News: Hospice Needs Volunteers

Posted on 11th February 2016

 

We will support you and those important to you to live well towards the end of life by giving compassion, hope and quality care.

 

Our vision –

 

We want to make a positive difference to the experience of everybody in our community who faces death or bereavement, by offering choice and support through our expert care, knowledge and understanding.

 

Our values

 

Nurturing – care for whole families and each other

Professional – strive for excellence, learn from our mistakes and celebrate success

Unified – work as one team with one vision

Transparent – act with integrity and honesty at all times

Empowering – encourage innovation, support personal and organisational development

 

 

We care for patients from Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Lewes, Uckfield and the surrounding villages. Last year, we provided care for more than 600 patients and their families. All of our Hospice services are free of charge and we receive less than 14% of our funding from the Government. This means we rely on our local community for providing 86% of our funding and have to raise more than £2.6 million every year through fundraising. That’s £7,200 every single day.

 

If you are interested in working or volunteering at St Peter & St James, please contact Human Resources on 01444 471598 or visit www.stpeter-stjames.org.uk.

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