Facilities And Administration Officer Jobs in Newcastle
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This is a new position within the team, the role holder will be responsible for generating a diverse income and ensuring that our fundraising activities align with our strategic priorities. They will work closely with the Operations Manager, as well as the Finance and Communications team.
Working closely with colleagues across the organisation you will develop strong and compelling fundraising bids for a range of trusts, grant funders and government funding streams. You will support the Management Team to develop and deliver an effective, values-based fundraising strategy in line with our strategic priorities. You will also work closely with the Finance and Communications Team to attract diverse streams of income and develop innovative ways of reaching donors as well as demonstrating the impact of SWA’s work. Building a network of effective relationships with grant making bodies as well as corporate and community partners and stakeholders will be integral to the role.
What We Need: We’re looking for someone with experience in a similar role, with specific experience of developing and writing successful funding applications from a wide range of funding sources, preferably in a similar context. We’re looking for someone with skills across a range of fundraising profiles, with experience of developing legacy and corporate fundraising streams as well as community fundraising. We ask that you are a self-starter, ready to apply these skills creatively to meet our strategic priorities. Excellent written and verbal communications skills go without saying: you’ll be skilled in the ability to engage confidently with a range of different audiences, and be adept at writing to suit them, working alongside colleagues across SWA to co-produce bids, reports and evaluations for funders.
We’re looking for someone who has;
- Knowledge of ethical fundraising and charity law as applied to the fundraising environment in Scotland.
- Demonstrable track record of developing and writing successful funding applications, from a wide range of relevant funding sources.
- Highly organised approach to effective planning, delivery and the development of funding applications.
- Awareness and understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse and the impact on women, children and young people.
What we offer: For further information about the range of benefits offered by Scottish Women’s Aid, please refer to the application pack – Grants and Fundraising Officer Advert.
Please note, applications will be accepted from women only under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Scottish Women’s Aid is an equal opportunities employer, all women, including women with the protected characteristic of gender reassignment, may apply for women-only roles.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Since being founded in 1995, Railway Children has had one mission: to keep street-connected children safe wherever they are in the world. In India, Tanzania and the UK, we’ve saved and changed the lives of vulnerable children at risk of a life on the streets – or already surviving their cruelty. We’ve achieved landmark policy changes across all three countries to better protect street-connected children. Our goal is global change, and we won’t stop until every child at risk of being lost to the streets is protected. We’ve already achieved a lot with the help of our partners and supporters. But there’s more to do.
As our current Finance Director prepares to move on after 15 years of outstanding service, we are seeking a highly talented and inspiring candidate to help take the organisation forward and guide us towards long-term financial success across the international group.
Directing our fantastic teams in the UK, India and Tanzania, you will bring a cohesive and strategic approach to our financial planning, strengthening the departments for sustainability and growth.
In line with our values, we are seeking a talented individual, who is a courageous, resilient, strategic thinker, capable of building a vision for our finances and taking the team with them on that journey. As well as being an outstanding guardian of our finances and delivering financial excellence, you will bring inspiring leadership and support the senior leadership team to always uphold our values across the Railway Children group.
We're looking for an inspiring and collaborative individual, who can demonstrate the following:
- Significant experience of senior accounting including reporting to a Board/Finance Committee
- Experience of charity finance practice and governance
- Track record of managing significant budgets, financial reporting, financial systems, and cash flow.
- Experience of strategic financial planning and budget preparation.
- Proven experience of leading finance teams and managing at a senior level.
- Experience of strategic planning and evaluation to drive improvement and performance.
- Strong track record of managing and negotiating procurement and contracts.
For further information about Railway Children and the full role description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please ensure you provide:
- A comprehensive CV, including your recent achievements, and the details of two referees.
- A supporting statement addressing your motivations for applying and how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification. This should be no longer than two sides of A4.
Closing date for applications: Friday 15th March 2024
Preliminary Interviews with Russam: Wednesday 20th March 2024
Interviews with Railway Children: Over weeks commencing 8th & 15th April 2024 (dates TBC)
We look forward to receiving your application.
About Kidney Care UK
3.5 million people in the UK have chronic kidney disease (CKD), a diagnosis that can turn your world upside down.
For almost 50 years, Kidney Care UK has been at the forefront of supporting people with kidney disease. From our early days when we campaigned to introduce donor cards in the UK, we have worked hard to support and represent the interests of everyone affected by this lifelong condition. We continue to provide practical, emotional, and financial support for individuals and their families, while also working with healthcare professionals to improve care services and campaign for change.
Kidney disease can affect anyone and there is no cure. We are here for the young and the old, for those struggling to make ends meet, for families and loved ones. We fight tirelessly, giving our total support, to improve the lives of kidney patients and their families.
We’ve grown significantly over the past five years. But this is just the start – we want to grow our income significantly in the next three years. We have to – there are so many people who need us.
Will you join us and help ensure that no one faces kidney disease alone?
About the role
You will provide key inbound referral management and administrative support to the Money & Energy Advisers and within our Patient Support Services team for kidney patients struggling with their energy and water bills and other costs of living.
To raise awareness of the service and build strong relationships with people living with kidney disease and affected by kidney disease, professionals and other kidney stakeholder groups in your defined geographic region.
• NHS Renal teams including allied health professionals
• Partner organisations
• Statutory services
• Other Money & Advice services
• Patient Support Services teams (Patient Support & Advocacy, Grants, Counselling)
• Policy team
• Marketing & Communications team
• Fundraising team
• Responsible for the day-to-day administration and allocation of inbound referrals into the Money & Energy Advice service across the region, effectively managing initial contact, appointments and assistance for food / fuel vouchers and other grant service administration.
• Update and maintain manual and computerised database and case management systems and records in accordance with the service’s internal policies/procedures and organisational standards.
• Collate and supply information and correspondence to internal and external contacts in accordance with required deadlines.
• Liaise with referring agencies to improve referral information and the general referral process for patients.
• Act as a gateway to local information and access to:
◌ Kidney Care UK patient grants programme, raising awareness of the programme and supporting applications.
◌ Kidney Care UK Patient Support & Advocacy service, to ensure patients have access to reliable and accurate patient information relating to kidney disease, patient pathways, models of care, and patient choice.
◌ Kidney Care UK Counselling service and other appropriate services to meet patients’ emotional and physiological needs.
• Work closely with local Kidney Care UK Patient Support & Advocacy Officers to ensure that patients receive expert advice in all areas of need, with smooth, effective handovers ensuring that patients feel supported and part of the Kidney Care UK ‘family’ at all times.
• Maintain records on the Kidney Care UK database to support service delivery and communications with patients, and to facility effective reporting to Kidney Care UK and to our funders.
• Raise awareness of Kidney Care UK and the benefit of its full range of Patient Support Services amongst people living with disease and affected by kidney disease and professionals across the region.
• Provide insight on patients’ concerns and unmet needs to inform Kidney Care UK research, campaigns, and new service development activity.
• Work in a way that respects the personal, social, cultural and spiritual needs of the individual and maintains the confidentiality of information they may have shared with you.
The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.
Please view the job description for full details and how to apply.
Closing date: Wednesday 13th March 2024.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.