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Work for us - St Luke's Hospice Sheffield

Job opportunities

St Luke's is an organisation that values and adds quality to individuals’ lives. Everyone who works at St Luke's makes a difference. St Luke’s plays a key role in helping terminally ill people in Sheffield and you could join the team that makes St Luke’s so special.

How to apply

Please email a CV and covering letter (outlining your most current experience and your reasons for applying for the post). All applications should be emailed to [email protected].

Alternatively you can post your CV to:
Human Resources Department
St Luke’s Hospice
Little Common Lane
S11 9NE

To find out more about any listed job vacancy, please email [email protected] or call our HR team on 0114 235 7544. 

Please Note: we do reserve the right to close any vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

All posts at St Luke's are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Maintenance & Portering Technician

Little Common Lane St Luke's Hospice Sheffield S11 9NE UK
Permanent 37.5 hours (5 out of 7 days, Monday-Sunday rota)
£26,786 per annum
Closing date:
21 May 2024 | Time:23:00

We are looking for an experienced and proactive individual to provide maintenance and portering services, with excellent customer care and communication skills, and the ability to work using your own initiative.

Working in a small team, it is essential that you have the ability to be flexible with a willingness to participate in all duties.

You will provide a maintenance and portering service to the Hospice which includes all of St Luke’s estate. This includes providing support to the clinical teams in the re-location and care of the deceased and undertaking mortuary duties as required.

About Us:

St Luke’s is an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high-quality care, support, compassion and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives. 

At St. Luke’s, we're dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to our patients and their families. We believe in compassion, dignity, inspiration, and innovation, and we're committed to making a positive impact in our community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain all plant and equipment to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation related to fire safety, health, and safety, among others.
  • Contribute to our maintenance on-call rota, providing support round-the-clock.
  • Assist in sourcing and supplying equipment and machinery as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Facilities Manager to improve resource utilization and cost-effectiveness.
  • Provide support for internal and external functions and events.
  • Ensure timely completion of portering and mortuary duties, supporting clinical teams as required.
  • Monitor building security and maintain records in accordance with legal requirements.

General Requirements:

  • Adherence to health and safety regulations and St Luke's policies.
  • Participation in quality courses and training for skill enhancement.
  • Collaboration with colleagues in a respectful and friendly manner.
  • Commitment to confidentiality regarding patient information.
  • Support for St Luke's sustainability strategy and environmental standards.

For further details and an informal discussion, please contact Abi Metcalfe at [email protected]

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Join our Medical Locum Bank 

Working at St Luke’s provides the ideal opportunity to gain experience in palliative medicine for anyone considering a career in palliative medicine or for professional development. You will have the opportunity to work within our dynamic Integrated Community Service and In-Patient Centre.

In order to work with us, you will need to hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice, along with prior experience in palliative medicine.

Please email us at [email protected] to register your interest.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) at St Luke’s

At St Luke’s we aspire to build diverse and inclusive teams where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, recognising the value that different principles, perspectives and experiences bring.  We see EDI as more than simply ensuring we commit to our legal obligations under the Equality Act, making certain no person or persons are unlawfully discriminated against because of any characteristic as legally protected under the UK Equality Act 2010, which we extend to include neurodiversity and socio-economic diversity.  We are committed to attracting as diverse a range of candidates as possible and welcome speaking to people about how we can build in flexibility. 

St Luke’s is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.


If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.