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About the organisation

The Hospice of St Francis is a charity that provides free, expert care for people living with life-limiting illnesses in&nb... Read more

Job Description



The Hospice of St Francis is a high profile well respected charity helping 2,000 people a year in West Hertfordshire and South Buckinghamshire. Turnover is in excess of £5m with an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission. The Hospice’s ambition is to double the reach of their care over the next 10 years because the number of local people needing hospice care is projected to rise exponentially. Four Trustees complete their terms of office over the next year and The Charity is the starting search now for new Trustees to join the Board.

Our Board of 12 Trustees meets 7 times a year. We have 4 committees chaired by Trustees meeting 3- 4 times a year.  With 6 volunteers for every employee volunteers play a huge part in our work and £8 of every £10 we spend is raised by the public.

With a track record in good governance, diversity in expertise and lived experience is highly valued. The charity is particularly looking for:

Qualified accountants with an interest in the responsibilities of Treasurer

Clinical Pharmacists with strategic experience and palliative care expertise

Fundraising experience at scale

Information Security and corporate governance expertise and knowledge

 “This is a fantastic opportunity to make an enjoyable major contribution to a well-respected local cause.  Our Board would like to hear from people with sound current or recent expertise in these areas who might be interested in becoming a Hospice of St Francis Trustee. The right candidates will play a significant part in developing our services and ensuring our future funding.” 

Alison Woodhams, Chair of the Board of Trustees

To register your simply send your CV to Marie Wilson, Head of HR using the "Apply" button.

Suitable candidates will be invited for a confidential, no-obligation discussion about the role.

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