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  • Year established:
    1997
  • Website:
    http://www.juliashouse.org
  • Contact
    • Julia's House, Barclays House, 1 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH152BB
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About Julia's House Dorset & Wiltshire Children's Hospices

Julia's House Dorset & Wiltshire Children's Hospices is a children's hospice located in both Dorset and Wiltshire.

The Hospice is a compassionate, caring and learning organisation that is determined to excel. They achieve national leading standards in care quality, management skills training and employee engagement, supporting staff to be the best they can be in an emotionally demanding but immensely rewarding field of work.

They aim to be the best run charity with the best workforce in the UK. To reach this target, every employee follows the Hospice's core principles: Compassionate and Caring; Honesty and Integrity; It's up to all of us; Listen and Learn.

Julia's House understand that employees work in testing and demanding environments, and so place paramount importance on the wellbeing of their team. The Hospice provide a free confidential counselling and employee assistance helpline, which includes confidential face to face counselling if required. They also encourage exercise clubs at lunchtimes to ensure people can get away from work for a while to focus on themselves.


What is it like to work for Julia's House Dorset & Wiltshire Children's Hospices

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Julia's House provide employees with family benefits such as school hour contracts and paid time off for dependent child and elderly relative needs. 
My Company
My Company
Every new employee has an induction folder which enables them to work through the programme at a pace that suits them and is relevant to their role.  The programme enables them to meet individuals across the whole organisation so that they have an appreciation of where their role fits in and an understanding of other roles.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Julia's House have recently increased annual leave for all staff to 30 days + bank holidays.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Male : Female:

    11% / 89%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    12%

  • UK sites:

    16

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Staff:

    236

  • Average Age:

    44

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