Work for us

Thank you for your interest in working for us.  We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Summary
Would you like the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of terminally children and adults in the poor resource countries of South East Europe? We are looking for a keen and well motivated candidate, possibly a recent graduate, who can contribute their enthusiasm, experience and skills to this important mission. You should have experience in digital marketing and be innovative, flexible and well organised. This will be an opportunity to work with a charity that for the past 25 years has pioneered hospice care in Romania, Serbia and the Republic of Moldova and participate in its future development. Hospices of Hope is a Christian-based charity but serves those of all faiths and none. It is based in Otford, near Sevenoaks, Kent and there may be opportunities to visit some of the partner organisations.

About Us
Hospices of Hope, has led the way in developing hospice care for terminally ill children and adults in Romania and surrounding countries over the past 25 years. Our services have already reached more than 40,000 of the most disadvantaged people in Europe and despite some progress in the reform of the healthcare systems, many patients continue to be left without proper care at the end of life.  Hospices of Hope seeks to ensure that all our patients are given the best possible pain relief and holistic support for each day that they have left. In addition, over 20,000 medical professionals throughout Central and Eastern Europe have been trained in palliative care at our educational centres in Bucharest and Brasov.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Title: 
JUNIOR Digital Projects and Marketing Assistant
Location:
 The role is based at 11 High Street, Otford, Kent, TN14 5PG
Hours: Monday to Friday – 09:00 and 17:30 (37.5 hours per week)
Duration: 1 year fixed contract with the potential of it becoming a permanent position
Salary: £15,000
Line Manager: Fundraising & Communications Manager

Job Purpose:
To lead on the design, development and implementation of a new Hospices of Hope website and maintain this website going forward.  To assist the Fundraising and Communications Manager on all aspects of marketing, social media and PR.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Be project lead on the design, implementation and ongoing maintenance on the new Hospices of Hope website.
  • Be the first point of contact for the appointed Web Design Agency.
  • To increase the income received through digital marketing.
  • To work with the Direct Marketing & PR Assistant to seek interesting stories from across the charity to share on our website and social media platforms.  This will involve speaking with our country partners.
  • To seek out media/press opportunities on a regular basis across the UK working with local and national media online.
  • Devise and execute a monthly digital marketing plan based on our annual communications and fundraising plans
  • Manage all social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn and ensure these are maintained regularly and any queries responded to in a timely manner.  You will be responsible for populating these with up to date information about the charity, our events and our supporters fundraising efforts.
  • Online marketing – e-newsletter, blog and monthly ‘pause for prayers’

Person Specification
We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and outgoing marketing professional to work with us to raising the profile, and therefore income and supporter base, of the charity through marketing and digital media.  This role would suit someone with experience of digital marketing, website maintenance and PR, ideally in the charity sector, but this isn’t essential.  You will be given training on all our areas of fundraising and communications as well as training on our fundraising database, Harlequin.  We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience of working with external agencies (e.g. web design) and managing this type of relationship
  • Experience of writing excellent web copy
  • Good working knowledge of social media platforms Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Experience of using a CRM database (will be provided on the Harlequin database)
  • Keen to learn and gain experience in a fast paced fundraising and communications team.
  • Advertising experience online
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Can work under pressure to tight deadlines.

To discuss the role further please contact Anna Perolls (Fundraising & Communications Manager) on 01959 525 110 or email anna@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Are you great with people and can offer exceptional customer service? If so, you could help us make every day count for the terminally ill and those with life limiting conditions. We are an up and coming charity in the process of setting up and establishing our systems and are looking for a self-starter with entrepreneurial flare that can help us shape the future and manage our Otford shop.

Position can be either 4 or 5 days per week and will include some Saturdays and Sundays.

The successful applicants need to be passionate about retail, excellent with customers, able to work to targets and motivate volunteers and must have retail experience.

Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe. We think everyone deserves the best possible care at the end of life. But in developing countries like Romania, Serbia or Moldova, many patients still die in pain without being offered any physical, spiritual or emotional comfort.

Almost 20 years after the fall of communism these are still some of the poorest countries in Europe, with a struggling healthcare system that offers little or nothing in the way of hospice care. We are dedicated to improving the life of the terminally ill in Romania and surrounding countries by increasing access to hospice care and training. Even in the UK, the hospice movement has grown only due to the generosity of individuals and businesses. The difference is that most people who live in Romania, Serbia and Moldova have so much less to give. That is why we need your help.

We have 17 charity shops spread throughout Kent, Surrey, London & Scotland which make a huge contribution to the charity.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £8.00 /hour

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Are you great with people and can offer exceptional customer service? If so, you could help us make every day count for the terminally ill and those with life limiting conditions. We are looking for an Assistant Manager for our OTFORD shop. You will assist the manager in the day to day running of the shop and contribute towards maximising sales and profits. The successful applicants need to be passionate about retail, well organised, able to work to targets and motivate volunteers and must have retail experience.

Position will be 3 days a week and will include some Saturdays and Sundays

Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe. We think everyone deserves the best possible care at the end of life. But in developing countries like Romania, Serbia or Moldova, many patients still die in pain without being offered any physical, spiritual or emotional comfort.

Almost 20 years after the fall of communism these are still some of the poorest countries in Europe, with a struggling healthcare system that offers little or nothing in the way of hospice care. We are dedicated to improving the life of the terminally ill in Romania and surrounding countries by increasing access to hospice care and training. Even in the UK, the hospice movement has grown only due to the generosity of individuals and businesses. The difference is that most people who live in Romania, Serbia and Moldova have so much less to give. That is why we need your help.

We have 17 charity shops spread throughout Kent, Surrey, London & Scotland which make a huge contribution to the charity.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £7.50 /hour

Job Location:

  • Otford, Kent

Required experience:

  • Retail Sales: 3 years

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Are you great with people and can offer exceptional customer service? If so, you could help us make every day count for the terminally ill and those with life limiting conditions. We are looking for a Sales Assistant in our Faversham shop. The successful applicants need to be passionate about retail, well organised, IT literate, and have a winning smile!

Position is part time, 3 days a week and will include Saturdays.

Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe. We think everyone deserves the best possible care at the end of life. But in developing countries like Romania, Serbia or Moldova, many patients still die in pain without being offered any physical, spiritual or emotional comfort.

Almost 20 years after the fall of communism these are still some of the poorest countries in Europe, with a struggling healthcare system that offers little or nothing in the way of hospice care. We are dedicated to improving the life of the terminally ill in Romania and surrounding countries by increasing access to hospice care and training. Even in the UK, the hospice movement has grown only due to the generosity of individuals and businesses. The difference is that most people who live in Romania, Serbia and Moldova have so much less to give. That is why we need your help.

We have 17 charity shops spread throughout Kent, Surrey, London & Scotland which make a huge contribution to the charity.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £7.50 /year

Job Location:

  • Faversham, Kent

Required experience:

  • Retail Sales: 1 year

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Hospices of Hope Trading Limited with its well established network of charity shops is recruiting for a part time, CATERER for its busy and friendly Tea Rooms in Otford.

The successful applicants must have experience in operating kitchen equipment, knowledge of food hygiene standards and the skill and passion to present a high standard of food as well as the ability to work with volunteers. Home Baking experience is preferable.

Position will be Sundays only.

Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe. We think everyone deserves the best possible care at the end of life. But in developing countries like Romania, Serbia or Moldova, many patients still die in pain without being offered any physical, spiritual or emotional comfort.

Almost 20 years after the fall of communism these are still some of the poorest countries in Europe, with a struggling healthcare system that offers little or nothing in the way of hospice care. We are dedicated to improving the life of the terminally ill in Romania and surrounding countries by increasing access to hospice care and training. Even in the UK, the hospice movement has grown only due to the generosity of individuals and businesses. The difference is that most people who live in Romania, Serbia and Moldova have so much less to give. That is why we need your help.

We have 1 charity shops spread throughout Kent, Surrey, London & Scotland which make a huge contribution to the charity.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £8.00 /hour

Job Location:

  • Otford, Kent

Required experience:

  • Catering: 3 years

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Hospices of Hope with its well established network of charity shops is recruiting for a CATERER to over see its busy and friendly Tea Rooms in Faversham.

The successful applicants must have experience in operating kitchen equipment, knowledge of food hygiene standards and the skill and passion to present a high standard of food as well as the ability to work with volunteers. Home Baking experience is preferable.

Position will be – Monday to Friday – 1 pm to 5 pm

Salary: £7.50 /hour

Job Location:

  • Faversham ME13

Required experience:

  • Home Baking: 3 years

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Are you great with people and can offer exceptional customer service? If so, you could help us make every day count for the terminally ill and those with life limiting conditions. We are looking for a Sales Assistant in our Pimlico shop. The successful applicants need to be passionate about retail, well organised, IT literate, and have a winning smile!

Position is part time, 3 to 4 days a week, and will include Saturdays.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £7.50 /hour

Job Location:

  • London SW1V

Required experience:

  • Retail Sales: 2 years

To discuss the role further please contact Carolyn Perolls on 01322 286587 or email carolyn@hospicesofhope.co.uk

Role: Volunteer doctors, nurses, social workers and physiotherapists specialising in palliative care

Location: The role is based at our new hospice in Bucharest

Duration: A minimum of one week from July 2014 onwards.

Salary: Unpaid

Other details:  Hospice Casa Sperantei is opening a new hospice in Bucharest in September this year. We are looking for volunteer medical staff specialising in palliative care to help us train new staff at the hospice.  Accommodation will be provided and a contribution can be paid towards living expenses if sponsorship cannot be obtained

To apply for this position or for more details please contact Anna Perolls at anna@hospicesofhope.co.uk or 01959 525110

Please contact anna@hospicesofhope.co.uk / 01959 525110 for further information on our current internships.

General Applications

If we do not currently have a position that suits your requirements, please send your CV to office@hospicesofhope.co.uk and we will keep your details on file.