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Job Description and Person Specification
Digital technology helps care services spend more time caring. It helps the people we support keep control of their lives, and of their care. And in recent months, the need for information to be shared securely and efficiently between health and care services has become even more apparent. But there can be risks – for example how information is kept safe and secure, and what happens if a digital system fails.
Better Security, Better Care (BSBC) is a support programme to help adult social care providers to store and share information safely through the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT). The DSPT is a free, online self-assessment for health and care providers to evaluate and improve their data and cyber security.
The BSBC programme supports the sector with resources and assistance to help care providers complete the DSPT. It’s an ambitious programme with the aim that all CQC registered adult social care services will have completed the DSPT. The programme is delivered by a diverse group of care sector organisations, including many local care associations, with colleagues from the NHS, ADASS and local councils also involved.
Better Security, Better Care is led by a programme board whose members are NHS Transformation Directorate, NHS Digital, NHS England and Improvement, the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and, Digital Social Care on behalf of care providers. You can find more about the programme here.
The Programme Officer is key in supporting the Programme Director and Delivery Manager in the day-to-day delivery of the programme. They will be an important resource for our partners delivering local support across England. He or she will monitor activity and will support delivery partners to offer a great service to care providers in their areas.
2.Key roles and responsibilities
- Support and encourage local delivery partners in their work promoting the DSPT to care providers in their areas.
- Support Delivery Manager with grant management and reporting under the funding agreements of the programme
- Support Communications colleagues with events organisation and any other comms and media tasks as necessary.
- Monitor the Better Security, Better Care email inbox and respond to or escalate emails as appropriate.
- Schedule programme meetings and appointments and action/ minute taking- both internal and external.
- Support Programme Director in monitoring programme income and expenditure and dealing with day-to-day finance tasks.
- Contribute to the development of the BSBC programme activity
- Work flexibly to support a programme that will inevitably change and develop over time.
- Deputise for the Delivery Manager as required.
- Such other duties in line with the needs of the programme as requested by the Programme Director.
- A track record of supporting colleagues and stakeholders in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
- A creative, solution-focused approach to working as part of a team.
- A high level of personal organisation, reliability and attention to detail.
- Experience of monitoring and reporting on activity and budgets.
- A good level of general and IT literacy.
- Experience of using spreadsheets and/or databases.
- Be willing to work flexibly to ensure programme targets and timescales are achieved.
- Knowledge of and experience working in the adult social care provider sector.
- Experience of managing systems.
- Knowledge and experience of data protection, data security and cyber security.
- Knowledge and experience of marketing and communications.
The programme is overseen by a Programme Board whose members include Digital Social Care, NHSTD, NHS Digital and the Local Government Association.
The Programme Officer will be employed by the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA), which is one of the members of Digital Social Care. The postholder’s line manager and day to day reporting will be the Programme Director.
6.Main terms and conditions
- Part time 30 hours per week fixed term contract to 31st March 2023.
- Homebased, flexible working with some national travel.
- Salary in the range £35,000 per year pro rata
Please submit a CV and covering letter.
BASIC promotes meaningful dialogue amongst governments and experts in order to build international trust, reduce nuclear risks, and advance disarmament. We envision a world that uses cooperative measures, rather than the threat or use of force, to achieve peace and security. This world will be achieved by taking steps that promote mutual security at the international, regional, national, and individual levels, and sustained through resilient international norms and law.
The Programme Assistant is a highly-motivated early career expert who has a strong sense of affinity with our mission and who has longer term career ambitions to work in disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation. They will have mastered the core professional skills around drafting, research, speaking and organisation and will be comfortable working as part of a close-knit and friendly team. They will be familiar with the general working of a think tank or research institute and show initiative when identifying and completing tasks but are still largely in a supporting role, being closely supervised by a Policy Fellow or Programme Manager.
Can independently take charge of end-to-end organisation of events: first drafts of participant lists, first draft of invitation text, sending all invitations and keeping track of RSVPs; arranging any necessary travel arrangements, room bookings, catering etc independently; has a good knowledge of all the tasks that are needed for events management and can keep track of them themselves.
Confident drafter who can independently transform event notes into a roundtable report; good research skills.
Strong proofreading skills, can provide feedback to colleagues, including senior colleagues.
- Educated to Master’s level
- 2-4 years of work experience in a think tank, research institute, NGO, foundation or government working on international security issues
- Passion and commitment to our organisational mission of promoting dialogue to advance global security
- Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders from a variety of professional and cultural backgrounds and with broad variations in seniority and function
- Excellent analytical and methodological skills, and an organised approach to research
- Well-developed interpersonal skills, including evidence of working successfully as part of a team
- Experience organising policy roundtables and workshops, international travel
- Willingness to travel internationally when required
- Strong organisational skills and an eye for detail
Please include a CV, cover letter and two writing samples in your application.
Interviews: week commencing 25th July 2022 - it is expected that you will be available to interview during the week.
Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have not been successful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Programme Manager is a new, strategic role tasked with delivering Project 32 outcomes.
Project ’32 is a programme of Activities designed to
Ø Effect renewal and growth in the congregations of the Moravian Church
Ø Strengthen the capacity of the Moravian Church to undertake new areas of mission and outreach, with particular focus on the youth and children
Ø Improve and sustain the financial position of the British Province
Duties & Responsibility of the Programme Manager
Define the set of strategies to realise the project outcomes
Responsibility for the delivery of Project 32 outcomes
Responsibility for communication about and promotion of Project 32
Develop and Manage Project 32 FB Page
Prepare reports for the Project 32 Implementation Committee
Supervise the Director of Stewardship, the Director of Evangelism and volunteers who will be
involved in the project
Liaise with congregations, ministers and church bodies that have an interest in the delivery
and outcomes of the Project
Maintain a proper system of record keeping, monitoring and evaluation
Recruit and deploy volunteers for when needed
Implement volunteer training if necessary
To develop and manage the Project 32 annual budgets and provide reports and updates for the Project Implementation Committee
To ensure the achievement of the project outcomes within specified time frame
Have a proper system of record keeping and monitoring and evaluation in place.
Manage cost vs Budget and review this on a regular basis in line with budgets
Undertake other duties deemed necessary by the Project 32 Implementation Committee
The Moravian Church
The Moravian Church is a worldwide, welcoming, witnessing, evangelical church, with a strong heritage of ecumenical engagement. Established in 1457, the communion has pioneered education and development ventures in the twenty-four provinces in Europe, USA, Caribbean, Central Africa and Central America, as well as emerging Provinces in South American and Asia.
The British Province
The Moravian Church in the British Province is one of the oldest Provinces of the Moravian Unity. Its work is represented through activities in 30 local congregations, organised in 6 districts in England and Northern Ireland, a school that educates children and young people from Early Years to Year 13, an Archive and an extensive property portfolio, which include settlements at Fairfield, Fulneck, Gomersal, Gracehill, Ockbrook and Wellhouse, In addition, the Province oversees the work of the Moravian Church in India, Nepal, and supports the Moravian Church in Western Tanzania on behalf of the world wide Moravian Unity.
We are currently recruiting to a Programmes Assistant vacancy within the established Programmes & Partnerships team at Groundwork UK.
This role will be within the Programmes team working on a high-profile grant programme, specifically focused on the grant administration of Tesco Community Grants.
Location: Central Birmingham (blended home/ office working)
Salary: £25,020 per annum
Hours: Full Time
The Grants Programmes Assistant plays a key role in the management of grant and delivery programmes managed by Groundwork UK. They have responsibility for a range of tasks across the project/grants management cycle, including managing Tesco inboxes, answering telephone enquiries, assessment of funding applications, undertaking due diligence procedures, processing claims, monitoring projects, and liaising with project staff, grantees, and funders.
The Grant Programmes Assistant role will be within the wider Programmes and Partnerships team with a specific focus on the Tesco Community Grants programme under management by Groundwork UK.
- Assess grant funding applications using assessment frameworks with an initial focus on Tesco Community Grants Programme
- Monitor and manage the delivery of grants and projects by assessing progress reports and data returns
- Use a range of management information systems and databases to support the effective management of grants and programmes
- Undertake funding compliance checks and due diligence processes, interpreting detailed funder requirements to ensure alignment with funding rules
- Act as a point of contact for external grant recipients and project delivery staff, providing advice and guidance on application and monitoring processes, and compliance requirements
- Check claims to support financial management of Tesco programmes
- Support funder engagement opportunities and processes, including volunteering, events and shortlisting group meetings
- Support grant panel meetings involving representatives from partners, funders, and Commissioners participate in briefings for delivery staff and grantees, to support understanding of grant programme and contract requirements
- Experience & understanding of grant management processes
- Appreciation of the needs of third sector organisations
- Grant application assessment skills
- Experience and understanding of working with a variety of different community-based charities and organisations
- Experience of undertaking due diligence process and procedures.
- Proactive communication and team-working skills
- Experience of processing claims and supporting payment processes
- Supporting project monitoring and evaluation
- Operating management information systems
- Experience of producing accurate, high quality written reports & case studies
- The post holder will need to have internet connectivity to enable them to undertake home working
- The post holder will be expected to fulfil all duties in adherence with Groundwork UK’s values (environmentally aware, focused on communities in need, acting collaboratively, with integrity and striving for quality) and in accordance with our sustainable development policy.
- Groundwork UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and offers flexible working arrangements, job share opportunities and supportive, family friendly policies. Part time/Jobshare arrangements considered.
Closing Date: 6th July 2022
To Apply and for More Information:
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No agencies please.
Vacancy Reference Number:
Muslim Hands, 148 – 164 Gregory Boulevard, Gregory House, Nottingham, NG7 5JE
Hours of Work:
Full-time, 35 hours per week
(Up to) £25,000.00 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Terms of Employment:
12 Months Fixed Term Full Time Contract (subject to successfully completing a 6-Month Probationary Period)
Application Process & Closing Date:
Send an up-to-date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than, Thursday 28th July 2022
Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):
Note: Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold Online Interview with Muslim Hands; therefore, please familiarise yourself with MS Teams and Zoom Meetings, prior to submitting your application.
Muslim Hands Programmes Department is looking to hire a Projects Assistant. The Programmes Department has seen substantial growth in the last few years and now accounts for over £20 million worth of donations annually. The person will work closely with our overseas partners and the rest of the Programmes Department in ensuring that projects are managed well.
- To assist in the day-to-day management of projects.
- To liaise with overseas staff to ensure that all documentation for projects is up to date.
- To be the first point of contact for overseas partners in dealing with queries and issues.
- To assist different thematic leads in managing the project life cycles.
- To assist in reviewing proposals and guidance to overseas partners on areas of improvements
- To work with the Fundraising Department in developing interesting concepts and providing regular feedback to them.
- To demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach and conduct
- To support with Fundraising activities from time-to-time, committing to partake in approximately 5-Live-TV-Appeals during our peak periods.
- To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by Line Manager.
- To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands Policies, Procedures and Professional Practice.
- A basic understanding of project management and project life cycle.
- Be educated to degree level.
- Demonstrate working experience in internal communication and reporting.
- Be well versed in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other IT systems and applications.
- Demonstrate working experience of remote-management of staff overseas.
- Be willing and able to travel overseas at short notice.
- Demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
- Possess exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills.
- Ability to demonstrate current eligibility to work within the United Kingdom.
- Must be able to either:
- Provide a valid Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate (issued within the last year) when requested by Muslim Hands; OR
- Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a DBS Check at the required level appropriate for this / similar role.
- Demonstrate relevant NGO/Charity experience.
- Demonstrate knowledge of development projects and their implementation.
- Demonstrate experience of project management.
- Demonstrate thorough understanding of project cycle management and familiarity of related documentation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Programmes, Financial, organisational risk management.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Human Resources Administration.
- This Job Description is illustrative and non-exhaustive in scope. The post-holder may be required to undertake any reasonable tasks as and when required by Line Manager from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the Organisation.
- Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by 1-week after the closure date, unfortunately your application will have been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Business Support Assistant (Part Time)
Location: Birmingham/ Hybrid
Salary: £17,795 - £22,006 pa pro-rata
Your place of work will be your home address and you will be requested to attend venues for meetings and work-related training as the DofE may reasonably from time to time decide.
We are looking for a Business Support Assistant to help with the smooth running of the DofE’s operations in Central England, by providing a high level of administrative and customer support to all our stakeholders.
You will be the first point of contact for general enquiries by telephone and email and will be expected to provide advice and support on all aspects of the DofE.You will provide dedicated administrative support in terms of our licensing processes, debt management and co-ordinating travel arrangements.
You will also support with a variety of administrative tasks including helping with presentations and supporting the rest of the Business Support team, as well as the wider Central England team, where required.
What we are looking for:
A dynamic and proactive team player.
A trustworthy and hardworking individual who operates with integrity and creates an inclusive working environment.
A motivated and personable individual experienced in providing a good customer service experience to internal and external stakeholders.
An experienced administrator used to following processes with a high degree of accuracy.
A positive and solutions focussed individual who learns from experience and that of others.
We offer excellent staff benefits including a generous pension contribution, flexible working and an employee assistance programme.
If you think you have the desired skills and experience, then please do apply online. As part of the application process, we would like you to complete a statement of suitability and answer competency-based questions relevant to the role to help us assess your application.
We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, flexible working, volunteering days, Healthcare cash plan and an employee assistance programme.
This is a part time position covering 21 hours per week.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a basic criminal record check (e.g. DBS/PVG or similar).
If you would like to access the application form in a different format or if would like any assistance that might help improve your experience while completing the application, please contact us by email.
Closing Date: Tuesday 19th July at midnight
Interviews: First Interviews: Friday 22nd July(held virtually)
Second interviews: Thursday 28th July (held virtually)
Since its launch in 1956, the DofE has empowered millions of young people to become the very best they can be. It was established by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, our Patron, and is still guided by the same set of principles he laid down.
The flexibility and adaptability of DofE have allowed the DofE to spread around the world. We operate through a social franchise model in the UK, licensing and supporting a wide range of organisations to deliver DofE programmes to hundreds of thousands of young people every year.
Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak our ambition to grow the number of young people who can access a DofE programme remains unchanged and we continue to engage new partners and develop innovative ways of working with businesses, the voluntary sector, and policymakers across the UK to ensure that any young person who wants to do their DofE can do so.
Diversity, equality & inclusion
The DofE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive staff team and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We recruit, develop, promote and value people without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. In order to meet the changing needs and aspirations of the most diverse generation of young adults ever, our staff need a range of perspectives, skills, and lived experience.
While we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds to join our passionate and friendly team, at present people of colour, disabled people, and people under 25 are not as well represented as we would like. As such we particularly encourage applicants from these backgrounds.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Team Assistant to join our team based in Avon/Home-Based. You will join us on a part time, fixed term basis working 12 hours per week until May 2023. We will offer you a competitive salary of £6,774.85 per annum.
We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.
The Development Team Assistant Role:
You will support and deliver the creation of more Scouting places in Avon as part of a development team. The role will be a fundamental part of taking Scouting to new and under represented communities and will involve working directly with both adults and young people to run and support youth provision.
The role will focus on your personal development with an induction and training programme building your skills in the following areas: communication skills, project planning and organisation, presenting and training delivery, working with young people, working in a team, creative thinking and problem solving methods as well as core employment skills such as time management, first aid and IT.
Because of the nature of the role you will need to be self motivated and able to work remotely from home with regular daytime and evening work out in communities supporting them to create Scouting provision.
Key responsibilities as our Development Team Assistant:
- Support the opening of Scout sections in new communities
- Ensure the good and safe running of the youth sections in accordance with POR responding to the current needs of the Group
- Work together to ensure problems and challenges are overcome
- Welcoming and induct new adults and young people to Scouting
- Undertaking events to attract young people such as school assemblies
- Promoting Scouting through different mediums in the area where the new section is opening
- Supporting and running open evenings and taster sessions for adults and young people
- Recruiting adults and converting parents into volunteers
- Mentoring and inducting new adults in partnership with the Appointments Advisory Committee and Training Team
- Assisting groups to write and implement programme plans
- Running the new section alongside the new adults for a period of time, enabling sustainability following ‘handover’
What we are looking for in our Development Team Assistant:
- Be enthusiastic and able to enthuse and motivate others
- Work independently of direct supervision
- Able to plan and organise own travel
- Work as part of a team
- Must live in a geographical location to enable effective support to volunteers in the the Avon area
- Able and willing to work at least two evenings a week and occasional weekends
- Have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work
What we can offer you as our Development Team Assistant:
- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
- Life Assurance
- Simply Health Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…
- Up to four personal days paid leave a year
- Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Childcare Vouchers
- Flexible working hours
- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
- Study and volunteer leave
Closing date: 11:59pm on Sunday 31st July 2022
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!
The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.
Strictly no agencies.
The Brilliant Tutoring Programme boosts pupils’ confidence, knowledge, and skills in core subjects. Our trained postgraduate tutors raise academic attainment through small group tutoring, and we have been an approved National Tutoring Programme provider since 2020.
Our courses are designed in collaboration with curriculum experts and our tutors are rigorously assessed and undergo extensive training. As subject experts, they support pupils to catch up and inspire them beyond the curriculum. To support the delivery of the Brilliant Tutoring Programme, The Brilliant Club is looking to recruit a dynamic and driven individual as a BTP Programme Officer.
They will manage a cluster of placements, work with teachers to arrange programme logistics, and manage a team of tutors to deliver curriculum focused content courses in schools. They will build and maintain excellent relationships with teachers and tutors, coordinating all programme activities including overseeing data collection to help track pupil outcomes and progress. To ensure high quality tutorials, they will train and provide ongoing feedback to tutors.
The role requires a driven and dynamic team player, with experience of success in school teaching, academia, or programme management. The successful candidate will champion the charity’s values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners. They will be comfortable in building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, prioritising and managing logistics. They will coordinate programme activities, track progress and deliver results. They will be positive and proactive, with a commitment to delivering excellent standards.
This is a great opportunity to join The Brilliant Club team, as we become the UK’s largest university access movement. We are looking forward to meeting great candidates who are excited to join us as we help more young people progress to university and thrive when they get there.
We think it is important that our charity reflects the lived experience of our beneficiaries, and we want to be an organisation where employees from any background can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans including non-binary (LGBTQ+) candidates and candidates from low-income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at The Brilliant Club, and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity
Time and Resource Management
- Excellent organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
- Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
- Ability to identify opportunities to save time/resources
- Manages projects/tasks with appropriate levels of time and resource input
External Stakeholder Knowledge and Management
- Confident handling enquiries from external stakeholders and adapting approach
- Actively shares useful information about stakeholders with internal colleagues at all levels
- Ability to analyse data and identify areas of improvement
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Confident presenting and delivering information to tutors and teachers
Initiative and Problem Solving
- Proactive in seeking to enhance processes and identifying emerging risks
- Ability to spot inefficiencies in systems and suggest/implement improvements
- Responds quickly to solve problems, seeking input from relevant internal stakeholders
- Ability to be calm under pressure situations & give self/others perspective
Developing Self and Others
- Self-reflective, open to feedback and committed to own professional development
Role Specific Knowledge and Skills
- Essential - Knowledge of educational interventions, including impact management
- Essential - Knowledge of the education sector, particularly the UK school system
- Essential - Capable of adapting quickly to new systems and interfaces
- Desirable - Confidence with using digital systems for delivery and programme management
Role Specific Experience and qualifications
- Essential – Qualified Teacher (QTS or above) or bachelor’s and above or substantial experience of programme delivery
- Essential - Experience of managing education programmes, including delivery
- Desirable – Experience of delivering content to adults
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This varied role works across the Programme and Development teams within Cause4. The role will involve managing a client portfolio, building relationships with, and providing expertise to clients, whilst also taking responsibility for the marketing and administration of key programmes, including Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Heritage Compass.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Cause4 as a Programmes and Development Coordinator, giving you an in-depth insight into the charity sector, spearheading your career in the charity sector or in consultancy practice.
This role will enable you to develop broad expertise across a range of areas, whilst working towards a specialism of your choice (such as marketing, fundraising or programme management) from year two onwards through additional training and support.
As a Coordinator you will gain first-hand experience of Cause4’s entrepreneurial fundraising and programme delivery on behalf of charities, philanthropists, and social enterprises.
Your initial role will be to support the team in the administration of our programmes, including event management, marketing and communications, evaluation, project delivery, budget management, and sales. You will also work alongside the development team to support a range of charities in areas of fundraising, strategy, and marketing.
Key responsibilities will include:
Supporting the team in the delivery of our programmes to achieve the outputs and outcomes agreed with our funders.
Supporting with event management both online and face to face, including providing technical support to participants on platforms for online training and providing excellent customer service.
Running the administration of courses and public-facing activities including preparing course materials, analysing feedback, and liaising with charity representatives and course participants.
Managing the day-to-day communications of our programmes, including the delivery of marketing campaigns, participant communications and audience development research.
Conducting research into Trusts and Foundations, corporates, and individuals to establish relevant background information and potential for receiving approaches for funding.
Supporting the preparation of client strategy documents, using sources of information provided and through conducting desk research.
Developing a full understanding of individual profiles of specific clients within the portfolio of Cause4 and use this to help develop Cases for Support and other funding documents.
Drafting documents and producing statistics and figures for inclusion in client documents, together with sets of measurable outcomes and evaluation methods.
Producing corporate sponsorship presentations and individual collateral documents with support from Senior Management and other colleagues.
Cause4 is a fast-paced agency environment with an opportunity to support the charity sector and further develop your own skills and knowledge. We are looking for an ambitious individual with an interest in a future leadership role in the arts, charity or enterprise sector.
Cause4 is a Gold Award holder for Investors in People and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Our definition of diversity encompasses responding to issues around race, ethnicity, faith, disability, age, gender, sexuality, class and economic disadvantage.
To apply, please sent your CV, a Cover Letter (no more than 2 pages), and an equal opportunity monitoring form to Annie Jarvis by 25th July 2022. If you have any questions prior to applying please do get in touch with Annie directly.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: London, Birmingham or Bristol
Permanent contract from 5th September 2022
Term Time- 35 hours per week over 48 weeks (Sep-July with August as leave)
£21,083-24,750 (+£1,833 London Weighting) paid over 12 months
A fantastic opportunity for individuals with experience in youth facilitation and stakeholder management to join our team as a Programme Coordinator in London, Birmingham or Bristol. We have a three-year strategy to increase the number of young people we serve while ensuring we can grow with impact and sustainability. You will join a team that is determined and energetic; reflective and collaborative; and values the experiences and backgrounds of each person we work with.
As a Programme Coordinator (PC) you will be at the frontline of our work, working directly with schools, young people and local businesses to make an impact! You will be responsible for all aspects of programme management and delivery of the Envision programme in a cluster of schools in your region.
- Programme delivery and facilitating work with young people
- Programme management and logistics
- Stakeholder management
- Impact management
Essential Experience, Knowledge and Competencies:
Experience of project management – highly organised, with the ability to manage your own time to meet deadlines
Experience of facilitating activities with young people – including preparing engaging sessions in advance by utilising resources available to them
Experience of working on projects which have multiple stakeholders – communicating effectively through written and verbal communication
Commitment to Envision’s vision, mission and values and ability to work well in, and contribute to, our organisational culture
Desirable Experience, Knowledge and Competencies:
Experience of data handling – collecting and recording data in a timely manner using an online database
Understanding of, and/ or lived experience of, the barriers that young people face, that contribute to the education and employment gap
Envision seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications with lived experience to apply as they are currently under- represented in our organisation. Envision graduates will be guaranteed a first round interview.
To apply you must please read the application pack and apply online. Deadline- Midday Wednesday 6th July
We are looking for an individual who will be committed to the project ethos of ‘welcoming the stranger’ along with our values: to show compassion, respect individuals and uphold their dignity, work with optimism, challenge inequalities and discrimination, provide a quality service to achieve positive outcomes, strive to work together and enable people to reach their full potential.
The successful candidate will join our senior leadership team and have a passion for creating a welcoming environment for our service users, volunteers, visitors and staff. With a strong track record of office management, staff supervision, finance and the skills to oversee Brushstrokes facilities you will help us to continue to deliver vital services to refuges, asylum seekers and migrants across Sandwell and West Birmingham. A disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service will be requested for the successful applicant (funded by the Society).
Father Hudson’s Care is a committed employer that proactively pursues our ambitions for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do, building on our core values.
As a reward for your dedication to our services we offer the following Benefits: -
- Employee suggestion scheme accessible via intranet
- On line Payslips
- Excellent free online and face to face training to help develop and enhance your skills
- Investing in our employees enhancing developmental opportunities
- Long Service Awards
- Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service funded by the Society.
- Supported and bespoke full induction programme
- Enhanced Society Sick Pay and Statutory Sick Pay upon qualifying period
- Enhanced Annual Leave entitlements
- Group Company Pension Scheme upon qualifying period
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support on personal and professional matters
- Refer a friend scheme
If you are interested in this role, please visit father hudsons website to download a recruitment pack or contact (HR Support) to request an application form quoting Post reference P1572
Applications need to be submitted by 21st July 2022 and interviews will be held on 3rd August 2022
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficient suitable applications.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our recent projects include undertaking emergency evacuations near the front line in Ukraine, humanitarian aid deliveries in hard-to-reach areas in Ukraine, Syria, Turkey, Greece and France and supporting an education centre for Syrian refugee children in Jordan. All of which represent hundreds of interesting and important stories which we’d like your help in sharing with our audience.
Our unique way of operating via an online shop, allows the public to purchase aid directly for refugees in need, reducing costs, timescales and supporting local economies.
We’re looking for a creative and self-motivated individual with a diverse skill set to join our small but mighty team. The individual will be responsible for planning and designing engaging content for our social channels and running end-to-end campaigns in order to grow our following and engagement and increase donations. As a charity, free marketing channels such as social media, press and email are some of our main focuses and revenue drivers. We’re looking for someone who lives, eats and breathes social media, has an eye for design, can edit videos and is passionate about educating the public about the refugee crisis.
This is a dynamic role which will involve working with a close knit team and gaining exposure to all areas of the charity’s operations and may involve occasional international travel to our project locations.
Key responsibilities include:
Managing our social channels, growing our digital audience and visibility and retaining and reengaging our existing following.
Using new and existing marketing channels to reach a greater audience and encourage more donations.
Marketing our online aid shop to increase awareness and revenue and encourage repeat purchases/subscriptions.
Exploring new content channels on new and existing platforms such as TikTok and Instagram reels.
Obtaining and/or writing engaging stories for our blog which can also be shared via email and social media.
Developing and executing fundraising campaigns.
Generating income for the charity via a variety of income streams such as grants, sponsorships, partnerships, fundraisers etc.
Crafting press releases and liaising with local, national and international press to give quotes and gain coverage.
Designing marketing materials for use on and offline including social media posts, campaign material, signage, posters, leaflets etc.
Update, analyse and optimise our website.
Collaborate with other team members to ensure smooth running of campaigns.
1-3 years experience of planning and producing a schedule of engaging content for use on a variety of different social media platforms.
Proven record in growing social media following and engagement.
Designing clear and attention-grabbing imagery for use on a variety of different marketing channels.
1-3 years experience running marketing campaigns in order to generate revenue - ideally for a charity or non-profit organisation.
Experience writing compelling press releases and working with local, national and international press to gain coverage - desirable.
A previous role within the non-profit sector and/or knowledge of the refugee crisis - desirable.
Experience working with partners from different countries and cultures and dealing with sensitive personal stories or information - desirable.
Crafting engaging, written content in the form of blog entries, emails, website content and social media captions.
An eye for design - the ability to identify captivating photography with good composition and use online design programmes to produce imagery to accompany our campaigns.
A self-starter and motivated person who is able to proactively identify new opportunities and has the confidence to pursue them.
An interest in geopolitics and learning more about the complex factors and nuances which play into the refugee crisis as well as an empathetic approach and genuine desire to help others.
Flexible and collaborative in your working approach.
In return, you’ll work as part of a fun, flexible team of people with shared motivations and interests. You’ll gain exposure to the workings of a charitable organisation and have ownership over your own campaigns - directly seeing your impact first hand.
You’ll be entitled to 28 days annual leave per year, which increases one day with each year of service. The position is on a remote basis but with the opportunity for some travel to both our head office in Tonbridge, Kent and internationally to the location of our projects.
To apply, please attach a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the opportunity
Critical to our mission, we are now looking to recruit a Programme Coordinator to oversee a caseload of partner schools in Birmingham. You will work closely with the schools and pupils and manage the pool of volunteer tutors by regularly attending weekly tutoring sessions, as well as overseeing the quality of face to face and online tutoring, always working to deliver a great impact.
As the Birmingham Programme Coordinator, you will also support the recruitment of volunteer tutors, manage the tutor sign up process, deliver training for tutors, develop relationships with schools including their Senior Leadership Team and subject teachers, collect data for monitoring and evaluation purposes, and work with other internal teams on business development opportunities.
Place of work: On most days, you will be required to work in Action Tutoring's partner schools in Birmingham as well as working from home between programmes. Travel costs to schools will be paid.
Contract and working hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) permanent contract.
Start date: August 2022
Closing date: 9am, Thursday 14th July 2022
Interviews: w/c 18th July 2022
All Action Tutoring staff must have a DBS check. Should you be aware of any incidents, cautions or convictions that would appear on your DBS check, you should notify us with your application.
Duties and responsibilities
- Responsible for the delivery of Action Tutoring’s tutoring programmes in partner schools, whether online or face to face. This includes working closely to manage all key stakeholders: schools, pupils and volunteer tutors; regularly attending weekly face to face and online tutoring sessions; leading on reviewing and improving programme delivery, using data to reliably assess programme performance.
- Support the Action Tutoring Recruitment Team with focused recruitment of volunteer tutors.
- Manage the tutor sign-up process to assign tutors to upcoming tutoring programmes, working with the Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator on local volunteer recruitment.
- Develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in partner schools, including members of the Senior Leadership Team and subject teachers.
- Update and maintain Action Tutoring’s database, including collecting data for monitoring and evaluation purposes, such as attendance records, baseline and interim assessments and end of programme surveys. Reporting regularly on key performance indicators.
- Work with the Midlands Programme Manager on business development, approaching new schools that might be interested in working with Action Tutoring.
- Proactively report to the Midlands Programme Manager on the details of Action Tutoring’s operations in your partner schools.
- Any other ad hoc responsibilities as deemed relevant by the CEO.
- Undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience).
- A*-C in maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent experience ).
- Right to work in the UK.
We are looking for some of the following attributes, though you might be more experienced in some areas than others:
- Being the sole representative for a partner school, you will need to use your ability to work independently and with initiative, often organising your own time to meet deadlines. You’ll also need to have a strong aptitude for developing relationships with a range of stakeholders ensuring you uphold high standards of communication and adapt your style for different audiences. The nature of this role will also require you to demonstrate adaptability, resilience and the ability to cope with some uncertainty.
- This position would suit you if you’re looking to develop your experience in the education or charity sectors. Existing experience of working with young people and/or project management in a charity or education setting would be an asset.
You will be likely be more successful in this role if you have:
- Experience of working with young people and/or project management.
- Experience in costumer service roles.
- Evidence of an interest in education and/or the third sector would also be an asset.
As a charity that values and celebrates people's diversity and champions opportunities for all young people, we are keen to receive applications from people who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. If you are dedicated to ensuring young people from all backgrounds reach a meaningful level of academic attainment and are passionate about bringing about this change, please apply today or get in touch for more information.
- Hybrid working
- We offer a flexible combination of office and home based working.
- 25 days holiday a year (plus UK public holidays), increasing by a day for each complete year of service (up to three extra days).
- Flexitime and TOIL
- We have a flexible policy for working hours, and offer TOIL where staff have to work particularly early in the day or late in the evening, so that they can reclaim those hours at another time.
- Team away days
- The whole team across the UK gets together three times a year.
- We have a workplace pension scheme with a 3% employer contribution.
- Culture of celebrating
- Regular thanks and praise and monthly recognition of ’heroes’ to celebrate employees going above and beyond.
- Lots of opportunities to learn from others in the organisation, including policy briefings, shadowing colleagues and peer-to-peer development.
- Team socials around team days, regular bring-and-share team lunches and other activities.
- Proofreading Team
- As well as checking the accuracy of all content Action Tutoring shares with external audiences, our proofreading team supports individuals who would value an extra pair of eyes on their writing.
- Ad hoc projects
- Interested in other exciting topics relevant to our charity? Then join one of our working groups (including policy, diversity and inclusion, curriculum and training, socials, data and insights) and support with ongoing projects.
How to apply
Please submit here a CV and outline in a letter (max one page of A4):
- Your ability to 'spin different plates' simultaneously, including clear examples of past experiences.
- Your ability to be resilient when things are not going the way you thought, including clear examples of past experiences OR Your experience of managing diverse stakeholders, including clear examples of past experiences.
- Tell us about how our organisational values are in line with your values.
Applications that fail to meet these criteria will automatically be discounted. We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help you with making the application process work for you.
Assistant Management Accountant
We now have a number of exciting opportunities for flexible and proactive individuals to join the charity’s 20+ strong Finance Department.
Position: Assistant Management Accountant
Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite working in Devon, currently estimated to be 1-2 days per week
Hours: Full-time (part-time considered - minimum 21 hours per week)
Salary: £30,000 per annum, plus study support
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022.
As Assistant Management Accountant in either the Equine Operations and Resources area or the Income and Marketing Communications area (including commercial operations), you will provide support to cost centre managers, together with comprehensive analysis of income/expenditure and will be responsible for monthly accruals and prepayments.
Principal duties and responsibilities within this multifunctional and rewarding role will include the following:
- Assisting in the production of the monthly management accounts, including accruals and prepayments, and writing variance commentary for dedicated cost centres
- Providing a finance business partnering service, giving advice and support to cost centre managers including training and coaching on all aspects of quarterly reforecasting and monthly reporting
- The collation and analysis of high volumes of complex data, interpreting trends and variances from budgets and forecasts
- The provision of high-quality management accounting data
- Management of the General Ledger and Project Ledger
Please note: a generous study support package including both cost and time elements will be offered.
With strong communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills, the Assistant Management Accountant will ensure that strong relationships are developed and maintained with operational managers and their teams, improving the impact and understanding of financial reporting on charity performance and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
You will have:
- AAT or part qualified CIMA is preferred, although QBE will also be considered
- Experience in a management accounting/finance business partner role
- Experience of a computerised accounting system
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, including some experience of dealing with high volumes of data
Knowledge of Open Accounts software, experience of budgeting and forecasting and experience of playing a key role in projects are desirable.
The charity offers a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – the offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, there is a staff wellbeing programme and the organisations initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys – some literally a few yards from your office – will always be pleased to see you!
About the Organisation
The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
You may have experience in areas such as Management Accountant, Accountant, Senior Management Accountant, Junior Management Accountant, Lead Management Accountant, Project Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance, Finance Controller, Finance Manager, Business Accountant, Finance Manager, Finance Director, Head of Finance, Business Accountant, Accountant, CCAB, Financial Controller, Financial Control, CFO. ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA.
University Hospitals Birmingham Charity is looking for a Stewardship and Administration Assistant to join our team, primarily based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The role is based on-site and most of the work will take place during office hours between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work for events.
The Stewardship Assistant’s main role is to be the friendly and approachable first point of contact for the Charity, whether it's face to face, by telephone or by email. They are also responsible for ensuring that all of our incredible donors and fantastic fundraisers receive the timely acknowledgement that they deserve, and that all donations are recorded correctly and inputted onto our database.
The role is varied and includes supporting the Fundraising Team with behind the scenes event administration and running the weekly lottery. Experience of using Raisers Edge or Donorflex would be a bonus, but training will be provided.
As an organisation we are passionate about developing our staff and you will not only have the opportunity to increase your skills in administration and fundraising, but will also have the chance to gain knowledge of our grants and communications activities.
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience within the Charity sector. Whilst previous administration or stewardship experience is highly desirable, a passion for our work and an ambition to grow and learn are just as important.
In addition to your CV we ask that all applicants submit a covering letter telling us about why you are interested in the position and any skills and/or experience that you have that you feel would be relevant to the role. Please refer to the full job description and person specification.You are also welcome to tell us about any fundraising or voluntary work you may have previously taken part in, such as university committees, school PTA events, fundraising events or community volunteering.
You can download the full role description and person specification once you click 'Apply'.
Closing date for applications is Friday 15 July at 11.59pm. Interviews will take place week commencing 25 July 2022.
Please ensure that you submit a covering letter with your application.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.