Deputy Director of Care

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

Martin House is based in Boston Spa, near Wetherby. We are one of the largest hospices for children and young people in the country, providing palliative care throughout North, West and East Yorkshire.
Our skilled multi-disciplinary team serve a diverse population, with around 500 families accessing in-house, community and bereavement services every year. We recognise the important role we play in the wider palliative care network of Yorkshire and beyond.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Deputy Director of Care with a nursing background, to support the Director of Care in the overall running of the services delivered to the children, young people and families at Martin House.

We are looking for an experienced and inspiring health-leader, with a track record of developing successful services and teams. A strong ethos of governance and quality is vital.
The successful candidate will have a strong personal alignment with and commitment to our charity's vision, mission and values, have strong persuasive communication skills and enjoy working with and alongside a diverse team in a busy environment.

They will be creative thinkers, with the ability to identify opportunities and see them through to fruition.
Benefits include 32 days annual leave, plus statutory holidays, and recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).
If you are interested in this position, please complete an application form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification available on this page or contact Clare Roberts at Martin House, Grove Road, Clifford, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6TX or by telephone on 01937 845045.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on 1st October 2020.

Email applications should be sent to
Interviews will take place on 14th October 2020. If you have not heard from us by 9th October please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Supporting Files

Deputy Director of Care Job Description
Application Form (Word)
Application Form (PDF)