Quality, Governance and Compliance Lead

£41,659 - £47,672 (pro rata)

30 hours 2 year fixed term contract

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join Willow Wood Hospice, working closely with the Chief Executive in this new post.
The successful candidate will lead a professional governance service and plays a key role in supporting the Chief Executive and senior management team on governance and compliance matters.
The successful candidate will be responsible for producing regular reports for the Hospice, which demonstrates service quality, clinical outcomes, measures and statutory compliance as well as strengthening the organisational approach and understanding of the importance of governance and compliance.
You will be inspired, challenged and empowered to play your part in making a real difference to this Charity.

Benefits include:
Annual leave starting at 35 days (incl bank holidays).
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Free on site parking.
Subsidised meals.
For further information or an informal chat, please contact Karen Houlston (Chief Executive) on 0161 330 1100 and read the full job description here.
To apply please click here and submit application forms to
Closing date – 24th October 2022


Staff Nurse

Band 5

Full time – primarily on days but will include rotation onto nights

Willow Wood Hospice is an adult hospice providing care for patients with life limiting conditions. We care for these adults by providing symptom control and end of life care. The needs of the patients and their families are at the heart of all we do.
We are looking for nurses to join our team. You should be experienced in palliative care and be looking for an opportunity to work with us in delivering exceptional palliative care to our patients.
Benefits include:
· Can remain in NHS pension with same contributions
· Salary aligned to NHS Agenda for Change framework
· Annual leave starting at 35 days (incl bank holidays)
· Free on site parking
· Subsidised meals

To apply for this role please complete an application form and send it to For further information about this role please see the job description, and for information about our organisation, or for informal enquiries about the post, please contact Kath McGuinness (Ward Manager) or Nicola Cheetham (Clinical Director) for a chat or to come and have a look around on 0161 330 1100.


Bereavement and Family Support Lead

£41,659 - £47,672 (depending on experience)

30 - 37.5 hours

We are looking for a highly motivated manager to join our team leading our Bereavement and Family Support Team.
Under the direction of our new Clinical Director, you will lead the Bereavement and Family Support Service, providing a counselling, therapy and support service for patient, families inclusive of children and carers.
This is a demanding and yet rewarding job, where you will have responsibility for the development and quality of the service.

Benefits include:
Annual leave starting at 35 days (incl bank holidays)
Contributory Pension Scheme
Free on site parking
Subsidised meals
This is an ideal opportunity for a manager with counselling qualifications looking to make a real difference;
You can view a full job description here!
we are a small but dynamic organisation, totally committed to providing for our community, just as our community supports us. For further information or an informal chat, please contact Nicola Cheetham (Clinical Director) or Bethan Creighton (Counsellor) on 0161 330 1100
To apply please click here and submit application forms to Closing date – 10th October 2022


We have a number of volunteering opportunities currently available. Please go to our volunteer section for more information on volunteering at Willow Wood and the current roles available.
If you are interested in volunteering as a counsellor we do not, at the moment, have any opportunities in this area. Please keep in touch with us here and also on our social media as any opportunities will be advertised once they become available.
You can find out more about the volunteer counsellor role here.

Thank you for your interest.

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