Work with us

Cornwall Hospice Care is a 24/7 Cornish healthcare charity that provides end of life care and support for people with terminal illnesses. This care is provided free of charge at our two hospices – Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell and St Julia’s Hospice in Hayle, in Cornwall’s hospitals, care homes and in the community.

Jobs Collage Job Vacancies Work for Us

About our charity

Our clinical staff care for patients and their families, carers and friends at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell, St Julia’s Hospice in Hayle and through our Community Services. To help fund this care we also have 30 shops, 4 donation centres and 2 donation points, and a variety of different fundraising activities.

Our staff and volunteers are all ambassadors in our community, spreading the word about the end of life care we provide, care that’s 100% free to our patients and funded by the Cornish community.

Coast and Clay Sportive Cornwall Hospice Care Employee handing a finisher their medal

The roles we offer

Although our core work is as a hospice charity, we have a variety of roles in a diverse range of professions at locations across the county. You could work for us in healthcare roles in our hospices as well as jobs in our shops, distribution and warehouses, maintenance, our fundraising offices, administration, finance and media.

If you are new to Cornwall, we recommend that you visit our Welcome page HERE to find out more about living and working in this stunning area of the south west of the United Kingdom.

Why work with us

In return for the contribution our employees make to the lives of other people, we offer:

  • A chance to make a real difference
  • A supportive working environment
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 35 days including bank holidays, which increases with service
  • A pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Non-contributory medical cash plan, with the option to include your family members
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Early pay scheme
  • Ability to buy and sell annual leave

Work with us – see our Job vacancies

Browse our current job vacancies below – if the section is empty, we have no current vacancies.

We also often advertise our job vacancies on the Indeed website and via the Twitter feed of Job Centre Plus Cornwall. 

Living wage employee

We’re delighted to announce that our charity is now an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff that work with us will earn a real Living Wage.

This is higher than the government’s minimum, or National Living Wage, and is an independently calculated hourly rate of pay that’s based on the actual cost of living. It’s calculated each year and is announced by the Living

Wage Foundation as part of Living Wage Week. The 2022/2023 rate is currently £10.90 in the UK, rising to £12.00 in 2023/2024.

Armed Forces Covenant Veterans

Armed Forces Covenant

We’re signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant to affirm our commitment to supporting the armed forces community. It recognises the value serving personnel, both regular and reservists, veterans and military families contribute to our charity and our country.

The Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families are treated fairly. We’re delighted to be able to make this pledge to proudly support them.

For further information about the Armed Forces Covenant

Express your interest

If you haven’t seen a role to suit your skills and experience, but are interested in coming to work for us in the future, you can drop your CV to our Human Resources team.

© Copyright 2023 - Cornwall Hospice Care is a Registered Charity Number 1113140.
Registered address: Porthpean Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6AB. Registered in England and Wales; Company Number 5660401 - Web Design by The Ambitions Agency