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Trusts and Legacy Manager

“We get to treat our patients as individuals rather than a number in a bed. Wouldn’t you love a job where you can make a real difference every day?”

You will be an experienced and professional individual who has skills to initiate, develop relationships and grow hospice income from legacies, charitable trusts, foundations and grant making bodies.  You will have excellent communication skills with the desire and knowledge to write compelling applications to grow a sustainable income stream.  If you have the passion and drive to tell the story of our outstanding work then this may be the role for you.

Location: Lancaster
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Pay: *£25,447 – £26,247 per annum (dependant on pension scheme)
Pension Scheme: 8% employer contribution (*NHS Pension Scheme available subject to eligibility)
Closing Date: 22nd November 2019

Job Purpose:

As a key member of the wider income generation team you will initiate and develop relationships to grow Hospice income from legacies, charitable trusts, foundations and grant making bodies.  Working collaboratively across all directorates you will raise the profile of the hospice and secure the wellbeing of patients, carers and their families.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Leah Brier (Head of Fundraising on 01524 382538 or email [email protected].

Please view our Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

We offer:

  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays for full time employees. Pro rata for part time
  • Life assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • High nurse to patient ratio
  • Minimum 8% employer contributions to a pension scheme (see below for further details)
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Reflective Practice Supervision Groups
  • Continuing professional development

Please click here to see more benefits available to our employees.

*NHS pension can be continued if you have contributed within the last 12 months. If you are not eligible to join the NHS pension scheme St John’s Hospice provide an 8% group scheme pension.


If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete our online Application for Employment below.

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Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Please submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Oder) 1975 (as amended in 2013). It will be necessary for a submission for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly known as a CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please complete your Application For Employment accurately ensuring you include all criminal convictions including those that would otherwise be considered ‘spent’. A fee of £48.80 is applicable for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check or £30.80 for a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check which will be carried out as part of our pre-employment check process, if applicable.

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