Haven House Children’s Hospice ranked among top 100 employers the UK

PUBLISHED: 16:02 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:02 28 February 2018

Haven House staff collect a trophy for being ranked one of the top 100 employers among UK non-profits. Photo: Haven House

Haven House staff collect a trophy for being ranked one of the top 100 employers among UK non-profits. Photo: Haven House


Haven House Children’s Hospice has been ranked as one of the top 100 employers in the country.

Staff at Haven House. Photo: Haven House Staff at Haven House. Photo: Haven House

The hospice in High Road, Woodford Green, has been ranked 27th in the Sunday Times list of best non-profit employers.

It also gained a two-star “outstanding” accreditation for leadership and staff engagement.

Several hospice staff were presented with a trophy at an award ceremony held in Battersea Park on February 21.

Chief executive Mike Palfreman said: “The commitment and pride everyone here takes in our work shines through and is evident in the terrific feedback we get from our families.”

Haven House provides support to children suffering life-threatening and life-limiting conditions.

More than 45,000 people in 161 workplaces took part in the annual survey of non-profit organisations and more than three quarters of Haven House staff completed the survey, with 92pc saying they were proud to be part of the organisation and 82pc of staff saying they loved working there.

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