Working at Winston’s Wish

We’re passionate about giving bereaved children the support they need after the death of a parent or sibling.

Join the team at Winston’s Wish and you’ll be working every day to help us achieve our vision of a society in which every bereaved child has access to the support they need.

Learn more about Winston’s Wish

Current vacancies

See all the latest jobs at Winston’s Wish and apply to join our team.

Volunteering

Volunteers are so important to the work that we do. You don’t have to hold a bucket, there’s a variety of volunteering opportunities available.

What’s it like to work at Winston’s Wish?

What benefits can I expect?

Pension – up to 4% on a matched basis, salary sacrifice scheme
Life insurance – up to 4 times salary
25 days annual leave, plus public holidays (pro rata if part-time)
Childcare vouchers if applicable

What is the work-life balance policy at Winston Wish?

Here at Winston’s Wish we invest in flexible working practices (including job-share and part-time posts) that will help to ensure you find the right balance for your circumstances.

We have generous maternity and paternity leave, carer’s leave for emergencies, adoption leave, parental leave and compassionate leave.

Does Winston’s Wish have an equal opportunities policy?

Winston’s Wish is an equal opportunities employer. All job applicants are judged solely on their ability to do the job for which they are applying.

We are committed to creating a working environment which values and recognises the full potential of each person.

How do I apply?

Find a suitable role: All available vacancies with Winston’s Wish are advertised online. Find a position that suits you, read through the detailed job specification and follow guidelines on the advert for how to apply. If you need further instruction on the application process please email: recruitment@winstonswish.org

Once a vacancy has closed, all completed applications will be sent to the panel. We aim to complete short-listing as soon as possible and generally achieve this within 7 days of the vacancy closing. We appreciate each candidate who takes the time to apply to a vacancy at Winston’s Wish, and therefore will contact all candidates after the short-listing process to inform them of their progress.

If you are invited to interview, we will contact you to arrange the date, time and location of the interview.

Interviews

Interviews are a two-way process for us to explore further your suitability for the role and offer you the opportunity to tell us about the skills and experience outlined in your application.

After the interview

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of their interview and we aim to do this as soon as possible. However, this can sometimes be a few days after the interviews.

Successful candidates will receive written confirmation of the offer. We are happy to provide feedback to candidates who are not successful at interview stage at their request.