The Shakespeare Hospice is an award winning Hospice offering services and facilities to day care patients, Hospice@Home, carers, and transitional young people with life limiting illnesses.  We offer counselling, complementary therapy, diversional therapy, occupational health and physiotherapy to our patients, carers and their families across Shakespeare country and the North Cotswolds.


To provide this care and innovate further we need raise £2 million a year and our seven shops across the county help towards achieving this. 

We are looking for people who enjoy the social aspect of working in a retail environment.  You will have excellent communication skills, be able to problem solve and enjoy making sales to help us reach our targets.

As a Bank Retail Manager the hours are varied, and if you are flexible about locations, you can enjoy working with our teams across our eight shops including three furniture shops, a boutique, bookshop/coffee shop and ‘traditional’ charity shops who sell a huge range of donated goods; clothing and bric a brac. If you have a preference to a particular shop (Kenilworth, Wellesbourne, Moreton in Marsh, Henley, Alcester and Stratford upon Avon x 3) we would be interested in hearing from you.

Competitive rates of pay.

Download the application form here.

Job description can be downloaded here.

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

For any further information please contact Jenny Rigby, HR Manager, on 01789 333328 or e-mail recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk


Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Salary £21,331 - £24,816 pa dependent on skills and experience

This role is responsible for delivering a successful programme of fundraising from the corporate sector to an agreed annual target.   In addition, the postholder will secure Charity of the Year applications, sponsorship of conferences and events, and generate income though a variety of corporate fundraising initiatives and general donations; and develop new strong and profitable corporate relationships as well as retaining and managing existing corporate partnerships.

Working collaboratively with the Fundraising Manager, peer fundraising and marketing colleagues, the Corporate Fundraiser will demonstrate exceptional communication, organisational and networking skills and exemplary corporate supporter care.  You will have the ability to think strategically and creatively and support the Fundraising Manager in the delivery of Fundraising Strategy implementation plans.    

The hours of work are 37.5 per week worked flexibly over the week, this role will involve some evenings and weekend work.

A full driving licence and the use of a car is essential for this post.

A Standard DBS Check will be required for this post

Download the application form here.

Job description can be downloaded here

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday, 9th May 2018

Interview date: Wednesday, 16th May 2018


Stratford upon Avon, Moreton in Marsh and Kenilworth

Work base flexible

Full time - 37.5 hours per week.

Due to the continued success of our furniture stores we are looking to recruit a full time Manager to work effectively and efficiently with the Assistant Managers at each of our 3 furniture stores and their teams, focusing on establishing consistently high standards of retail practice in customer service, sales, merchandising, stock rotation, staff development and collection/deliveries across the three stores.  You will establish cohesive teams to promote the work of The Shakespeare Hospice within the local communities.

A Disclosure and Barring Service check, at the appropriate level, will be required for this position.

Download the application form here.

Download the job description here.

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

Closing date:  Friday, 25th May 2018

Interview Date: Thursday, 31st May 2018


Moreton in Marsh

£15,268.50 per annum pro rata

As part of its plans for growth and expansion, The Shakespeare Hospice is launching an exciting new Furniture Shop in Moreton in Marsh in March 2018. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative retail sales and driving team for this new venture.

The Moreton in Marsh Furniture shop needs a Van Driver/Retail Assistant to join the team in undertaking collections and deliveries and selling and merchandising the stock within the Furniture shop.

Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and be motivated, flexible and a team player. Previous experience in a similar retail role would be beneficial. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to drive a large van is essential.

It is a part time role working 15 hours per week to be worked over 2 days on a rota basis, including some weekends; flexibility over hours is essential to meet the needs of the service.

Some duties are physically demanding including some heavy lifting and moving of large items; for which training will be given and equipment provided.

Closing Date: Thursday, 17th May 2018

Interview Date: Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 in Stratford upon Avon

Email recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk and visit our website for more details. 

Download the application form here.

Download the job description here.

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

Closing date:  Friday, 25th May 2018

Interview Date: Thursday, 31st May 2018

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