Overgate Hospice offers a wide range of nursing, medical and other support services to our patients, their families and carers. Our dedicated team consists of full and part-time employees and bank staff, and is supported by more than 700 volunteers.

Working for your local hospice can be a challenging and rewarding career choice. If you are passionate about the work of the Hospice and would like to contribute to ensure our specialist palliative care services continue, please see the vacancies below.

   At Overgate we carry out a blind recruitment process, HR remove the candidate's name and other identifying factors before sending completed applications to Recruiting Managers, to ensure we are completely fair and remove any risk of bias. Overgate is an Equal Opportunities employer.
However, if you would welcome an informal discussion about any of our current vacancies, before completing an application form, please contact HR@overgatehospice.nhs.uk for further information. 

Working at Overgate Hospice

Overgate Hospice is committed to supporting staff in what can be a stressful and emotionally demanding environment. The personal and professional development of all staff is given a high priority

Can I arrange a visit to the Hospice?

For some roles a visit to the Hospice is suitable and a chance to ask questions before a formal application is given. This is very much at the discretion of the manager, due to time constraints it cannot be guaranteed due to the volume of applications. However, we are very open to this if it is appropriate.

Do you keep my details on file?

We can keep your details on file for 6 months, but would need you to sign an agreement that you are happy for us to keep your data. It is easier to put in a new application form with a supporting statement for any new vacancy that you would like to apply for.

How do I apply for a role?

In the interest of fairness, we do not accept CVs for current vacancies, you will need to email HR@overgatehospice.nhs.uk and request an application pack or you can download the application pack from our website. Within this there will be an application form and equal opportunities form, along with a job description and information on the closing date.

Is Overgate Hospice part of a pension scheme?

You will be automatically enrolled into the Group Pension Scheme with our provider Royal London. The NHS Pension Scheme for those currently contributing to it is transferable for certain clinical roles.

What other benefits are there to working at the Hospice?

Free car parking on site in Elland Company pension scheme at 5% contribution Life Insurance High quality meals/snacks on site Mentor, coaching and a wide range of other support Good Holiday entitlements Training and Development opportunities Opportunities to help with Fundraising Events Access to occupational health services

What would my holiday entitlement be?

27 days plus bank holidays pro-rata. The leave runs from 1st April to 31st March each year.