About Cornwall Hospice Care

Cornwall Hospice Care is a leading Cornish charity providing specialist care 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.  The charity also runs a 24 hour advice line for other healthcare professionals.

The majority of our funding comes from public support.  This can be through our 31 charity shops across Cornwall; legacies; fundraising; lottery; education and donations.  We also have a large distribution centre and business premises in St Austell.

We hope that you will come and work for our Charity and make a difference to people’s lives in Cornwall.

As a large Charity we have a variety of roles across a diverse range of professions in locations across the county.

Posts involved directly with patient care include:

  • medical and clinical staff
  • healthcare workers
  • allied health professionals
  • counsellors
  • catering staff and housekeepers

We also offer a range of business related posts including retail, fundraising, administration, finance, media and other business support.

We offer our employees:

  • a supportive working environment
  • professional career development and training
  • seven weeks holiday (including bank holidays)
  • a pension scheme
  • a Simply Health plan for staff after a period of qualifying service
  • both hospices offer subsidised meals and free parking

Current vacancies

All our external vacancies are displayed here on our website which we regularly update.  If you are interested in any of our vacancies, please complete the online application and equal opportunities form.  This will be submitted directly to us.

The closing date will be stated on each job advert.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.


Responding to your application

Please note that as a Charity we need to limit our administration costs and so we regret that we will only be able to notify unsuccessful candidates via email.  The selection date will be displayed on each vacancy and if you have not heard from us by this date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. 

Your application is very important to us.  We very much appreciate your interest in Cornwall Hospice Care and for taking the time to make an application to work with us.  If you are not successful on this occasion please keep an eye on the website for any future vacancies.

If you need further information, or have difficulty applying on line, please telephone our HR team on 01726 65711.