St Christopher's Hospice
London, Greater London
£33,307 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About us

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a leading Hospice who aspires to a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to care and support, whenever and wherever they need it. St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 7,500 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Your new role

We have an exciting new role that has arisen for a dynamic and highly organised individual, to join our unique, brand new education and learning focused facility which lies at the heart of St Christopher’s Sydenham site. You will be responsible for coordinating a range of informal learning opportunities in collaboration with key groups in our community, such as carers, teachers, under-represented groups, LGBTQi groups and faith groups. You will also coordinate conferences, one day events, longer-term installations in the Centre and information sessions for members of the community - to be delivered by welfare, social work, nurses etc. You will be confident and assured enough to act as the as the lead ambassador for the Centre, championing its activities and coordinating the work of Centre Ambassadors (volunteers) to do the same.

To succeed in this role

  • You will hold a relevant degree/HND/HNC or equivalent level qualification and/or relevant demonstrable experience.
  • You will have a breadth of experience coordinating conferences, events and complex meetings successfully.
  • You will need to be an excellent communicator both written and verbally, and have the ability to plan and co-ordinate a range of activities and stakeholders.
  • It is important that you are confident using a wide range of technology including all MS Office programmes, video conferencing and event management systems (i.e. event booking, database).
  • Due to the busy nature of the role it is crucial that you are able to manage your time and prioritise work effectively, while working effectively under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Last and certainly not least, you will be a personable and positive individual, and show commitment to the core values of the organisation.

If this sounds like you, we will be excited to hear from you!

Benefits of joining St Christopher’s

  • You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community
  • Access to excellent training and development opportunities
  • Season ticket loans
  • A number of health and wellbeing schemes
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
  • Working from home options
  • Access to plenty of free local street parking.

Closing Date:  15th March 2021 at 9:00am

Interview Date: 18th March 2021

In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.

Posted on: 02 March 2021
Closed date: 15 March 2021
Job ref: 130195CHJ
Tags: Admin, Operations