We are an award-winning Hospice providing supportive and palliative care for our patients, their families and carers across South Warwickshire and the North Cotswolds.

We offer a diverse range of services including nursing and therapies in our Day Hospice, 24/7 Hospice at Home, Adult Counselling and Family Support Services and bespoke services for young people, including children’s bereavement service, support for young carers and support for 16-24 year olds with a life limiting illness.

At the Shakespeare Hospice our values underpin everything we do, providing responsive, compassionate care for our community, putting patients and their families first.

During the recruitment process we will ask you how you demonstrate these values in the work environment. 

If you would like to be part of a dedicated team and make a difference to those needing our support, then we would like to hear from you.


KENILWORTH SHOP MANAGER - 12 month contract.

We are currently recruiting for a Kenilworth Shop Manager to work effectively and efficiently to maximise income for the Hospice. 

Focussing on sales, merchandising, stock rotation and excellent customer service, you will develop and lead a cohesive team to raise funds for and promote the work of The Shakespeare Hospice (Hospice) within the local community.

Salary    £16,090 - £19,155 (Pro-Rata)   per annum depending upon experience.  

Hours of Work: 30 hours over 4 days (alternate Saturday working is required)

Closing date: 10th October   2019   -    Interview date: 16th October 2019

The post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further details and/or an application pack please contact: or telephone: 01789 266852.

Download the job description here


*For 'BANK' roles (below) - The hours of work are not fixed or specified.  The Hospice may offer you work but has no obligation to do so.  You have no obligation to accept work, if offered.


To provide 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 based at our seven shops across Warwickshire and the North Cotswolds selling a variety of quality goods which have been donated by the generous public. The Avenue Farm shop in Stratford Upon Avon and the Kenilworth shop are now both dedicated 'Donation Stations'. There is also 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, Henley in Arden, Alcester and Stratford upon Avon x 3) we would be interested in hearing from you.

The Hospice may offer you work but has no obligation to do so.  You have no obligation to accept work, if offered.

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


Hours of work: flexible including weekends

Our Furniture shop in Stratford upon Avon needs Van Drivers to join the team in undertaking collections and deliveries for 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 Bank role requiring a flexible and responsive approach to shifts 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.

Interview Date: TBC in Stratford upon Avon

Download the application form here

Download the job description here.

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

*The Hospice may offer you work but has no obligation to do so. You have no obligation to accept work, if offered.

Please email any questions to:

To apply for any of the job roles listed please fill out an application form and email it to:

Click here to download an Application Form


Family Support

Our Family Support Services include Children and Family Support Service, Bereavement Support, Counselling, Chaplaincy and Social Work Service.

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How to Get Involved

The Shakespeare Hospice is keen to forge links with our local business community.

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Hospice at home

Our Hospice at Home team enable patients to stay at home with specialist nursing care in their last few weeks of life

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Volunteer in Our Shops

Volunteering in The Shakespeare Hospice shops lets you meet new people and provides valuable work experience and new skills.

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