Have you ever considered being a Trustee of a charity?


HospiceCare North Northumberland is a thriving charity long established and working in Northumberland. We provide nursing, bereavement support and complementary therapies to all those affected by life limiting illness or bereavement. We work in partnership with NHS Care Teams, Social Services, Hospitals, and other voluntary organisations.​ We are the main provider of palliative care in North Northumberland. Our specialist Hospice at Home care and support is delivered 365 days a year in patients’ homes.

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint up to 4 individuals from North Northumberland area, with a range of skills, who will be appointed to undertake the role on a voluntary basis. The trustees are responsible for governance and will work with the senior leadership team to lead the direction of the strategy of HospiceCare North Northumberland.



The Board of Trustees are particularly interested in applications from anyone interested in supporting the hospice, but in particular one or more of the following skills and attributes would strengthen your application:

  • Clinical palliative care experience
  • Service user
  • Fundraising or income generation experience
  • Marketing experience
  • Life skills to contribute


All applications need to be submitted by Friday 1st July 2022 at 12 noon with interviews to be arranged after this date.  


We welcome anyone interested in the role to have an informal conversation with the Chairperson, Mrs Lucy Carroll. Please contact by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To apply for a Trustee role please contact the People and Support Services team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application pack.