Prospect Hospice has been part of the Swindon community for over 40 years, caring for local people at the end of their lives. As a charity, we rely on the generous donations of the public to help us raise the vital funds we need to ensure everyone is offered our outstanding care free of charge.
Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Our café sits at the heart of our hospice in Wroughton and serves a range of delicious home cooked meals to suit all tastes. Whether you're looking to catch up with friends over lunch or relax with coffee and cake, our Heart of the Hospice café has you covered.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
Could you to deliver our new strategy and vision?
Prospect Hospice is seeking a chief executive to deliver our new strategy and vision.
Prospect Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to the people of Swindon and north east Wiltshire. We are a well-respected organisation and, having gone through considerable change over the last four years, achieved an ‘outstanding‘ CQC rating a year ago. Our current chief executive is moving on and we are now looking for a values-driven leader who can maintain a transparent and open culture to deliver our new strategy and next stage of development in a rapidly changing and challenging financial environment.
It costs £7.5 million per year to run the hospice and has significant fundraising and retail activities generating the bulk of our charitable income. We deliver our services with over 200 highly experienced staff and around 600 committed volunteers.
Working in partnership with the board of trustees, you will provide strategic, innovative leadership to ensure services are delivered to the highest standards of governance across the organisation. You will be able to demonstrate that you can empower people through change and have a track record of developing collaborative partnerships.
With highly developed communication skills, you will have the ability to communicate with enthusiasm, warmth and influence to engage at all levels. If you have a genuine passion for personalised and outstanding quality of care and can bring a collaborative leadership approach to empower the team and build the profile of the hospice then please do apply.
To arrange an informal chat about the role with our current chief executive, please contact Siobhain Acott on 01793 816119 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for the role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter via email to Siobhain Acott at email@example.com
The salary will be appropriate to the level of this role and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
To download a copy of the application pack, with further information about the hospice and the role, please click below.
Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web