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Do you believe in the power of sport to offer life lessons, develop life skills and affect young people’s life chances? Are you passionate about building a brighter future for the next generation? If so, then this Trustee role with the Youth Sport Trust is the role for you.
We are the UK’s leading charity improving every young person’s education and development through play and sport. Our vision is a future where every child enjoys the life changing benefits of play and sport and we work tirelessly to increase equality.
Sport gives young people a platform to have their voice heard and a place where they feel they belong, and we are on a mission to harness this extraordinary power to change young lives today and help them build a brighter tomorrow.
Over 25 years we have developed a unique way of maximising the power of sport to grow young people, schools and communities through the development of physical and mental health, fostering inclusion and building character and leadership skills. We have been fortunate enough to work closely with government to influence policy and deliver national strategy, as well as in delivering and co-creating projects for a range of Trusts, Foundations, Lottery distributors and Corporates. We are now seeking a Trustee to join our Board of Directors to influence key strategic and governance issues and ensure we meet performance objectives.
As a Trustee you will work to guarantee the highest standards of integrity and governance, and help ensure statutory requirements are met. We will look to you to make sure financial controls and systems of risk management are robust and defensible as well as provide expert advice on all matters of Board business. You will also monitor and review the executive teams’ activity and provide challenge and feedback as needed to enhance their performance. Important will be the ability to help the Board maximise impact for the young people we support as well as ensuring sustainability of the charity without compromising our moral position and brand.
The Youth Sport Trust was established in 1995 by our benefactor and President, Sir John Beckwith supported by our Vice President Duncan Goodhew. The organisation is now the leading national charity working within education on youth sport and is looking for a Trustee who thrives on accountability and is unfazed by the responsibility of being the guardian of our reputation. We are looking for someone who will champion all we stand for and will promote our work through external relations and stakeholder engagement.
Naturally, you will have knowledge and a genuine interest in the sporting and education landscapes, and the use of sport to drive social outcomes. Commercially astute, you will have sound business judgement and the ability to challenge and constructively criticise. You will have good diplomatic, communication and interpersonal skills too. A background in the charity sector, primary education, public health, and/or sport would be highly valued.
Youth Sport Trust positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including candidates from an ethnically diverse background and candidates with a range of lived experience.
If you share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people and have the skills and energy to take a successful charity onto the next stage of its development, please send in a comprehensive CV and covering letter to us via the link. For more information on this role please go to jobs youthsporttrust org.
Closing date: 10am on 14 February 2022
Interview date: 23 February 2022 via videocall
Registered charity number: 1086915
Since our establishment in 2004, SEA has grown into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), which provides advocacy to vulnerable people using housing, health and social care services in Nottingham (shire), as well as further afield in the wider East Midlands region. Our work is highly regarded and provides dedicated person-centred support to a diverse range of advocacy partners, who are either vulnerably housed, experiencing homelessness or suffering from social exclusion.
In early October 2021, our Chair stepped down from his role after two successful terms of leadership, which resulted in growth in key areas across the organisation. SEA is committed to continuing this upward trajectory and we are specifically looking to diversify both our reach and service provision, together with developing our income base within the broader health and social care sector.
The Board of Trustees are now seeking to build on this progress by recruiting a dynamic, visionary and forward-thinking Chair who will provide the necessary guidance and strategic direction to ensure that our organisation remains effective and inclusive and continues to thrive.
We are open to UK based applications, providing the applicant can attend Nottingham based quarterly board meetings in person.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you a Vet Nurse who is passionate about animal welfare, loves dogs and is looking for an excellent work life balance? We are seeking registered Vet Nurses to join our Veterinary Teams based in rehoming centres in Cardiff, Glasgow and Loughborough.
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
In this key role, you will work closely with the Dogs Trust rehoming centre team and the centre Veterinary Surgeon to help provide excellent veterinary care and welfare to our dogs. You will be involved with all aspects of surgery, assisting with consultations, maintaining clinical protocols, monitoring our recovery kennels, and you will also be a point of contact regarding veterinary assistance for the centre team, helping to ensure that protocols are adhered to by providing informal, occasional training to staff.
To be successful in this role you will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with an appreciation of handling dogs in accordance with Dogs Trust guidelines, using positive reinforcement techniques. Experience of working in a rehoming/charity establishment would be desirable, but a full induction is provided. You will be able to show empathy and understanding towards both dogs and people and be committed to delivering the highest standards of patient care and customer service. You will also need a full, clean UK driving licence.
The role benefits from a Monday to Friday working schedule, with no out of hours or weekend commitment. Dogs Trust actively encourage professional development, with opportunities to work alongside our in-house behavioural teams, and a generous CPD allowance (including access to external opportunities). Additionally, RCVS fees for Vet Nurses are paid.
To apply for this position please visit our website.
At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, either at application or interview stage, please contact us on the email address listed on the job advert.
Overall role purpose:
This role is a new and forward-thinking post. Based at the Hope Centre, the successful candidate will work (25 hours a week) directly with clients both as a Key Worker (housing and associated needs) and by creatively designing and running new projects tailored to clients’ needs. We have assessed that at any one time around a third of our clients are at the point to become more independent but need to develop skills to maintain their tenancies and reintegrate into wider society. Therefore, you will scope out and develop new projects aimed at increasing clients’ skills and abilities to prevent the ‘revolving door’ scenario by which clients could move back into homelessness. Project delivery will involve developing links with other organisations and volunteers. Although flexible, it is anticipated that there will be an equal split between working with clients as their Key Worker and on new project development work.
Our Key Workers have their own set of clients and work as part of the wider but small team. Together the team promotes a warm and welcoming environment where clients feel valued and are encouraged to use all the Centre’s facilities.
- Comprehensive assessment of new clients, undertaking risk assessments including assessing initial and longer-term needs
- Work with clients to plan, implement and review decisions about the range of options on offer
- Provide practical and personal support to clients in an approachable, caring and person-centred way.
- Follow up with clients by appointment or if in crisis they can drop in
- Advocate and support clients as they navigate their crisis – such as accompanying them to appointments for housing assessments
- Work holistically with clients addressing their homelessness situation, focusing on improvement in confidence and self-esteem and progress towards personal aims and ambitions and work towards achieving them.
- Work as part of a dedicated team to provide safe, high quality, positive and inclusive service to clients
As an exciting and new initiative this role will allow the successful candidate to pioneer a brand new area of Hope4’s work. These projects could include ‘house to home’ skills such as cooking, budgeting, taking up hobbies and developing new friendships and social networks, or experts by experience groups. This role will also involve developing volunteering opportunities for the wider community within these projects. Through this we aim to support each client holistically helping them to ensure they sustain their new homes.
- Working with the Manager to develop project concepts that support and reflect clients’ identified needs
- Lead on project activities including working alongside others in the team to assess clients’ needs and suitability
- Develop a network of agencies and partners in the wider community to support project delivery
- Recruit, lead and motivate a team of volunteers to be envisioned and engaged in supporting and developing project delivery
- Monitor and evaluate project delivery and success
For more details see the Job Description/Person Specification attachment.
Still not sure? Why not find out more about Hope4 on our website, by visiting the Centre in person or by meeting the team online by appointment contacting the Centre Manager.
How to apply?
Send your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the job criteria
Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th January 2022, 23.59
Interviews: 7th or 8th February 2022
Hope4 does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accepts the fees associated with them.
Please detail in your covering letter how you meet the job specification which can be through employment and/or volunteering roles you have undertaken.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Does your background include having worked in a mental health service setting based on social inclusion and recovery? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then join us as a Service Manager.
Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.
Right now, we’re looking for someone like you to manage our Community Based Mental Health, Wellbeing and Recovery Service, Leicester Life Links. Based in Leicester City our Life Links service provides a number of different support networks allowing people to choose how they receive support dependent on personal needs including an information line.
In this vital front line management role, you will be working alongside another Service Manager, taking responsibility for everything from the day-to-day management of service contracts and staff, through to client support, budgets, client caseloads and building maintenance. You will be supporting volunteer coordinators as well as mental health Recovery Workers. We’ll also rely on you to develop a service/location training and development plan and look after the service’s budget. Managing all aspects of risk will be important too, as will ensuring data entry onto our MI and reporting systems is accurate and timely. In short, you’ll do everything you can to make sure the quality of the service we provide is nothing less than exceptional.
To succeed, you’ll need significant knowledge and experience of working in mental health and undertaking risk assessments. You will be solution focused and outcome driven, with a firm but inclusive, open and encouraging management style, lots of tact and diplomacy and the ability to lead by example. We’ll also be looking for a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to participate in an on call rota. Adept at managing conflicting demands and priorities, motivating staff and delegating work also comes naturally to you. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, working with both internal and external partners and all stakeholders.
This is a full-time, permanent post available at 37.5 hours per week.
The salary for this role is £24,606.00 per annum, with progression up to £25,904.00 per annum.
So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.
Recovery Focus is committed to working towards equal opportunities and we select staff solely on merit irrespective of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, social class, religious belief, disability or history of mental health or addiction problems. If you need support to apply for the role or adaptions at interview please contact the recruitment team to discuss.
When applying, please submit a supporting statement alongside your CV.
Income Generation Manager
We’re looking for a dynamic and creative Income Generation Manager to build, maintain and manage fundraising and retail for a fantastic Leicester based Charity.
Position: Income Generation Manager
Location: Leicester - homeworking and hybrid working available with travel to Leicestershire.
Hours: 30 hours per week, all flexibility considered.
Salary: Full time salary Circa £36k
Benefits: Excellent health benefits, a defined contribution pension scheme and access to an employee assistance programme.
About the role:
As Income Generation Manager you will be responsible for building and managing fundraising for one of the largest charities in Leicestershire. This will include community, corporate and retail with some individual and major giving, as well as taking a role in the charity’s capital appeal.
Key responsibilities for the Income Generation Manager will include:
- Managing and developing a team of 5 staff, plus management of fundraising volunteers, working in the office and the community.
- Manage a fundraising income and expenditure budget of c.£1 million + capital appeal targets and meeting fundraising targets
- Developing key relationships with potential to deliver future income
- Attending fundraising events and meeting supporters as required
The Income Generation Manager will have a proven record of:
- Meeting and exceeding fundraising or income targets.
- Proven fundraising experience in at least two areas of community, corporate, retail or major giving.
- Managing a budget and providing commentary on financial performance
- Knowledge of charity law and fundraising regulations
- Successfully managing a team.
You may also have experience as a Fundraising Manager, Regional Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Corporate Fundraiser, Events Fundraiser, Corporate Partnerships Manager, Major Donor Fundraiser, Income Generation, Head of Fundraising, Senior Income Generation Executive, Income Generation Lead, etc.
Regional Manager – East Midlands Gateway
Remote based; with frequent travel across region.
£32,000 to £35,000 DOE, plus 25 days holiday & pension
Monday – Friday 35 hours per week
Career Ready is an award-winning agent for change. Over the last 18 Years, Career Ready has been transforming the lives of more than 150,000 Children and Young People across the UK. We believe that every young person, regardless of background, deserves the opportunity to enjoy a rewarding and successful future and to progress to a sustained, positive post-school destination.
We are working in partnership with SEGRO to recruit a Regional Manager to support the launch of a new partnership to deliver the transformational Career Ready 16-18 programme within local schools/colleges across the East Midlands Gateway. This new partnership will inspire the next generation of employees across the East Midlands Gateway and will help young people, particularly those from underprivileged backgrounds - to meet their full potential.
Across the Midlands we are currently engaged in working with schools and colleges in Staffordshire, East and the West Midlands. This role will expand our reach in the region, into the East Midlands Gateway (Leicester and Leicestershire) an area of huge opportunity and need for young people. Our Career Ready programme is based on our Skills for Career Success learning outcomes, delivered by employer volunteers. The core pillars of our programmes are a series of structured masterclasses, mentoring, workplace visits and four-week internship. Last year 98% of students aged 16-18 leaving our Career Ready programme went on to positive destinations.
You will be joining Career Ready at an exciting time following the launch of our most recent strategy 2021-2024. We are on a drive towards growing our work across the U.K with employers to support and invest in young talent. This role will support us over the next three years, as we grow our work and solidify our position as a sustainable charity that boosts social mobility for more young people across the UK.
About the role
This is a significant opportunity for a new Regional Manager to lead on a landmark employer partnership and be at the centre of innovating to create partnerships locally. Identifying the schools/colleges and students who will benefit most from the programme, to ensure we are having the greatest impact possible on the lives of the young people. There will also be opportunities to collaborate and be creative, as well as being autonomous in how you run and develop programmes with your schools/colleges and employer accounts.
The Regional Manager will be responsible for launching the Career Ready programme across the East Midlands Gateway and will help to :
- Raise awareness and aspirations of career opportunities for young people across the East Midlands Gateway;
- Promote local industries and social mobility within local communities;
- Support participating students with practical and ‘real life’ learning opportunities
- Provide a sound medium to long term pool of young people entering the local workforce;
- Develop a pipeline to entry level roles with our students;
- Provide a significant volunteering programme to support local employer volunteering and skills opportunities.
- Deliver a robustly evaluated community investment for programme, with impact data for social value reporting.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Stakeholder mapping and outreach to onboard new employers to support schools within the region.
- Recruit new schools/colleges to enrol on the programme for September 2022 in agreement with targets.
- Strategic account management and reporting for the Career Ready and SEGRO Partnerships.
- Project management of running the Career Ready programme working on a regular basis with schools and colleges e.g. support internships, managing events for students and corporate supporters, etc.
- Account manage relationships with regional and local corporate supporters and regional or local operations of national corporate supporters.
- Promote the contribution of Career Ready and awareness of Career Ready to potential supporters and assist in engaging their commitment to give both practical and financial support.
- Provide regular communication and reporting to the Lead Manager for the Midlands and external funders.
- Set up and Manage the Local Advisory Boards (employer board) – for your region.
- Help support mentor volunteers with their programme support.
- Ensure that all regional management information is submitted to the organisational database (Salesforce) in a timely and accurate way.
- Support schools and colleges in delivery of internships and work placements.
- From time to time there will be need to deliver sessions to skills and careers leads and to groups of young people within the school and college setting.
National and strategic management
- Contribute to the corporate work of Career Ready.
- With the Chief Executive, Director of Programmes and Midlands Lead Manager - monitor the state of Career Ready in the region and seek ways to promote its achievements and improve the service given by the central staff team.
- Attend meetings and training days .
- In conjunction with senior staff and the communications team, work to raise the profile of Career Ready in the Regional Manager’s area, and its key stakeholders in the regional and local media, business and education communities.
- Undertake public speaking and media engagements as required to promote the work of Career Ready in the Regional Manager’s area.
- Assist schools and colleges on our programmes to plan, manage and run events to promote Career Ready to potential corporate supporters, students, parents / carers and the local community, and be prepared to present at such events.
- Attend national Career Ready events such as A Capital Experience.
- Arrange and manage regional events including launch events, mentor icebreakers, work place visits.
- From time to time, Regional Managers may be required to deliver programme materials (e.g., assemblies, masterclasses etc.)
Promote a commitment to high standards of service, and to equality of opportunity through leadership, policy development and good practice. You will be able to build local partnerships with schools, colleges and employers with a view to growth with the Career Ready strategic plan. An entrepreneurial spirit allied with a can-do attitude will go a long way.
- Target driven, but able to balance financial and non-financial objectives.
- Entrepreneurial with the ability to follow through and achieve results.
- Forward planner with excellent time management skills.
- Able to deliver targets and objectives, often alone, but also to rise above the detail and take a strategic perspective.
- Able to communicate effectively in a wide variety of situations, including formal speaking engagements to large audiences.
- Able to reach, network with and communicate to a wide range of stakeholders and potential stakeholders including senior business people, principals of schools and colleges and students.
- Able to operate corporately as part of the Career Ready team.
- Consultative and supportive management style.
- Skilled negotiator, internally and externally.
- Ability to use databases, Word, excel, PowerPoint and other ‘Office’ packages.
A flexible approach to working hours is essential as ‘out of hours’ meetings are common within the requirements of this role.
One of the following:
(i) Preferably three years in an education role. Experience could have been gained in schools, FE colleges or not-for-profit organisations, but the successful applicant must be able to gain credibility with senior managers in a variety of educational institutions; or
(ii) Three years experience in a not-for-profit organisation involved with young people; or
(iii) Three years experience in a community development or Corporate Social Responsibility role in a company; and
Evidence of commercial awareness and proven experience of account management.
Appointment will be subject to a 3-month probation period during which time the contract may be terminated with one week’s notice.
An enhanced criminal record (DBS) check will be required for the role.
The role is home based (remote working)
Salary & Benefits
- £32,000-35,000 per annum, depending on experience.
- Plus 6% contribution to personal pension plan, subject to 3% employee contribution
- Annual leave: 25 days per annum plus bank/public holidays. The Charity is also closed between Christmas and New Year and there are an additional 2 days of leave available in August.
- Interest-free season ticket or bicycle purchase loans.
- Access to both our Reward Gateway Portal and an Employee Assistance Programme
- Annual Work Anniversary Gift Voucher
If you are interested in the role then please submit a CV and a covering letter stating why you believe you are suitable for the role, giving details of your current salary.
If you would like to discuss this role further before applying, you are welcome to request a call back.
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Sunday 30th January 2022 and interviews will take place virtually in week commencing 7th February
Registered Charity Number 1092891
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Senior Development Worker – Mental Health Crisis Alternatives
This is an exciting new role and the successful candidate will be instrumental in supporting communities to provide an alternative to crisis support. This is a role that requires an understanding of mental health challenges and would be an opportunity to work at a senior level to develop new services across Derby and Derbyshire. We require someone with excellent interpersonal skills, a track record in community development and some knowledge of the mental health voluntary sector would be desirable.
37 hours, including some weekend and evening working
Salary: £31.746.00 - 12 month contract (possible extension subject to external funding and review)
We need a new senior development worker who will support the development of pathways for supporting delivery of Crisis alternatives across a wide range of stakeholders.
You will need excellent communication skills, and an aptitude for learning. You must be self motivated and able to work independently within an agreed framework. You will be self-supporting so must be fully computer literate. You will need to be able to work flexible hours and to travel across Derby and Derbyshire. Posts will be based at our office in Long Eaton.
The post is initially for a one-year contract (possible extension subject to external funding and review)
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 9th February 2022 4PM.
INTERVIEW DATE: 16th February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Would you love to work for a small but mighty International Development charity which is striving towards four goal areas: access to energy; sustainable agriculture; water, sanitation and waste management; and disaster risk reduction?
Charity People is delighted to be partnering exclusively with Practical Action in search of an talented Senior Partnerships and Philanthropy Officer to join their team. If you are looking for a role with real, tangible impact in a charity that is making huge strides forward, this is the one for you….
Practical Action is a global innovator, encouraging people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. From incredible practical solutions like enabling marginalised farmers without land to earn a living by cultivating pumpkins on barren sandbars, to innovative ideas like their extraordinary floating gardens, which uses water hyacinth to construct rafts enabling farmers to grow crops on flooded land.
Reporting into the Philanthropy Manager you'll be responsible for managing and developing relationships with a portfolio of trusts and foundations and major donors, both existing and new, capable of giving five and six figure grants or gifts, securing income and contributing to the wider Partnerships and Philanthropy strategy. You'll get the opportunity to work across the whole organisation, including the Board as part of their giving circle.
We are looking for a brilliant relationship fundraiser with:
* Experience in fundraising from high net worth individuals making gifts privately, or through trusts and corporations
* A proven track record of identifying and securing new business
* Experience of using a range of prospect research techniques to identify and qualify new prospects to feed the donor pipeline
* A strong track record of managing and developing a portfolio of donors
Practical Action offers a flexible, life and family-friendly working culture.
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire. It is Practical Action's normal practice to operate an agile flexible working policy, where flexible working hours are enabled as well as remote working.
For lots more detail on this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV to Ellen Drummond at Charity People.
Closing: 28th January
Interviews: w/c 31st January
Please note our offices are closed over Christmas and New Year but do send in your CV and we will be in touch ASAP in 2022.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.