Job Role

Duke of Edinburgh and School Placements

Location: Willow Burn Shops (Stanley, Consett, Chester-le-Street), Willows Café and Fundraising (Lanchester)

Salary: N/A

Hours: Age specific to Durham County Council Child Working Regulations

Team Leader: Various

Willow Burn Hospice offers Duke of Edinburgh placements for people aged 14 upwards and school work experience placements.

We are able to offer placements in:

  • Retail (Stanley, Consett and Chester-le-Street)

  • Café Service (The Willows Café, Lanchester)

  • Fundraising and Marketing

Working Hours

We are guided on the number of hours you are able to work by Durham County Council - the guidance can be viewed here: Employment of Children

Following your placement, you would also be welcome to join our volunteering team permanently or until your career takes you on a new path.

Applying for a Placement

You can apply for a placement by completing the volunteering application form. Our Marketing Communications Manager will then contact you to discuss what you need to complete your placement successfully and to confirm that Willow Burn is able to help.

Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Priorities

Our Mission.
To deliver hospice care of the highest standard to our patients and those important to them – now and in the future.

Our Vision
Treasuring lives through high quality, personalised, palliative & end of life care and bereavement support.

Our Values

Caring: We put care, compassion and dignity at the heart of everything we do.

Aspiring: We are passionate about delivering high quality, personalised services.

Responsible: We are a responsible organisation that people can trust.

Empowering: We support and enable people to make the choices that matter to them.

Our values are at the heart of every thing we do; anyone who works for or represents the Hospice, in any capacity, is expected to uphold and demonstrate our core values, contribute positively towards achieving our goal and strive to fulfil our mission within our charitable objectives

Download: Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Priorities

What's Next?

Follow the link to complete your application form or for further information, please contact: / 01207 529 224

Have any Questions?

Please contact us if you need anymore information. A member of the team will be happy to help.