North Yorkshire (Hybrid)
£25,751 per year FTE
Permanent, Part-time, 30-37.5, Full-time
Job description

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is an independent charity with a family of services which include Saint Michael’s, Herriot Hospice Homecare and Just ‘B’. We are not simply one organisation, but thousands of supporters, professionals, volunteers, groups and individuals who, together, make up a remarkable community of action. This community exists to ensure local people affected by terminal illness across the Harrogate district can access high quality, personalised care.

As a key member of the Community Relationships Team, the In Memory Fundraiser will have specific responsibility to build, manage and nurture relationships with supporters to raise funds from in memory giving across our brands; Saint Michael’s Hospice, Herriot Hospice Homecare and Just ‘b.’ The role will work collaboratively with the In Memory & Legacy Manager, as well as other members of the Community Relationships Team, to grow income, supporter engagement and retention across the specialism.

The role will lead on the stewardship of in memory supporters as well as assisting in organising in memoriam events, including the annual Light up a Life campaign. In addition, the role will lead on the products such as Tribute Funds and the Tree of Life as well as developing new opportunities. The ideal candidate will need to be comfortable working with recently bereaved supporters as well as capable of building successful relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


Have you been recommended to this role by a current employee as part of our recommend a friend scheme? Don’t forget to let us know after clicking apply.


Benefits include: -


  • 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata).
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Access to staff support.
  • Free group life assurance.
  • Free DBS check.
  • Free car parking at Hospice office sites. 


You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.


At North Yorkshire Hospice Care we believe that children, young people and adults should never experience abuse of any kind. Every member of our organisation has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all who encounter our services. We aim to keep people safe and to operate our services in a way that protects them; to make reporting concerns as easy as possible and respond quickly; to listen to all worries and work in partnership with individuals and agencies. All our staff and volunteers receive annual training on both adults and children/young people’s safeguarding. This impacts our recruitment processes and we have adopted a number of safer recruitment practices, which our HR and People team can talk through with you.


We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing.  Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.


North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).


For more information on the role, please contact us and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website, where a full Job Description is available. Please be aware we reserve the right to close a vacancy early if a suitable candidate is identified.


Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

More about North Yorkshire Hospice Care

North Yorkshire District Hospice Care exists to help people affected by terminal illness to live as full a life as possible. We do this by... Read more

Posted on: 04 July 2022
Closed date: 18 July 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: 202229
Tags: Fundraising

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