate, Accountable and Authentic, Positive and Can Do, Excellence and Innovation & Safe and Supportive.

Our People Charter gives examples of the kind of behaviours that are expected of staff at St Oswald’s Hospice. Many of the expectations cut across all the Values and at its heart what is important to everyone is acting with kindness and respect, and being the best we can be every day. Our staff are all responsibilities in helping to make St Oswald’s Hospice a healthy place to work, with a positive culture of team working and commitment.

Find out why working in a Hospice could be the best job you've ever had!

This video by Hospice UK, highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice healthcare professionals and what working in a hospice means to them.

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Job Vacancies

We are often told that it isn't just care and support that we offer, it's love. Our staff and volunteers go the extra mile for patients and their families, stakeholders, customers, donors and one another.

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As a learning organisation, we’re committed to giving opportunities to those who are seeking to develop their professional skills, want to gain experience of the working world or future employment in a care setting.

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Disability Confident Committed Employer

St Oswald’s Hospice 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 Committed 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.

Better Health at Work Bronze Award

St Oswald’s Hospice are committed to promoting positive health and wellbeing for all of our staff and volunteers. We are proud to have taken part and been awarded a region-wide ‘Better Health at Work Bronze Award’ in partnership with Newcastle City Council. The Award highlights the efforts of employers throughout North East and Cumbria in addressing health issues within the workplace, focussing on the wellbeing of staff and promoting the benefits of healthy living.Better Health at Work Award Bronze Award logo

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