Company Secretary (Governance Lead)

22.5 Hours per week

£46,000 per annum (pro rata)


Make your work count! Could you be our next Company Secretary (Governance Lead) ?

If you want to feel personal fulfilment from a career with real meaning, consider Rowcroft Hospice. We offer purposeful work in a uniquely progressive environment.

As Company Secretary you will take the lead on matters of charity and corporate governance and be responsible for providing excellent company administration for the Rowcroft Group. You will provide comprehensive governance support to the Chief Executive, Director of Finance & Commercial and Chair of Trustees, acting as the point of contact and conduit between the Trustee body and the Executive and other stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will be well-versed in legal and corporate governance to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, and passionate about the difference strong governance makes to the effectiveness of a charity.  You will have a strong understanding of charity law, a drive for excellence and be able to deliver a seemingly effortless seamless facilitation of meetings and committees.  You will also capture accurate and reliable notes of all meetings and manage the follow up actions to ensure that decisions of the board are implemented.

You will also support ad-hoc and strategic projects across the Hospice.

You will be driven by our cause and will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment as part of a close team – to deliver on our strategy takes real teamwork, energy and passion, no two days are ever the same!

What’s in it for you? 

You will be supported and encouraged to innovate and to try new things. Our scope of work and our confident organisational vision creates opportunities for progress and development. And we work together with passion and pride in an environment where people are caring, considerate, inclusive and welcoming.

Working at Rowcroft Hospice

Rowcroft Hospice is an independent charity that provides comfort, support and specialist care to over 2,500 patients and their loved ones across South Devon each year.  Our Vision is to make every day the best day possible for our patients, and those closest to them, living with life-limiting illnesses in South Devon.

Take a look here to find out what our team says about working at Rowcroft and here to see our employee benefits.

Find out more

For more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Chris Moores, Executive Assistant and Company Secretary, on 01803 210 823, or via email at

Ready to apply?

To apply, send your completed Application Form (download below) or CV along with an expression of interest outlining why you think you are the right person for the role to

Please note you must possess the full right to work in the UK. While the position offers a flexible working pattern you will be required to work on site in Torquay, South Devon, on a frequent basis.

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Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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