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Why St Christopher’s?

Here's why we think you would love working with St Christopher's

We are committed to making sure that people living with life limiting illnesses get the best possible care and support. At St Christopher’s, we work together as a team to make this happen. Whether you’re a nurse, an administrator, a porter or a shop manager, we all have a part to play. We value, respect and appreciate our staff and are proud of the workplace at the hospice. In return for your commitment to patients and families, we commit ourselves to doing all we can to ensure you feel supported and happy at work.


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Contributory STC Pension scheme
  • Continuation of the NHS pension scheme for existing scheme members taking on HCA and Registered Nurse roles
  • Life Assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Salary sacrifice for bike and equipment hire
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Long service awards.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Access to professional mentors and coaches
  • Access to Masters Level qualifications with generous study leave allocations (subject to application)
  • Research opportunities available via our strategic research and governance committee.
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Generous annual leave and special leave policies
  • Sabbaticals for qualifying staff wishing to have a period of leave to balance their career with other commitments and interests
  • Eye-care vouchers for VDU users
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Staff discounts with local health related organisations
  • An in-house health and wellbeing programme including exercise groups, complementary therapy and healthy eating options
  • Access to an occupational health service and a specialist counselling service
  • Annual staff social events.

Download our workforce health and wellbeing strategy

Why work in hospice care?

From strong staff support and development opportunities, to being able to spend quality time with patients, there are many benefits to forging a career in hospice care.

Thanks to Hospice UK for their kind permission in sharing this film.

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