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Our Hospice is a rewarding and inspiring place to work.

You will find opportunities in Clinical, Professional Services and Retail.


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What We Offer You

St Margaret’s Hospice Care promotes a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, the satisfaction of supporting the St Margaret’s team and contributing to caring and supporting approx. 5,000 people each year.

St Margaret's is proud

To be rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

To be recognised as a Disability Confident Employer

To be a Real Living Wage employer - we go to great lengths to recruit the right people

Additional Benefits

Life Assurance Cover

Enhanced Maternity pay where applicable

Eligibility for NHS discounts e.g Blue Light Discount

Free Car Parking on site for our staff and volunteers

A competitive annual leave allowance. Recognition of continuous service for previous NHS and Hospice Employers.


Free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family

Virtual medical care with unlimited access to a GP 24/7

Mental Health First Aiders on site

Legal, Financial and Medical information and advice.


The opportunity to remain in the NHS pension scheme if you have already been contributing (or have been within the last 12 months)

Auto enrollment for eligible staff into our workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions.


We have an in-house learning and development team to offer learning pathways, supporting your career development every step of the way.

Core Competencies

At St Margaret’s our teams use a competency framework to set out behaviours and expectations that enable individuals to carry out their role successfully;

Self Awareness

Working with others

Outcomes and results

Leading in your area.

Who we are

St Margaret’s is rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, and every year we take the time to care for approximately 5,000 people.

We provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients with a life-limiting illness, their family members and carers, as well as lymphoedema patients.

Our compassion and care extend beyond our patients, reaching across Somerset through our educational activities and partnerships working as well as our network of shops and fundraising events.   

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Our history

St Margaret's has been an integral part of the Somerset community for over four decades, offering compassionate care and support to patients and their families who are facing a terminal illness.

Established as a charitable organisation in 1980, our primary mission has been to provide specialised palliative care, free of charge, to the community.

Presently, our services are available to a population of approximately 520,000 people and we believe that every member of our community deserves dignified and comprehensive care during their final stages of life.

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Why work for us

‘Time to care’ is a phrase that has become part of the Hospice’s collective narrative in recent years. In those three words we sum up just what makes St Margaret’s different and special.

Through good quality hospice care, what our 300 staff and near 1,000 volunteers do is take the time to get to know our patients and their loved ones; we take the time to listen to them and hear what’s important to them as they approach the end of their life. We can then take the time to care – tailoring the support we provide to help patients live as well as they can for as long as possible. 

We aim to reflect this diversity in everything we do, particularly when attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to implementing policies designed to promote equality of opportunity in our employment practice.

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Heron Drive, Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Tel: 01823 333822


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