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Chief executive

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 siobhainacott@prospect-hospice.net.

To apply for the role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter via email to Siobhain Acott at  siobhainacott@prospect-hospice.net

Closing date: Monday 12 December 2022

Interviews will be held in early January 2023

The salary will be appropriate to the level of this role and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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To download a copy of the application pack, with further information about the hospice and the role, please click below.

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