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We Are the leading Bereavement & Loss Counselling Charity within Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire

There are many opportunities to be involved with the Dove Service, either by working for us, volunteering or joining us on a student placement.

Working For Us

Applying for a role with the Dove Service

Whichever role you apply for with us you will need to complete an application form, which you can email or post to us. If you are applying for a specific role the Job Description and Person Specification will be shown with the advert for that role. If you have any problems downloading or accessing information about any of our opportunities please do not hesitate to ring our office.

Please email completed applications to: Sarah Mockridge, or Post to:

Sarah Mockridge – HR Lead
The Dove Service
The Dudson Centre
Hope Street

Application Pack

Placement Counsellors – CLOSED

Recruitment for Placement Counsellors is now open. When applying for a Placement, please take in to account that we will be working through a large number of applications. Once shortlisting is complete, we will be in touch with all applicants.

Trustee Recruitment

If you are an experienced professional who would be interested in volunteering your support to our organisation and could commit to attending Trustee Meetings on a bi-monthly basis, we would love to hear from you.  We are looking for Trustee’s with specific knowledge and experience in PR, Marketing, and Fundraising.  For an informal chat about the role of a trustee please contact our CEO Charlie O’Dell or download our Trustee Information Pack below.

Trustee Info. Pack (PDF)



Administration Co-ordinator

Fixed Term (12 months) 37.5 hours per week
£20,000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP

A full-time vacancy has arisen. We are looking to appoint an Administration Coordinator to join our Core Team.

Working as part of the Administration function within the Dove Service Head Office, the role is to undertake the co-ordination of all project administration, including HR support for the management team.  This role includes liaising closely with the management team, communicating with project workers and counsellors, and with clients by telephone/face to face.

This diverse role requires you to have excellent administration skills/ background, alongside great flexibility, excellent time management and superb communication skills.  The successful applicant also requires self-motivation and the ability to manage their own workload, as well as an understanding of working in the third sector.

If you would like more information about this vacancy, please contact Sarah Knott, (Project Manager) (Operations) for more information or call 01782 683155

Please email your completed application to Sarah Mockridge, (HR Lead) or return via post to:

Sarah Mockridge HR Lead
The Dove Service
The Dudson Centre
Hope Street, Hanley

The appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, eligibility to work in the UK and current enhanced Disclosure & Barring clearance.

 The closing date for this role is Monday 26th November 2018 at 5pm.

 Interviews will take place w/c 3rd December 2018.

(The Dove Service is committed to equal opportunities in employment and in all areas of its activities)

Get invoLved and fundraise for us!

We are always pleased to hear from anyone who would like to fundraise for us, so if you fancy running a marathon, organising a quiz night or baking cakes or anything else we would love you to get in touch!

Why not take a look at our fundraising page to see how you can get involved and maybe get a few ideas.