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Current Vacancies:

We are currently advertising for the following positions;


Family Support Team Administrative Assistant

Band 2, £17,028 – £19,470 pro-rata per annum + Pension
Part time 22.5 hours per week (Flexible over 4/5 days)


We are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join us in a varied and interesting role.  You’ll be instrumental in providing secretarial & administrative support to our family support team.

As a valued member of the team, you’ll contribute to the smooth running of the service to enable the team to achieve objectives and meet required deadlines.  You’ll serve as the first point of contact for calls both in person and over the telephone, providing assistance and communicating in a professional manner, ensuring enquiries are dealt with in a calm and sensitive way.

This is an excellent opportunity for interested applicants to apply their administrative skills within a busy office environment where there is a wide variety of administrative & clerical duties to be undertaken. This is a very busy position with at times competing priorities therefore good organisational skills are required with a flair for working under pressure at times. Coupled with excellent planning skills ideal candidates will have worked in a similar administrative environment and possess proficient keyboard, word processing & computer skills e.g. updating & maintaining information held on a database and production of a variety of letters, leaflets and other documentation.

The post is part-time and ideally the individual would work over 4 or 5 days per week part-time, although there is some flexibility.

 For an informal discussion about the post please call Becky Chaddock, Head of Bereavement & Family Support on 0131 551 1381.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 29th March 2019 

INTERVIEW DATE: Week Commencing 8th April 2019

Family Support Admin Assistant – March 2019


Staff Nurses

Band 5 £23,113 – £29,905 pro-rata per annum + unsocial hours enhancement + Pension
Full-time and Part-time positions available


We have some new & exciting full-time and part-time vacancies for Band 5 Nurses to join the St. Columba’s Hospice in-patient unit team based in Edinburgh. We value our team members and the skilled, compassionate, high quality care and support they provide on a daily basis to our patients and their families. 

If you are looking for a new opportunity and are passionate about delivering great care then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. We’re in a great location delivering care in a world class healthcare facility and have nursing teams with exceptional reputations they are proud of. 

We offer great training, support and development to our nurses throughout their career with us in addition to an attractive pay and benefits package. 

You’ll be joining a multi-professional team committed to delivering high standards of care to people living with life limiting conditions. With up to date NMC registration, you’ll have an understanding of palliative care and a desire to work in a caring environment, supported by previous relevant experience to enable you to provide evidence based, individualised specialist palliative nursing care to inpatients. 

You’ll be a motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking registered staff nurse who is a team player and has well developed communication skills. The successful candidates will work a mixture of shifts, including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays. 

For an informal discussion about the post please call Richard Mackay, In-Patient Unit Manager on 0131 551 1381.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 1st April 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 19th April 2019

Staff Nurses Job Pack March 2019