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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.





Registered Care Manager

37.5 hours per week

£35,000 per annum + performance related bonus


We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated manager willing to set up and lead a new Registered Social Care Agency based in Fareham, Hampshire.  The Rowans Hospice Charity will be the recipient of the profits of this care agency.  The post holder will have access to the expertise of the senior management team at The Rowans Hospice, but will be directly responsible for the operational managemenet of this new service, ensuring that it meets all Care Quality Commission Standards.


The idealcandidate will have:

  • QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent
  • Proven experience of managing a carer agency
  • Experience of working in domiciliary care with a range of client groups including that frail, adults with mental, physical or learning disability and those with a life limiting illness
  • Staff recruitment, training and management experience
  • A positive attitude, with the ability to solve problems as they arise and to achieve a responsive, high quality service
  • Enhanced DBS clearance
  • Full driving licence with access to own vehicle


We are able to offer:
•    The opportunity to develop a new venture
•    To work within a supportive and caring environment
•    Competitive salary with opportunity for performance related bonus

Closing date for receipt of applications: Midday on 16 February 2016
1st Interviews will be held on 19 February 2016
2nd Interview will be held on 23 February 2016

Please submit an Application Form to HR@rowanshospice.co.uk


For further information and/or an application pack please contact Tara Blain on 023 9224 8005 or e-mail HR@rowanshospice.co.uk

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


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 For volunteering enquiries, please contact the Volunteers Office. Telephone: 023 9232 8538 or email: volunteers@rowanshospice.co.uk

Registered Charity Number 299731


Application Form


Equal Opportunities Form


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.