Work for us

St Elizabeth Hospice employs around 300 permanent staff. Many are based at the hospice sites in Ipswich, and in our shops, while others work in the community. The variety of skills needed is wide-ranging.

Our employment team is made up of expert managers, nurses, doctors, healthcare assistants, administrative staff, fundraisers, retail employees, support professionals and therapists as well as catering and maintenance workers.

Whatever your discipline or experience you will find the work rewarding. We offer the chance to make a real difference to people's lives and to contribute to the care of the community every day. That's much more than just a job.

  • Market rate salary
  • Personal Pension Plan (option to continue NHS pension)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Life cover
  • Wellbeing support including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shopping discounts
  • Excellent training opportunities

Current vacancies


As a member of St Elizabeth Hospice staff, you have the option to join our Personal Pension plan, or if you have previously been a member of the NHS Pension Scheme then you will have the option to remain in this scheme and the Hospice will pay the employer's contributions. The St Elizabeth Hospice Personal Pension plan is a contributory scheme, with staff choosing a minimum personal contribution of 5%.



St Elizabeth Hospice recruits apprentices to a variety of positions, and recognises the valuable contribution that apprentices make to the organisation. Details of available apprenticeships will be published on the vacancies page.


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As an organisation we need to collect and hold data - this includes when you make an application for employment with us.  To find out how and why we may store information about you, please see our General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) information for job applicants.


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