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Graphic Designer

St Oswald's Hospice
Newcastle upon Tyne
£23,639 - £25,419 per annum full time (depending on experience)
Job Type:
37.5 hours - The role is suitable for flexible working including hybrid working between office and offsite.
Closing Date
17/10/2022 23:00:00
Communications and Marketing Team

St Oswald’s Hospice is looking for a talented and enthusiastic in-house Graphic Designer to join their hard working Communications and Marketing Team.

The role will suit both experienced designers and graduate/trainee designers who are looking for their next step. The role is a brilliant opportunity to gain experience working in the third sector for a leading and ambitious North East based charity, with a lot of autonomy to make a difference to people’s lives.

The post holder should have a passion and flair for high quality, creative design and be able to produce work across a diverse range of exciting projects, including those with income generation targets.

A minimum of three years’ experience, either paid or voluntary, creating visual designs to meet clients’ aims and objectives is essential.

The right candidate will have strong IT skills across Microsoft and Adobe packages, specifically Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, be flexible and a self-starter as well as have the ability to manage their own workload, often to tight deadlines.

As part of our shortlisting process, we would also like to see your portfolio of works alongside your application form.  Please forward these to humanresources@stoswaldsuk.org

The role is suitable for flexible working including hybrid working between office and offsite.

As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

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

If after reading the job description you wish to discuss this post further please contact Steph Whitehead, Head of Communications and Marketing on: stephwhitehead@stoswaldsuk.org or call 0191 285 0063 ext 2055.

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

Please note we may close this vacancy before the advertised date if we receive an exceptionally high volume of applications.

Closing Date: Monday 17th October 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 25th October 2022          

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Disability Confident Committed 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 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.

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