Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Hospice Care
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • St Barnabas In Patient Unit, 36 Nettleham Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1RE

About St Barnabas Hospice Trust

St Barnabas Hospice Trust provide palliative and end of life care and support to patients and their families. Their vision is a world where dying with dignity, compassion and having choices is a fundamental part of a life.

Led by Chief Executive Chris Wheway, they employ over 300 members of paid staff, and have over 1,000 volunteers. Chris qualified as a social worker in 1996 and has worked within health and social care across the East Midlands for over 20 years, primarily specialising in mental health.

Their staff focus group has been a key part of their approach to encourage employee engagement, as it involves staff at all levels from all departments across the department. These representatives actively engage in job swaps and insight days in other areas, and encourage their staff back in their own areas to do this as well.

What is it like to work for St Barnabas Hospice Trust

They run mindfulness sessions which are open to all staff and volunteers. This is a six-week-long course that is run straight after work several times a year for staff and volunteers to learn about mindfulness techniques within the workplace.
My Team
My Team
They have a staff forum where representatives from all areas of St Barnabas meet on a six-to-eight week basis. The aim of the group is to raise and discuss ideas and suggestions, share best practice, as well as share concerns on behalf of their work areas.
My Company
My Company
Their values include: aiming high, being courageous, working together better, having heart and doing it right. They recognise the power of community; building connections and relationships that help them make a positive contribution. They are one team, united and inspired by their common purpose.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • Male : Female:

    17% / 83%

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  • Earning £35,000+:



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