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Working for us

We have a proud history of excellence and innovation in hospice care. We know that our success is due to the people who work for us, so we value our staff as our greatest asset.

The Rowans Hospice is a friendly, supportive and service driven work environment. We have a talented and committed team of staff and volunteers. They come from a variety of backgrounds and contribute a huge range of skills – from nursing to fundraising, from catering to counselling.

We have a multi-million pound turnover and employ approximately 300 people with over 1,500 volunteers across the Hospice and The Trading Company.

We operate with integrity and aim to make coming to work for us a rewarding experience. We give training to volunteers and offer all staff opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills through professional development.


Recruitment Event – 27 June 2015

We are holding our second recruitment event on Saturday 27 June 2015 from 10am at The Rowans Hospice.  We are recruiting for trained and untrained nurses to join our bank and for Volunteers, in particular Hospice Companions and Complimentary Therapists.


If you would like an application pack please email hr@rowanshospice.co.uk.




• SHOP MANAGER – 37.5hrs per week
• SALES ASSISTANT – 22.5hrs per week (Person Spec)

We are looking for candidates to meet the following criteria:
• Retail experience, ideally charity although not essential
• Knowledge of furniture, quality and pricing
• Understanding or experience of working with Volunteers


CLOSING DATE: 10th June 2015 at 12 noon
INTERVIEW DATE: 18th June 2015


Group Member required for The Rowans Hospice Ethics Executive Group (unremunerated)


The Rowans Hospice is searching for a member of the public with an interest in Ethics and Research, and with the time to be part of The Rowans Hospice Ethics Executive Group (EEG).
The EEG is made up of members from various backgrounds in research, medicine, nursing, education, spiritual support, psychology, and those with an interest in ethical questions and research.
The Rowans Hospice Ethics Executive Group (EEG) exists to:
• advise the Board of Trustees with regard to ethical practice within The Rowans Hospice in relation to clinical practice and  research
• support and challenge clinical staff in the discussion and exploration of ethical issues
• discuss and analyse the ethical implications for all research proposals
• advise the Board of Trustees on the ethical dimension of policy making
• contribute to the protection of the good name of The Rowans Hospice
• facilitate and encourage ethical research aimed at the advancement of palliative care, treatment and continuing care
• protect and promote the interests of patients and staff of the Hospice and others, including relatives and carers, who have been identified as potential research subjects
• support the Clinical Quality Strategy Group
• review and approve Research Policy/Guidelines
We are looking for someone to join the EEG who has an interest in research and who is willing to support the hospice in the ethical discussions that The Hospice needs guidance on.
Please send a CV with a covering letter explaining why this role appeals to you. 
Closing Date: 12th June 2015



For further information and/or an application pack please contact Tara Blain on 02392 248005 or e-mail tara.blain@rowanshospice.co.uk.


To view our Equal Opportunity policy and to download an Application Form, go to resources


Go to volunteering for more information about becoming a volunteer.


For volunteering enquiries call Judy Halpin or Denise Fry 023 9232 8538/9. Alternatively email judy.halpin@rowanshospice.co.uk  

Registered Charity Number 299731


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Volunteer with us.

Whatever your age or interests, we provide many opportunities to volunteer at The Rowans Hospice. Serve meals, work in a shop, help in the hospice or drive for us.


Shop with us.

Bag yourself a bargain and support us at the same time. Visit our shops and see our great range of new and donated goods. You can donate as you shop by giving us anything you no longer want.


How to help.

Discover the exciting ways you can fundraise and get involved with The Rowans Hospice. From abseiling to family walks and business fun days, we.ve got great events for everyone.