Why work for Sue Ryder?

We've been providing expert care for over 70 years. We put personalisation at the heart of our care provision and it’s also at the heart of our organisation, in our people, and in what we do.

We're proud of our work

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Every person who is a part of our team is different and it's our variety that makes us interesting.

Sue Ryder supports thousands of people across the UK each year in our care hubs and through community support, as well as via our online bereavement support services.

As a charity we have:

Sue Ryder also offers a range of free online bereavement support including:

We're committed to making Sue Ryder a great place to work for all of our people.


Employee benefits are role and location dependent but can include:

  • company pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday - rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays
  • competitive enhanced pay for nights, weekends and public holidays *
  • enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • enhanced sick pay
  • paid qualifications
  • company car or car allowance *
  • continuation of NHS pension *
  • NHS holiday honoured *
  • corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
  • relocation allowance
  • season ticket loan
  • cash referral bonus scheme
  • salary sacrifice car scheme
  • online wellbeing centre
  • free Will writing service
  • staff finance loans
  • free onsite parking **
  • free uniform **
  • carers leave policy
  • subsidised onsite meals and drinks **
  • structured induction programme, and learning and development opportunities.

* Role dependent
** Location dependent

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement (Employees & Volunteers)

We aim to encourage a culture where all people feel valued for the unique contribution they bring to our organisation. We seek to attract and engage people from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, ages and abilities who bring a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience.

We aim to promote an environment of equality, dignity and respect and are committed to ensuring fairness and inclusion in all our recruitment and people management processes.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments where this is possible. Please contact the recruitment team by email if you require support.  

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to amend a closing date of any opportunity that has been advertised.

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We're commited to making Sue Ryder a great place to work for our people. Each and every one of them.
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Find a local care service
We have palliative care hubs, hospices and community support in a number of different counties across England.
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Become a Sue Ryder Nurse
Sue Ryder is here to make sure everyone approaching the end of their life or living with grief can access the support they need. We're recruiting nurses, nursing assistants and care assistants in our locations throughout England.