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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.


 

BANK RETAIL MANAGERS VACANCIES

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, Head of HR, on 01789 333328 or e-mail recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

 


TRUSTEES

The Shakespeare Hospice needs new Trustees who share the same passion to serve our community and who will provide expert advice to our Senior Management Team to ensure that we are able to deliver our services today, tomorrow and for always.

We are looking for Trustees with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Information Technology
  • Data Governance
  • Risk Management

Our Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for financial governance and information technology as well as having a key role in risk management.  We are seeking new trustees to join this committee who are either IT professionals or from a risk management background.

Our new Trustees should be able to demonstrate appropriate professional skills and have experience of operating at a board/senior level, possibly as CIO.  They will need to be strategic thinkers as well as having excellent communication and interpersonal skills. An empathy with Hospice philosophy is essential.

All Trustees are required to attend 6 Board Meetings per annum, plus 2 half day strategic planning days and the AGM. They are also expected to attend monthly meetings of the committee to which they are aligned, providing advice and support to the Senior Management Team within their specific area of expertise.

Further information use this link to download ‘The Twenty Minute Guide to being a Hospice Trustee’. http://hospiceuk.org/what-we-offer/governance-support/governance-publications

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee at the Hospice, then please send your CV to Alison Kane:akane@theshakespearehospice.org.uk by by Friday, 27th July 2018     


COMMUNITY RELATIONS FUNDRAISER

Hours of work: 37.5 per week worked flexibly over 5 days per week; this role will involve some evenings and weekend work

Salary: £21,331 - £24,816 per annum

The key responsibilities of the role are to  develop and maintain successful relationships within the corporate sector, community, and education establishments; seeking to work collaboratively with volunteers and community based groups proactively seeking out new income generation opportunities  and other forms of support for the Hospice.  The role involves delivering a portfolio of fundraising events, appeals and activities and retaining and managing existing support through exemplary standards of supporter care.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential for this role to work with corporate partners, volunteers, community groups and other team members; along with the ability to research, plan and prioritise short, medium and long term activity and implement initiatives to grow existing and new income streams. Demonstrable past experience within a fundraising role, successfully delivering a portfolio of events and  maximising income from a variety of fundraising campaigns and partnerships is essential.

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

An appropriate level of DBS check will be required for this role

Download the application form here

Download the job description here

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

Deadline for Applications: Monday,16th July 2018

Interview Date:   Wednesday, 25th July 2018

For further details email: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk,


STORE MANAGER, BOUTIQUE, STRATFORD UPON AVON

Hours of work: 37.5

Salary range: £16,090 to £19,155 per annum dependent upon experience

Our Boutique Store in Stratford upon Avon delivers a significant contribution to our retail income each year and we need an experienced Store Manager, with creative flair and drive, to motivate the shop team to deliver this.   Reporting to the Retail Manager, you will focus on meeting shop sales targets, reporting compliance requirements and leading the team to maximise income.

This will be subject to our standard recruitment checks, including relevant level of DBS.

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:  Close of business Friday, 13th July 2018

Interviews: Friday, 20th July 2018

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tracy Holdback, Retail Manager, on 01789 266852. 


 ASSISTANT MANAGER, BOOKSHOP AND COFFEE SHOP, STRATFORD UPON AVON

Hours of work: 22.5 hours per week

Salary Range: £15,726 - £16,570 per annum pro rata

Our retail stores are vital in raising funds for the Hospice activities, and our Book & Coffee shop is one of our most successful stores.  We are looking to recruit a part time Assistant Manager to work effectively and efficiently with the Book and Coffee Shop Manager and team to maximise income for the Hospice, focussing on sales, merchandising, collections and deliveries, stock rotation and excellent customer service. 

Based in Rother Street, this store stocks a wide range of books for adults, children and collectors, vinyls, CDs, sheet music, with an online presence.  The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills as well as previous Retail management experience.

This will be subject to our standard recruitment checks, including relevant level of DBS.

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:  Close of business Friday, 13th July 2018

Interview Date:  Friday, 20th July 2018

For more information, please email: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or for an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tracy Holdback, Retail Manager, on 01789 266852

  

                                          

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