Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

Due to the end of term of office, two vacancies will shortly arise on our Board of Trustees. If you have experience of fundraising, medical, business, legal, accountancy, estates, or other relevant work experience we’d love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Phyllis Tuckwell is an adult hospice offering supportive and end of life care to patients living with an advanced or terminal illness, such as cancer, and to those who love and care for them.

We support over 250 patients, carers and relatives every day, in their own homes, in the community, at the Beacon Centre in Guildford and at the Hospice in Farnham. We serve our local community of 550,000 people across West Surrey and North East Hampshire.

Everything we do is built around the patient (and their carer/family) and, as far as possible, we offer people the choice about where they are cared for.

We are seeking to attract applications from as wide a range of areas as possible.  If you have experience of fundraising, medical, business, legal, accountancy, estates, or other relevant work experience we’d love to hear from you.

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is an independent charitable trust offering specialist palliative care in a compassionate and friendly environment. We aim to provide equitable supportive and end of life care to those with an advanced or terminal illness and to their families. Our services help around 2,000 people each year and include a 14 bed In-Patient Unit, day care centres, outpatient appointments, and a community service including our Hospice Care at Home team, and, in normal times, are dependent on our local community for 80% of our running costs.

Our Board usually meets 4 times each year.  In addition to which Trustees are expected to attend our annual Strategy Away Day with the Senior Management Team and sit on one of our quarterly sub committees, some of which may be held via Teams.

If you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to support PT you are invited to submit a covering letter and full details of your curriculum vitae, highlighting relevant experience and the reasons for your interest.

PT is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities.   We welcome expressions of interest from individuals with a range of backgrounds and particularly encourage ethnic diversity, disabled people and those from under-represented backgrounds, communities and groups to apply.

Submissions should be made in the first instance to Dr David Eyre Brook, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, c/o Ms Sarah Church, Chief Executive, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BL.

Telephone 01252 729400 or email [email protected]

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Further details about the role and PTHC can be downloaded from our website,

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check

Supporting documents

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Closing date for applications

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