St Helena Hospice is a highly respected community based hospice charity, working to support local people who are in need of specialist palliative care in North East Essex and the Colne Valley area of mid-Essex. We offer a wide range of vital hospice services to our patients and their families.

The St Helena Hospice team consists of over 200 employees, both full and part-time, and is supported by more than 700 volunteers. Our hospice volunteers contribute invaluable time, offer a wide breadth of skills and come from all walks of life. Most volunteer jobs at St Helena Hospice usually involve a morning, afternoon or evening duty, although there are some exceptions offering greater flexibility. You can apply to carry out volunteer work on a weekly, fortnightly or one week in four basis; depending on the time you can afford to give.

If you’re interested in applying for a job at St Helena Hospice, or would like to become a hospice volunteer, please take a look at our vacancies page.

A DBS check (formerly CRB) at standard or enhanced level will be to be required if you are successful in your application to St Helena Hospice.

St Helena Hospice pays in accordance with the standards set by the living wage.

Palliative care jobs

At St Helena Hospice, we’re always looking for experienced palliative care nurses to join us in providing an exceptional standard of care to the patients accessing our hospice services. If you wish to find out more about palliative care jobs, please contact the HR & Recruitment team on 01206 931450.


St Helena Hospice a company limited by guarantee.

Registered in England and Wales No 01511841. Charity No 280919

Registered office: Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester CO4 9JU

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