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.
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.
Steer how we raise vital fund to offer outstanding care
Prospect Hospice is an ‘Outstanding’ provider of end-of-life care in Wiltshire, supporting over 1,700 patients and their families each year. We deliver excellent, personalised and compassionate care for everyone affected by a life-limiting illness, providing a broad range of services with our nurses, doctors and therapists supporting patients at our hospice in Wroughton, and in their own homes and care homes. We raise over £8m annually, three quarters of which comes from our very generous community via our fundraising, retail and lottery teams, with the balance from our supportive NHS partners.
We have been on a mission to improve the quality of our services over the last few years and have been successfully awarded the highest ‘Outstanding’ grade by the Care Quality Commission.
This strong foundation of high-quality care enables us to focus now on our growth and sustainability. We have created a new post of director of income generation to lead our fundraising, retail and lottery teams, and to develop and implement a sustainable income strategy that will enable us to continue and expand our services.
As the director of income generation, you will report to our new chief executive as a member of our executive team. Key responsibilities will include:
To succeed, you will need to bring significant experience of fundraising in the charity sector, with a proven track record of delivering growth and diversification. We are looking for strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop teams across different disciplines and locations. As a director, you will work as part of a collaborative leadership team and will share a commitment to the vision, mission and values of Prospect Hospice.
This is an excellent opportunity for a senior fundraising professional to broaden their leadership experience and join a much-loved community charity with significant potential for growth and development across their portfolio of responsibility.
Closing date: 30 October 2023 Salary: circa £80,000 per year
Application will be via a CV and supporting statement.
For further information about the role and appointment process please below to be directed to download the recruitment pack.
Prospect Hospice is committed to encouraging a diverse and inclusive working environment. We recognise that promoting diversity and eliminating discrimination in our workplace will bring benefits for our people, our business and the communities we serve.
We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are provided with equality of opportunity in employment and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, offending background, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Prospect Hospice is committed to promoting the wellbeing of all adults and children who use our services, ensuring that they live a life that is free from harm, abuse and neglect. We work in an open and transparent way and encourage staff, volunteers, patients and families to raise any safeguarding concerns.
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