Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Adult Hospice for those with life limiting illnesses
  • Year established:
    1981
  • Website:
    http://www.dovehouse.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Dove House Hospice, Chamberlain Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU8 8DH

About Dove House Hospice Limited

Dove House Hospice are a charity providing excellent care for people in the local community with life-limiting illnesses.

Their services are available to anyone over the age of 18 who has an illness that can no longer be cured. Care is provided for patients with cancer, neurological illnesses, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, HIV/AIDS, and many other illnesses.

The hospice is set in beautiful gardens and provides a ‘home from home’. They help by providing physical, social, psychological and spiritual support delivered by a multi-professional team who embrace the family and significant others throughout the patient’s illness.

All services are provided free of charge. The hospice has to raise more than £7 million every year to run, with the majority of this coming from funds raised in the local community.

Dove House Hospice is located in Hull and led by Chief Executive Anna Wolkowski.


What is it like to work for Dove House Hospice Limited

Leadership
Leadership
As the head of the organisation, Anna feels that she is a figurehead for their values. Her behaviour towards colleagues always demonstrates the highest level of commitment to the principles of being passionate, positive and professional.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The hospice works closely with homelessness charity Emmaus Hull to place their homeless clients within their shops as volunteers to gain skills in retail to be used to gain future employment.
My Company
My Company
Their vision is that within 10 years, everyone with a progressive, life-limiting, illness in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is aware of and able to access hospice care at Dove House Hospice. This includes care that will extend outside of their buildings into the community.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Male : Female:

    25% / 75%

  • Staff:

    254

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • UK sites:

    42

  • Average Age:

    50

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