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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 carolers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

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Vacancy: Psychosocial Care Development Lead- Full-time, Permanent



Psychosocial Care Development Lead                                    Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Band 7 (£32,171 – £41,034)


Due to a generous legacy, Ardgowan Hospice is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic, experienced, team player to join our team. An experienced, registered counsellor or psychotherapist with a qualification in clinical supervision, experience of management, training and working with volunteers you will manage a small team and lead a programme of work which will develop a range of assets-based, psychosocial care services for patients and their family members (both adults and children) enhancing current service capacity and accessibility.

Your warmth, integrity, sensitivity and excellent communication skills will enable you to carry a small caseload of people with complex psychosocial care needs whilst also supporting the multi-professional team in the assessment and care of people who face the inevitable challenges of serious illness and bereavement.

Working closely with the Income Generation team you will advise and support the development of an in memorium and legacy income generation strategy; role modelling an approach which demonstrates that fundraising within the hospice is ‘Everybody’s business’.

As a member of the clinical leadership team you will deputise for the Director of Care, as requested and represent the hospice locally and nationally on issues related to psychosocial care.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be made to Ian Marshall, Director of Care or Linda McEnhill, CEO

Tel: 01475-726830.  or Email: or


If you have the attributes and commitment we are looking for and wish to apply, please contact Laura Queen, HR Assistant for an application pack.   

Tel: 01475-726830. or Email:


Closing date for applications: Friday 8th November
Interview date: Monday 25th November

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