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Thank you for your interest in working for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice and in our charity shops which we regularly have vacancies for, covering East and West Sussex.


You can also view current job vacancies at St Barnabas House, our adults’ hospice based in Worthing, West Sussex.


Fundraising Executive

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Monday 8 March
Interviews expected: Wednesday 17 March

Home Based / Worthing

Fixed Term – 12-month Contract (Maternity Cover) 

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex.

We are looking for a Fundraising Executive to join our Individual Giving and Digital team. This maternity cover role will be supporting our direct marketing and digital activity, including our large lottery programme. Campaigns cover door drops, telemarketing, canvassing, radio and digital. We need you to be an exceptional fundraiser who is driven by data and insight and has a passion for fundraising.

You will be responsible for maximising income through campaigns and supporting the wider team to deliver activity on time and to budget. You will thrive in a busy environment and go that extra mile to make the difference.

Applicants will need experience and a proven track record of managing fundraising campaigns and a role that juggles many priorities. You will have experience of working in a similar role and have an eye for detail with the ability to multitask.

Why not come and use your talents to join a great team and raise money for a fantastic cause.

Benefits included:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete the application form attached and return it to hr@stbh.org.uk by the closing date provided.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.