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Welcome to Local Hospice Lottery’s recruitment website. We hope that you will find our site of interest and that we have provided you with all the information you need to help you make the right decision in joining us.

Local Hospice Lottery is the country’s largest and fastest growing lottery supporting hospices and this year alone we will contribute in excess of £7 million to hospice care. As recipient of the Lottery Council’s 2018 Lottery Operator of the Year Award our innovative lottery model is recognised as an industry leader.

If you have the drive and passion to help us continue in our mission to innovate, collaborate and transform the hospice sector, we can offer you a role that is not only hugely satisfying but brings great benefits and a stimulating and supportive working environment.

Thank you for your interest in Local Hospice Lottery. We look forward to meeting you soon.

  • About Us

    Local Hospice Lottery began life in 1996 as Farleigh Hospice’s own lottery – a way of generating a regular and reliable income to help fund the care of people affected by cancer and other life limiting illnesses across mid Essex. After eleven years of running the weekly draw, the decision was made to develop the Lottery for the benefit of hospice care in other areas across Great Britain.

    Today, Local Hospice Lottery operates a society lottery that benefits numerous individual hospices, from the Highlands of Scotland to the South Coast of England, and remains a wholly owned subsidiary of Farleigh Hospice.

    Through sharing one prize fund, one lottery system and one experienced and knowledgeable team – lots of expenditure can be saved and our partner hospices can enjoy a low risk, low input way of increasing their income. Our model of operation is based around partner hospices receiving more income from every £1 spent by players entering the draw in support of them, than they would if they ran their own lottery. All profits are donated to hospice care. Since 1997 Local Hospice Lottery has contributed in excess of £50 million to hospice care. In 2022 for each £1 entry in the weekly draw Local Hospice Lottery gave an average of 66p to hospice care.

    Our ever increasing annual contribution to hospice care is significant and has been widely recognised by external bodies such as The Lotteries Council who named Local Hospice Lottery as ‘Lottery Operator of the Year’ in April 2018 and the Commission into the Future of Hospice Care which described us as “A shining example of hospice collaboration.” We were also a finalist for the 2017 Third Sector ‘Enterprise’ Award, a finalist in the 2017 Scottish Institute of Fundraising Awards in the ‘Best Individual Giving Campaign’ category, and were shortlisted for a 2017 Institute of Fundraising Award in the ‘Most Committed Company to the Sector’ Category.

  • Benefits

    • 25 days annual leave on commencement of employment, rising at 2 years to 27 days and 30 days at 5 years plus public holidays. Holiday buy and sell scheme available
    • Training and development opportunities
    • Occupational sick pay
    • Death in service plan
    • Employee Assistance 24/7 helpline
    • Simplyhealth cashplan (includes dental, optical, chiropody, prescriptions, and flu jabs - subject to terms and conditions)
    • Gym membership discounts
    • Pension (Scottish Widows)
    • Pleasant working environment
    • If based at our new office, it’s a stunning location, a barn conversion with ample free parking
  • Inclusion Statement

    The Local Hospice Lottery is committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do.

    Here at the Local Hospice Lottery, we take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values which are to be - Professional, Fair, Supportive and Ambitious.

    We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal.

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Access to Work Factsheet

  • Promoter: Local Hospice Lottery Ltd, North Court Road, Chelmsford CM1 7FH. Local Hospice Lottery Ltd is registered in England and Wales No. 3226004 at Farleigh Hospice, North Court Road, Chelmsford CM1 7FH and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Farleigh Hospice (Registered Charity No. 284670). The person within Local Hospice Lottery designated as having responsibility for the promotion of the lottery is Local Hospice Lottery’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who can be contacted at Local Hospice Lottery Ltd, The Barn, Glandfields Farm, Chelmsford Road, Felsted, Essex CM6 3LT. Local Hospice Lottery Ltd is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 4716 and is a member of the Hospice Lotteries Association and the Lotteries Council through whom Local Hospice Lottery makes annual contributions to GambleAware (the leading charity in the UK committed to reducing gambling-related harms). For more information and advice visit