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Help Shape the Future of Dr Kershaw’s Hospice: Join our Board of Trustees
Dr Kershaw’s is looking for new members to join our active Board of Trustees to help to continue to provide first class and effective hospice services for the Oldham community. The Board of Trustees at the Hospice is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the Hospice’s objectives, providing strategic leadership and governance, ensuring that the Hospice is well managed and administered with readily available, efficient resources.
Miriam Lawton, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Dr Kershaw’s is keen to find enthusiastic and committed individuals to support the Hospice’s Board, strategic objectives and future vision, she commented: “Our Board members are an integral part of the Hospice, we are looking for diverse new members with a range of skills to understand and address the many challenges that hospices and charities face, who can bring different experiences, knowledge and ideas to the table. Whether you are an experienced Trustee or wanting to take your first step at Board level we want to hear from you!”
The Hospice is looking for individuals to serve in a voluntary capacity (out of pocket expenses reimbursed) and provide the Board with advice in a changing palliative care background in the following areas: entrepreneurial skills, marketing and public relations, business development, financial and management experience.The Board of Trustees at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice meets six times a year but individual Trustees can be involved in other ways (i.e. quality audits, inspection visits, sub group meetings, links with key areas etc.) as time permits.
The closing date for applications to the Hospice’s Board of Trustees is Tuesday 15th December.
For background information, an informal chat and to pursue an expression of interest form please contact Joanne Sloan, Hospice CEO, by telephone 0161 624 2727 or email
Potential candidates are also welcome to have an informal chat with an existing Trustee which can be arranged by contacting Mirriam Lawton, Chair of the Board, on the following email
The Hospice is committed to equal opportunities for all and the Board’s objective is that membership should reflect this policy.

Healthcare Assistant - Community Services

Full/part time fixed term/Permanent Contract

We are expanding our home care community service and are looking for some very special people to join our team.

Do you have community/domiciliary care experience? Do you have a special way of taking care of others?

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of people with a life limiting illness who wish to spend their final weeks of life in their own home?

Are you a driver with access to your own vehicle? (Please note you must have personal car insurance cover that includes business use)

Our clients are at the centre of all we do and becoming a Dr Kershaw’s Care Assistant is a unique opportunity with many rewards.

A labour of love that enables you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of your clients and their families.

In turn we will offer you a wide ranging package of support and training.

For further information about the role please ask for Lindsey Harper or Christine Wilson.

Telephone: 0161 624 2727

Please download application form here

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