Bassetlaw Hospice
Bassetlaw Hospice
Bassetlaw Hospice

Meet our Charity Team


Bonney

Bonney joined Bassetlaw Hospice in 2020. For the previous 3 years she was the Chief Operations Officer for a national education organisation that raised awareness of the difficult social issues that young people face, including trafficking and radicalisation. 

She also worked for WLDAS where she developed awareness and personal development courses. These courses were designed for victims of domestic abuse. 

Bonney's post before this was within the Health Care Sector where she was responsible for the project management of the Early Presentation Strategy with the outcome of people presenting symptoms of cancer earlier to their GP. This strategy was adopted by the Public Health Team and continues to be in use today. 

Throughout her career, Bonney has focused on management and service improvement and will be able to utilise her skills within her role here at Bassetlaw Hospice. 


Nikki

Nikki started her career with Bassetlaw Hospice in November 2014, Nikki's role is very diverse however, main duties are covering the accounts and administration of the Charity based side of Bassetlaw Hospice. This includes the day to day accounts of the charity and running of the appeals office, processing and acknowledgement of all donations to the charity, legacy administration, gift aid and providing support to our Charity shops and volunteers.

Nikki's past careers have been in Accounts, Payroll and Administrations.  Nikki's first position coincidentally was in the same office we are based in now, but then it was the Regional Head Office of Halifax Estate Agencies Ltd where she was the Payroll Administrator and  subsequently transferred to Head Office in Halifax when they amalgamated their regional office.

Nikki then carried on her career with a local Automotive Engineering Company who designed and installed Complete Car Productions Assembly Plants worldwide where she had duel position of Payroll Administrator and Spares Controller which involved the sourcing of all parts from small off the shelf items to full rolling assemblies being put out to tender, production and supplied to customer on time sensitive orders.

Prior to starting with Bassetlaw Hospice Nikki was a volunteer for a local early years child care based charity where my children attended, Nikki was a trustee and secretary to the charity for several years.


Debbie

Debbie joined Bassetlaw Hospice in 2016, having spent the previous 6 years as a Regional Fundraiser for a national charity based in Nottingham. 

Debbie organises all the Hospice fundraising events from our ever popular Ladies Lunch to Pyjama Walks! Her role also involves supporting community fundraisers, whether that’s with guidance and advice or on a more practical level, Debbie’s always happy to help. 


Sue

Sue has been a member of the Bassetlaw Hospice Team for over 12 years carrying out her role of Retail Coordinator overseeing the running of the hospice charity shops in Retford and Worksop. Supported by a wonderful team of loyal and dedicated Volunteers Sue has taken the businesses to another level, with increased sales and popularity both shops have expanded into bigger premises in the towns. Sue is also well known for her diverse and themed windows displays for all to enjoy, exclusively created from the kind and generous donations of the local communities

Sue’s career background is mainly with corporate companies within the health care sector. Working for a large corporate company, initially she worked in activities and events designing and implementing full daily activities programmes for residents living in large nursing homes and organising promotional themed events. Becoming Sales and Marketing Manager and as part of the induction teams that opened new purpose built nursing homes throughout the country, she trained others in activities, promotional events and sales and marketing as the company built up their portfolio of new and established homes. Achieving the role of General Manager Sue was responsible for the opening, occupancy and financial budgets of running a new purpose built 87 bed nursing home in Sheffield

Advancement then took her around the country working for the Nursing Homes Group in the management trouble shooting role of Senior Manager and then Regional Manager. Earlier Sue attended Doncaster College of Art for 3 years as a mature student to study Art and Design including Advertising and Graphics, which helped her to nurture, develop and facilitate her love of creativity and artistic licence.


Dale

Dale has been working at Bassetlaw Hospice since 2005 as is our dedicated Gardner and handyman. Dale has always worked in Bassetlaw and some of his previos positions include; installation of fencing for a local prison, building works and Nottinghamshire Conservation.