Closing Date: 10th January, 2020

Rowcroft Hospice is looking to recruit a number of new Trustees to join our Board.

Applications are invited from dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individuals with professional expertise in the following areas:

  • Marketing: experience with digital tools, platforms and media channels
  • Retail Management: commercially aware with an exceptional retail management track record within high volume retail sales or large department store environment
  • Finance and Investment: with accountancy qualifications
  • Business Leaders: senior entrepreneurial business leaders, knowledge of the Charity sector would be an advantage.
  • Experienced Clinicians of any speciality: with knowledge of current NHS organisation. Clinical leadership experience would be an advantage

The present Board is made up of both retired and working people with a range of clinical and business skills as well as rich life experiences.  Board meetings are held four times per year with an additional small number of meetings in sub-committees.

You will represent the Hospice within the community, oversee the delivery of our ambitious 5 year strategy, and be an active participant in the development of strategy for the Hospice’s future development. The role of the Board is one of governance and strategic guidance, not executive management.

Rowcroft is a well-respected and supported charity which has had a presence in the South West for over 30 years. It is committed to helping patients and families make the most of every moment. From Dartmouth to Dawlish, our teams provide comfort, support and a range of specialist services to care for 2,200 patients with life limiting illnesses across South Devon every year. The charity is at an exciting stage of its development and has recently commenced an ambitious and challenging business plan to secure its future sustainability, ensuring it meets the changing demographic needs of the local community. Our care is provided at home, in the community and at our Inpatient Unit in Torquay. We’re committed to supporting families and carers for as long as they need us.

This is a voluntary, unpaid, position but reasonable travel expenses will be paid.

Rowcroft Hospice carries out DBS checks for all of our Trustees.

To see our recruitment pack and letter from our chair please click the button below.

To Apply

If you believe you have the relevant experience and are interested in making a difference to our unique charity, please apply now by emailing your CV and a letter of application to Chris Moores at or alternatively compete an application form by clicking the button below.

Enquiries:  Sally Scott- Bryant, Chair, via email

Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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