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We’re looking for a:

  • Part-time Caretaker (closes 5th March)
  • Staff Nurse (closes 9th March)
  • Senior Finance Officer (Closes Wednesday 10th March)

to join our fun, vibrant team!

See the foot of this page for role descriptions and application details.

If there is nothing suitable then why not have a look at our Current Volunteer Vacancies. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers if you have a few hours to spare.

Getting to Ardgowan Hospice

Commuting to Ardgowan Hospice couldn’t be easier if you live in or outside of Inverclyde. We’re around 25 miles from Glasgow City Centre and with nearby public transport links and quick access to the A8 & M8, your journey will be a breeze.

By Train

We’re a five minute walk from Greenock West Station where Scotrail runs a fast and frequent service to Glasgow Central Station.

By Bus

We’re less than five minutes from the Kilblain Street bus station where the following McGill’s services run frequently to and from Glasgow, dropping you nearly on our doorstep:  901, 904, 906 and 907.

By Car

Simply follow the M8/A8 towards Greenock from Glasgow, we are less than half a mile from the main road.

While you’re here

Inverclyde boasts many local amenities such as popular eateries, leisure facilities (including gyms, theatres and Scotland’s oldest outdoor heated pool), shopping opportunities (including a mall, retail park and Gourock main street – number one in the list for unique independent traders in Scotland), parks, sports clubs, stunning views over the Clyde and more.

You can enjoy lunch along the Esplanade watching Cruise liners in the Summer or see the Christmas decorations and carollers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

Get in touch for your job application pack today!

Part-time Caretaker - Closes Friday 5th March 2021

Part-time Caretaker

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm;

Week on/off basis;

42.5 hours per fortnight

Band 2

Our Maintenance team are currently looking to employ a part-time caretaker on a week on/off basis to help support the Maintenance Manager and our current team of bank caretakers.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is a team player, willing to work under orders/pressure, able to use initiative and have good communication skills.

It is essential that the successful applicant has a clean driving licence and a good knowledge of general maintenance (plumbing, lighting, joinery etc.). Experience of manual handling training would also be preferred.

Duties will include supporting medical, catering, shops, and other teams  within the organisation.

The successful applicant will be required to work within health and safety guidelines in all areas of work.

For an application pack, please contact our Hr department by email:

The closing date for return of applications is 9.00am on Friday 5th March 2021

Staff Nurse - Closes Tuesday 9th March 2021

Staff Nurse

Band 5
34.5 hours per week

The Hospice is currently looking to recruit a Registered General Nurse.  The role would be for 34.5 hours per week, including night shifts.


Ardgowan Hospice is looking for nurses who want to make a positive contribution to patient care.

For the above role candidates must have an interest in palliative care and 2 years’ experience in a health care setting involving the delivery of nursing care.

Experience of the delivery of palliative care would be an advantage.

Evidence of current NMC registration will be required prior to start date. This post requires PVG Scheme Membership.

Informal enquiries for the above role can be made to Carol Pyper, IPU Lead Nurse, IPU. Tel: 01475-726830. Email:

If you have the attributes and commitment we are looking for and wish to apply for one of the above role, please contact our HR team for an application pack or Tel: 01475-726830. Email:

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 9th March 2021.


Senior Finance Officer - Closes Wednesday 10th March

Senior Finance Officer
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,414


Ardgowan Hospice is currently looking to recruit a Senior Finance Officer to work in our small busy team, working in close collaboration with our Finance Manager and Head of Finance. This is a fixed term role, until 31st July 2021.

Key responsibilities include assisting in ensuring the integrity and accuracy of financial data held within the department.  Supporting the provision of high- quality management information to support decision making throughout the organisation.  Responsible for finance system administration and supporting users of the information contained within. Lead on the implementation of a new electronic telecommunication system within the organisation.   This is a varied role which will require experience of and a sound understanding of finance procedures, a keen eye for detail, the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and excellent organisational skills.

You must have a relevant accountancy, business qualification or equivalent experience. Experience in using Sage50 Cloud Accounting Software is essential. Good knowledge of Microsoft Packages, particularly Excel is also required. In addition, you will have effective communication skills and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

If you have the attributes and commitment we are looking for, and wish to apply for the role above, please contact our Hr Team for an application pack Email:

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th March