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HospiceCare Vacancies

Vacancy - Finance Manager (Full-time, permanent)

Hours: 5 days/week (37.5 hours) (4 days per week would be considered)

Salary:  £35000p.a. (full time)

Location: Alnwick or Berwick

Closing date 9.00am Monday 15th August 2022

Are you looking for the next move in your finance career?


It’s an exciting time at HospiceCare North Northumberland - we’re reaching more people with our cherished services and expect to increase our income during the next few years, so we can do even more!


We are seeking an experienced finance professional, who will be part of our Senior Leadership Team and lead a small team of skilled professionals to be responsible for the provision of finance support services to the Hospice, including facilities, IT, insurance and provide advice to the Board to ensure our future developments are sustainable.


Part-qualified applicants will be considered but must have 3+years of experience in Management Accounting.


This post can be based at either our Alnwick or Berwick centres.

  • In addition to the salary, we offer a Workplace pension scheme or the ability to continue to contribute to an existing NHS pension scheme

  • 27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 32 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time employees)

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Free on-site car parking


If this role sounds like it was made for you, please click on the links below.

For informal discussions about the role, please contact Mike Thornicroft, Interim CEO, recruitment@hospicecare-nn.org.uk, or T. 01665 606515.


We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check. Disclosure expense will be met by the employer.


Closing date 9.00am Monday 15th August 2022


Interview date Tuesday 23rd August 2022.

Vacancy - Head of Income Generation

(Fundraising, Retail, Communications)

£43,000 per annum. Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week, but part-time could be negotiated)

Closing date 9.00am Monday 15th August 2022

Does your ambition match our ambition for growth?


We are a Hospice at Home service, supporting people across North Northumberland. We have ambitions to grow our income, so we can provide more services to more people across our community.

We’ve created the post of Head of Income Generation to lead us on this journey and develop our fundraising, retail, and communications to generate sustained financial growth.


We’re looking for someone with experience in leading fundraising/sales who can create a vision for the Income Generation Team and raise the profile of the charity across North Northumberland.

If you can motivate others to achieve goals and are keen to succeed we’d love to hear from you.


This post comes at an exciting time as we re-build our fundraising and retail activities post-pandemic.  We are a small, successful, and ambitious organisation that thrives on collaboration and working together. We’re keen to embrace new ways of working and develop creative income generation ideas, as well as raise our profile via communications in a variety of media.


This role is permanent and, ideally, would be fulfilled on a full-time basis (37.5 hours per week), but we would consider a 30-hour contract for the right candidate.


This post can be based at either our Alnwick or Berwick centres.

  • In addition to the salary, we offer a Workplace pension scheme or the ability to continue to contribute to an existing NHS pension scheme

  • 27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 32 days after 5 years of service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time employees)

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Free on-site car parking


If this role sounds like it was made for you, please get in touch.


For informal discussions about the role, please contact Mike Thornicroft, InterimCEO, recruitment@hospicecare-nn.org.uk, or 01665 606515.


We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check. Disclosure expense will be met by the employer.


Closing date 9.00am Monday 15th August 2022


Interview date Wednesday 24th August 2022.

Vacancy - Finance Assistant
Permanent, part-time position
Closing date: Monday 15th August at 5pm

£20,567 per annum pro rata

Permanent, part-time 22.5 hours per week (days and hours to be negotiated).


HospiceCare is a local charity with a mission to deliver the best patient-centered end-of-life care in the homes of North Northumberland. 


Our small finance team handles an annual turnover of around £1,000,000, and the ability to work accurately to deadlines is essential.  The initial scope of the post is to provide support to the Finance Manager by performing day-to-day processing of a wide range of financial information into QuickBooks Desktop accounts software, and assist in payroll processing using BrightPay.


For the right candidate seeking career development, there is scope for support in studying for AAT qualifications.


This post will be based at our Alnwick office.

In addition to the salary, we offer:

  • Workplace pension scheme or the ability to continue to contribute to an existing NHS pension scheme

  • 27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 32 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time employees)

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Free on-site car parking

For a full job description and application form please click on the links below.

If this role sounds like it was made for you, we would love to hear from you.


For informal discussions about the role, please contact Bryony Stimpson, Finance Manager, at recruitment@hospicecare-nn.org.uk or 01665 606515.


We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake an DBS Check. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.



Closing date: Monday 15th August 2022 at 5pm

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Interested in joining our team?

If it's not the right time for you to consider a career move, but you are interested in joining our team in the future, then please give us a call for a confidential chat on        T. 01665 606515 or T. 01289 309997- we would love to hear from you. 

Joanne McQueen, People Manager