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Work for us - St Luke's Hospice Sheffield

Job opportunities

St Luke's is an organisation that values and adds quality to individuals’ lives. Everyone who works at St Luke's makes a difference. St Luke’s plays a key role in helping terminally ill people in Sheffield and you could join the team that makes St Luke’s so special.

How to apply

Please email a CV and covering letter (outlining your most current experience and your reasons for applying for the post). All applications should be emailed to [email protected].

Alternatively you can post your CV to:
Human Resources Department
St Luke’s Hospice
Little Common Lane
S11 9NE

To find out more about any listed job vacancy, please email [email protected] or call our HR team on 0114 235 7544. 

Please Note: we do reserve the right to close any vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

All posts at St Luke's are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Community Fundraising Manager

Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE
37.5 hours per week
£30,000 per annum
Closing date:
20 May 2024 | Time:22:59

St Luke’s is an organization dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high-quality care, support, compassion, and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives.

Our values embody our way of working: Dignified, Compassionate, Inspired, and Pioneering. Working for St Luke’s offers a real opportunity to make a difference to local people. We are looking to complement our highly committed and efficient fundraising team with a Community Fundraising Manager who will take on the strategic management of our Community Fundraising income.

This post holder will be focused on increasing income and providing the very best supporter experience to our fundraisers with a variety of different events & challenges. You will be responsible for the management of an assistant, and as a team, you will support our broad community of fundraisers, including schools, pubs, event participants, groups, and associations.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Community Fundraising Strategy

  • Develop and produce a detailed plan of activity, including budgeting and forecasting income for Community fundraising.
  • Utilize resources to grow and maximize net income within this income stream, developing business cases for new areas of investment or opportunity.
  • Research and develop new products/campaigns for our supporters to ensure St Luke’s continually diversifies income offerings and stays up-to-date on sector trends.

Key Account Management

  • Offer bespoke supporter care to high-level prospect individuals and groups, maximizing fundraising activities and brand awareness.
  • Research and identify individuals with large influential networks who can act as ambassadors to proactively raise income and awareness.

Line Manager Responsibilities

  • Line manage team members, supporting each team member to meet objectives and deliver excellent supporter care for our fundraisers.

Contribution to the Income Generation Directorate

  • Act as the point of contact for fundraising information and activity for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop marketing and promotional materials, fundraising products, and communication channels to support the development of new fundraising relationships.

Training & Personal Development

  • Attend appropriate training, conferences & exhibitions as agreed & requested by line manager.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal development and take advantage of education and training opportunities.


Employee Specification:

Essential Attributes:

  • Significant experience in business development and/or account management.
  • Understanding of community fundraising techniques and relationship development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Previous experience raising funds or generating sales from companies and/or community groups.
  • Voluntary sector experience.
  • Working towards or achieved relevant qualifications such as Institute of Fundraising qualifications.


If you thrive in a busy environment, enjoy achieving targets, and are passionate about making a difference, then this role could be for you.

For further details and an informal discussion or visit, please contact Joasia Lesniak, Head of Fundraising on 0114 235 7570 or email [email protected].

Closing Date: 20 May 2024
Interview: w/c 27 May 2024

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Working at St Luke’s provides the ideal opportunity to gain experience in palliative medicine for anyone considering a career in palliative medicine or for professional development. You will have the opportunity to work within our dynamic Integrated Community Service and In-Patient Centre.

In order to work with us, you will need to hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice, along with prior experience in palliative medicine.

Please email us at [email protected] to register your interest.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) at St Luke’s

At St Luke’s we aspire to build diverse and inclusive teams where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, recognising the value that different principles, perspectives and experiences bring.  We see EDI as more than simply ensuring we commit to our legal obligations under the Equality Act, making certain no person or persons are unlawfully discriminated against because of any characteristic as legally protected under the UK Equality Act 2010, which we extend to include neurodiversity and socio-economic diversity.  We are committed to attracting as diverse a range of candidates as possible and welcome speaking to people about how we can build in flexibility. 

St Luke’s is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.


If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.