Director for People

Expires: 09/08/2024

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Katharine House Hospice, Stafford

Salary: circa £55,000 per annum, full time equivalent

Hours: Negotiable between 22.5 and 37.5 hours per week (Hybrid working possible)

Application deadline: 10am on Friday, 9th August 2024

Interview dates:

First Interviews – Monday, 19th August 2024

Second Interviews – Thursday, 29th August 2024

Job Reference: HDFP01


Are you an inspiring HR leader looking to make a meaningful difference?

About us

We are Katharine House Hospice, and we’re dedicated to providing compassionate care to adults with complex progressive illnesses.

We value people – so much so, it’s one of our three key values as a charity. To enhance our commitment to valuing people, we’re making a significant investment by introducing new positions for a Director for People and a Learning and Development Co-ordinator. These roles are crucial to our mission, and we’re seeking high-calibre individuals to help us support our staff and volunteers who are the bedrock of our success.

The role

As our Director for People, you’ll play a crucial role in fostering a supportive and inclusive culture. Here’s some of what you can expect.

What we offer

Qualifications and experience

We’re looking for someone who has:

This role requires an enhanced DBS check due to the nature of our work.

Join us and make a difference

We’re dedicated to making Katharine House Hospice a place where both our staff and patients feel valued and supported. By bringing on a Director for People, along with a new Learning and Development Coordinator, we’re committed to building a robust and empowered team.

If you’re passionate about people and want to contribute to a mission that matters, we’d love to hear from you. Apply now and help us continue to provide exceptional care and support to those who need it most.

How to apply

You can download an application pack and/or apply online below

Alternatively you can email or call the Personnel Team on 01785 218257 to request an application pack.

Closing date: 10am on Friday, 9th August 2024

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Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately, we are unable to accept or consider CV’s, unless submitted alongside an application form.

Internal applicants should apply via an expression of interest letter outlining the reasons for your interest and detailing any relevant experience.



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