Job Opportunities

  • Physiotherapist at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Community Physiotherapist (Part time) at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Community Physiotherapist – Part Time

    Duration: 3 days a week.

    Location: Thiruvananthapuram (Palode, Muttacaud & within the City limits)

    Qualification: Bachelors/Masters in Physiotherapy

    Experience: 1- 2 years

    Required: Valid driving license & 2 wheeler

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Manage a clinical caseload of palliative patients in community as well as Inpatient Unit.
    • Lead and develop empowering patient focused therapeutic groups.
    • To support physiotherapy practice in a variety of care settings as part of the wider patient/caregiver support team.
    • To work with the education department on delivering quality education in Palliative rehabilitation to the wider clinical community.
    • Act as a role model demonstrating the highest standards of enabling palliative rehabilitative care and providing clinical leadership to others to do the same.
    • Promotes a culture that supports self-management independence and embeds patient and community involvement within the sphere of practice.
    • Contributes to the development, management and promotion of the service ensuring the delivery of high-quality rehabilitative palliation
    • Collates and evaluates data to provide evidence of productivity, outcomes and quality Accountable for professional decision making etc.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Quality Management System Executive/ Sr. Executive at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Quality Management System Executive/Sr. Executive at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Quality Management System Executive/Sr. Executive

    Job Location: Thiruvananthapuram – Head Office, Pallium India

    Qualification

    Graduate/Post Graduate in clinical research/ Health Sciences/ related field.

    Experience

    5 to 7 years’ experience in handling Quality Management System preferably in health care sector.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Develop, implement, maintain and improve organisation wide quality assurance systems & processes.
    • Support the development of SOPs, implementation and review.
    • Coordinate and facilitate QMS internal/external audits – audit planning, implementation, feedback and re-audit as required.
    • Responsible for measuring performance , identify areas of improvements, designing necessary analytical tools, policies, training and processes and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Responsible for data management system – develop, record, report and monitor quality data on performance for effective decision making.
    • Ensures programmes & services are implemented at their high standards and the patients receive the highest level of care (quality care).
    • Responsible for monitoring & updating policies & procedures to include regulatory changes.

    Desired Skills
    • Expertise in numerical and statistical analysis
    • Certification such as  CPHQ/CQA is an advantage
    • Exposure to internal/external audit process
    • Proficiency with precision measuring tools
    • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
    • Strong knowledge of calibration and ability to read blue prints
    • Impeccable communication, presentation & organisational skills.
    • Should be process-oriented

    How to apply

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Head – Human Resources at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications from eligible candidates to the post of Head – Human Resources.

    Job Title: Head – Human Resources

    No. of vacancies: 1

    Place of Job: Pallium India Trust, Aisha Memorial Hospital Building, Paruthikuzhy, Manacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

    Reporting to: CEO, Pallium India

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Oversee the entire spectrum of human resources function.
    • Build effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders including volunteers to define & lead initiatives to support the achievement of organizational goals.
    • Design, Develop & Implement HR strategies Systems, Policies, Processes & HR Best Practices
    • Build a Leadership pipeline at all levels to ensure seamless, sustainable & rapid growth
    • Lead a high performing team & execution of change programmes
    • Act as an advocate of the organization’s values and culture to create the best work environment that rewards high performance.
    • Contribute to the creation of a high performing organization through the development of Human Capital.
    • Administer volunteer management – monitor, evaluate and accredit volunteers. Liaise with departments or organizations & develop partnerships and role descriptions based on the needs of the organization
    • Ensure effective HR administration processes.
    • Ensures compliance with Pallium India’s values, policies and standards, and ensures compliance with all statutory requirements
    • Implement an HRMS to achieve organizational objectives

    Key Requirements

    • Master’s in Business Administration – Human Resources, or related field.
    • 20 years plus experience within a leadership role in Human resources. Exposure to NGO/Social Service sector is an advantage.
    • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of Human Resources Management.
    • In-depth understanding of employment legislation & Statutory requirements
    • Excellent communication & computer skills.
    • Proficient in English, Malayalam & Hindi

    How to apply:

    Please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Lead – Resource Mobilisation at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Lead – Resource Mobilisation at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Lead – Resource Mobilisation

    Job Location: Thiruvananthapuram – Head Office, Pallium India

    Nature of Job: Fund Raising, Communication, Partnerships, Sustainability, Financial management.

    About the Role

    Reporting to: CEO, Pallium India

    Pallium India is rapidly growing in our ability to profoundly impact the lives of those suffering from serious health related suffering. As we expand our operations to all across the country through our partnerships and collaborations, we are looking for a senior and strong leader to conceptualise and implement a fully integrated resource mobilisation strategy. As a member of the CxO suite will work towards achieving our dream for a Pain-free India by 2030 and ensure an amazing donor experience. Of particular importance in 2022 & 2023 is our plan to build our own model palliative care facility in Thiruvananthapuram.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • To conceptualise, develop and implement a fully integrated fundraising strategy that can propel Pallium India towards its ambitious goal of a Pain-free India.
    • Build a robust database of CSR and Grant sources, and develop a systemic action plan on how to approach them, engage with them, and partner with them to establish Palliative Care Centres and implement associated programs all across the country.
    • To constantly be on the lookout for new sources of funding and support from across governments, institutions and private grants who share our vision. To proactively look ahead, anticipate growth targets, plan out fundraising activities and ensure that no programs for the needy are left undone due to shortage of resources.
    • To create a donor experience that delights our donors, values them, provides them a clear line of sight to where their funds are going and proves to them that every rupee they gave from their hard earned money is spent wisely and prudently. Not everyone gives all the time, but live and breathe Pallium India’s conviction that without an engaged community and participation, we will not be able to significantly impact the life of the millions who are in agony due to their health conditions.
    • Own and manage routine and ad hoc communication protocols with our past, current and future donors to keep them updated on what we are doing with their money.
    • Closely track effectiveness of these reach outs and iterate on strategy based on the performance of these activities.
    • Work with the CEO and CFO to prepare annual fundraising plans, budgets and goals to align with Pallium India’s growth towards its Vision. Responsible for meeting these fundraising revenue targets based on the goals.
    • Mentor and groom the team members to be effective in their jobs to develop engaged donors, and be extremely careful with where the spend goes.
    • To oversee project management of various programs of Pallium India, thereby ensuring that the funds are precisely reaching where they are intended to. Give early warnings about overspend or underspend since many of the programs on the ground are hard to change once set in motion. Report program updates to stakeholders and donors.
    • Act as part of the leadership tier, with strong communication, constructive contributions and practical troubleshooting. Be hands on as required.
    • Ensure that all legal requirements are met, statutory filings are performed on time, foreign funds are appropriately accounted for and any early warnings are appropriately escalated to the leadership and board.
    • Recommend and set up a Customer Relationship Management tool to closely manage this database, and track all interactions with them across time.
    • Coordinate Fundraising for a new HOME:
    • Own and drive the fundraising activities, to establish a new model palliative care facility (HOME) in Thiruvananthapuram.
    • Support/Coordinate with international volunteers and donors to provide reports, collaterals and other material to raise international funds for the construction.
    • Leverage the spike of activities related to HOME to formalise a professional fundraising methodology for Pallium India that can drive us through this decade.
    • Coordinate a 2 year global capital campaign in the USA, UK and Rest of World led by Pallium India Board of Trustees.

    Requirements
    • Post Graduate with 15+ years of national work experience, managing a diverse fundraising portfolio and a proven track record.
    • Skilled in Communication (English and Hindi. Malayalam will be good have)
    • Well networked, proven ability to partner for mutual good, Hands-on approach,
    • Process and Data driven, Marketing
    • A track record of having raised funds from Grants, CSR and other sources.
    • A good understanding of the CSR / FCRA rules
    • Able to work with and grow a strong team
    • Social media and other communication channels expertise
    • Belief in Pallium India’s mission and adherence to its core values.
    • Strong analytical mind and data interpretation and presentation skills.

    Desirable
    • International work experience
    • Lived experience in palliative care, including as a volunteer.

    Travel

    As needed.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Communications Manager at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Communications Manager at Trivandrum.

    Job Title: Communications Manager

    Job Location: Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Nature of Job: Strategic communication, Social media messaging, Content design

    About the Role

    Reporting to: Division Head

    Pallium India is growing in our ability to impact the lives of those suffering from serious health related issues. We are looking for an energetic and passionate Communications Manager who can help tell our stories to our stakeholders. You would use your expertise in content creation, content design and social media marketing to deliver effective content that needs to be shared.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Understand our communication needs and opportunities by discussing our activities with team members.
    • Closely observe our activities on the field and identify opportunities to communicate better.
    • Based on your understanding, craft a communications strategy on how best to tell our stories.
    • Identify sources of content, from our various events, partner collaborations or news of relevance to the palliative care community.
    • Create rich content of various formats that can convey to our stakeholders what we do and the impact we are making on the ground. (Content can be in the form of articles, blog posts, case studies, brochures, infographics, short videos, compelling images and any other format that can convey our messages effectively. Content presentation might also include design and themes, graphic creations, painting or other creative material.)
    • Have an understanding of the various channels available to post the content, the power and pitfalls of each, and be able to judge the optimal ways to deliver the content.
    • Possess the ability to do a performance review of how well we are communicating and suggest ways to finetune the message.
    • Develop an intuitive understanding of the quality of the content, how to source it, effective formats of presentation, frequency of posting and specific audiences to reach.

    Requirements
    • Graduation in Relevant field
    • Expertise in English and Malayalam languages (both oral and written), and familiarity with Hindi.
    • Social Media expertise.
    • Familiarity with media channels like Print, TV and news channels.
    • Pleasant personality, to interact with the different team members and to collect/provide them with communications artifacts.
    • Ability to represent Pallium India externally
    • Self-driven, to identify what needs to be done and then do what it takes to deliver results.
    • Exposure to tools like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and other programs to get essential work done with little help from outside.
    • Experience working with agencies and freelancers to outsource as needed.

    Desirable
    • Post-Graduation in Relevant field
    • Experience living in different parts of the country and exposure to varied cultures and life experiences.
    • Exposure to Palliative care or other services to provide relief from suffering (including as a Volunteer)

    Travel

    Domestic, as needed.

    Salary & Benefits

    Compensation: Rs.40,000 – Rs.70,000 per month
    Reimbursement: Travel and accommodation expenses for outstation travel, Travel expenses for official visits while in Trivandrum (HQ)
    Tax deductions: TDS and other deductions, as applicable

    How to apply

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

  • Community Social Officer at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Community Social Officer at Trivandrum. 

    Job Title: Community Social Officer

    Job Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

    Reporting to: Head-Community Engagement

    Qualifications: MSW

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Conduct Awareness programme on Palliative Care
    • Community Mobilization for Palliative care
    • Conduct events and engage the community in Palliative case activities
    • Engage the fund-raising activities with the use of print and visual media
    • Any other responsibilities assigned by the reporting officers.

    Salary & Benefits

    Permanent employee
    Compensation: ₹16,500 per month
    Reimbursement: Travel and accommodation expenses for outstation travel, Travel expenses for official visits while in Trivandrum (HQ)
    Tax deductions: TDS and other deductions, as applicable

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Community Nurse at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Pallium India invites applications to the post of Community Nurse at Trivandrum. 

    Job Title: Community Nurse

    Job Location: Poovar & Muttakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

    Reporting to: Nursing-in-charge

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Communicate/follow up with the link center nurse.
    • Identify new patients.
    • Visit and follow up with the patients regularly.
    • Deliver monthly medicines.
    • Deliver food kits.
    • Coordinate with the link center OPD.
    • Mobilize volunteers.
    • Checking Vitals of the patient.
    • Schedule meetings within the community.
    • Identify challenges faced in the community.
    • Visiting TIPS once a week to coordinate the activities.
    • Mobilizing community support for the family with volunteers and engaging Grama Panchayats and other line departments.
    • Prepare reports on a daily/weekly basis and submit to Pallium India.

    Qualifications: ANM / Any Nursing background

    Skill sets required
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to build strong relationships with patients and other local body institutions
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Documentation skills.

    Experience: Minimum Two years in Community Support Activities

    Gender: Any

    Mandatory: Should have Driving license and be in possession of own two-wheeler

    Compensation

    On fixed term contract.
    Compensation: ₹10,000 – ₹15,000 pm Plus Travelling Allowances (As per actuals)

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Staff Nurse at Pallium India, Trivandrum

    Job Title: Staff Nurse

    Place of Job: Pallium India, Thiruvananthapuram

    Reporting to: Section Head – Nursing

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • As a palliative care Staff Nurse, provide symptom management, pain relief and supportive care for the patient in inpatient care, outpatient clinic and home-based care.
    • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care.
    • Facilitate information sharing and decision-making regarding patient care.
    • Consult with fellow physicians and the interdisciplinary team in establishing a written plan of care at intervals specified in the plan.
    • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
    • Assist in the development of standards of care and practice.
    • Participate first and organize academic sessions and training programs for skill development.
    • Facilitate and participate awareness campaigns in the community.
    • Collaborate with similar Palliative care organizations and oncology community to create awareness and advocate for palliative care in India and overseas.
    • Undertake and guide research and projects in the field of Palliative care.

    Salary & Benefits:

    Permanent employee
    Compensation: ₹18,000/- per month
    Reimbursement: Travel and accommodation expenses for outstation travel, Travel expenses for official visits while in Trivandrum (HQ)
    Tax deductions: TDS and other deductions, as applicable

    Qualification: B.Sc. Nursing

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

    For more information write to: career@palliumindia.org

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Palliative Care Nurse at EIPC, Kolkata

    Eastern India Palliative Care (EIPC), Kolkata invites applications to the post of Palliative Care Nurse from experienced, registered nurses who are interested to work in Palliative Care.

    Place of Job: EIPC, Kolkata

    Essential: They should be able to do Home Visits in Kolkata and suburbs independently, do dressings for wounds from advanced cancers, be able to triage palliative patients appropriately so that those who need medication are provided a home visit by a Palliative Care Doctor.

    They will also need to attend Barrackpore Palliative Care Clinic once a week.

    Working Hours: 9-5pm 6 days a week.

    Salary: ₹30,000 per month.

    How to apply: 

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org Please specify in the email subject that you are applying for the opening of Palliative Care Nurse at EIPC, Kolkata.

    For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

  • Palliative Care Physician at Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre

    Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Silchar, Assam invites applications to the post of Palliative Care Physician from doctors who are passionate about palliative care.

    No. of Requirements: 2 (Nos.)

    Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

    Remuneration: Depends on Qualification & Experience

    Place of Job: Cachar Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Silchar, Assam

    Essential Qualification: M.B.B.S / B.D.S recognized by National Medical Council or Dental Council of India

    Desired Qualification: Trained in Palliative Care

    Experience: Minimum one year experience in palliative care desirable.

    How to apply: 

    Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to ravi.kannan@cacharcancerhospital.org

Internship Opportunities

“I want to make a difference.”

For many young people, especially those who may be considering a career in the healthcare professions, that sentiment probably has a familiar ring to it.
Internships often can provide vital first-hand experience and insights that will help students decide upon their fields of study as well as their career path. For college students studying in fields such as medicine, medical social work, nursing, psychology, public health or any other field, an internship with Pallium India could provide you an eye-opening experience. To apply for an internship with us, please send in your resume to career@palliumindia.org with the subject as “Application for Internship”.