Are you experienced in a senior internal communications role? Are you able to think strategically to develop an annual plan that aligns with organisational priorities?
We are recruiting for an Internal Communications Manager to oversee and enable excellent internal communications for Dogs Trust, ensuring all channels are fully utilised, and our network of staff across the country feel informed and engaged.
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 15,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
Communications and Digital plays a central role at Dogs Trust. We help people know, love and understand the charity and take action to support the charity’s work. We use our understanding of Dogs Trust and audience need to produce impactful and creative on-brand communications, liaising with the media and celebrities, and engaging directly with our supporters. We also play a crucial role in evolving the digital supporter experience and use our internal communications expertise to communicate key messages to employees across Dogs Trust.
In this role you will be required to work with key stakeholders to develop an internal communications plan to ensure our workforce is informed and engaged using audience insight, as well as continuing to develop and improve the charity’s reporting processes, using feedback from staff across the organisation.
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience in a senior internal communications role, with a track record of developing and running successful internal communications campaigns for large, complex organisations. You will have experience in stakeholder management, and the ability to work with and influence a variety of different people at different levels, both in person and remotely.
In return for all of this, we have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes excellent annual leave and pension allowances, and you will you join a team of highly professional and driven colleagues in a brilliant upbeat and collaborative environment, all with a genuine passion for dog welfare.
To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you to submit a CV and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.
London Youth is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our fundraising team as Corporate Partnerships Manager.
In our values-led and collaborative charity, you’ll be joining the small but effective fundraising team, which has brought in around £3m a year from trusts and foundations, and corporate partnerships.
In the last two years, our income from corporate sources has increased substantially, with three new six-figure partnerships. We now have an exciting maternity cover opportunity for a corporate fundraising specialist to join and add value to the fundraising team. This role encompasses both new business development and account management. We’re looking for someone who is as excited by the prospect of ‘closing’ the deal, as they are by safeguarding our crucial current partnerships.
London Youth embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to the ongoing development and building of a team that values and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
We value employee wellbeing and promote healthy work-life balance initiatives and proposals.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you think it is a national disgrace that in England and Wales, two women a week are killed by their partner or ex-partner? Or that one woman in every four will experience domestic violence at some point during her life?
Do you want to work for an organisation that provides a voice for abused women, and plays a vital role in ensuring that life-saving services are in place to support them? If so, then the role of Refuge Worker may be perfect for you.
As Refuge Worker, you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children living in our refuges.
This is an exciting and challenging role as you will provide a high quality professional support service to women and children affected by domestic violence who needs to maintain either current or alternative safe accommodation.
You will ensure the smooth running of the refuge, including the admission of survivors of domestic violence to the refuge.
You will also assess and advise on their entitlement to welfare and housing benefits.
You will develop support plans for each resident and aid them to obtain permanent accommodation.
The successful candidate will have evidence of strong casework management skills, good written and verbal communication and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. Knowledge and direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic violence including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights.
The ability to work as part of an on-call rota is also essential.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work. Successful applicants will be expected to work within Refuge’s Values and Behaviour Framework and demonstrate these in their everyday work.
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We offer the first Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) accredited qualification for our profession. As an ever expanding charity we are also able to provide career development opportunities including advancements into management roles across our range of services.
Salary: £22,828 - £26,390 per annum
Interview date: 14th October 2019
An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Hft is a national charity that’s been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do and use our experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 3,000 people.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Walberton, Sussex
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Up to £8.60 on gaining a Health & Social Care Diploma / NVQ Level 2
Benefits: Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning. Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development.
Closing date: Friday 11 October 2019
About the role:
As a Support Worker at Hft you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In this role, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives; creating flexible services that meet their needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
You will be supporting people to:
- Build their confidence.
- Be more independent.
- Enable them to make as many choices as possible.
- Gain confidence to develop their interests.
- Achieve their personal goals.
- Feel secure in their surroundings.
- Reach their potential.
There's no such thing as a “typical day” for one of our Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning, go swimming or to a local cafe in the afternoon - or even helping them plan their birthday party or a family event. Sometimes it's challenging, but it's always rewarding. You'll go to work knowing that you're making a positive difference to someone's life. And you'll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who'll support you all the way.
We provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you'll get plenty of training along the way. It's great if you already have experience of learning disabilities or autism, but this is by no means essential. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.
Ideally you will hold a full and current UK / EU driving licence due to the rural nature of the area.
What we offer:
We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.
Join us and help us change lives.
Strictly no agencies please.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.
We are working with a forward-thinking national mental health charity and their award-winning Corporate Partnerships team to find their new Corporate Partnerships Officer for a 12-month fixed term contract.
The Corporate Partnerships team has more than doubled it’s income recently, and thanks to their strategic approach to working in partnerships with companies they raise over £3million a year from companies in PR, retail, legal and construction.
This is an exciting role that works not only with the central national team but alongside the local branch network. The local branches are independent but federated organisations and the charity are keen to make sure their corporate partnerships and corporate volunteer opportunities are working to support the local branches, as well as the national charity.
The post-holder will be helping to deliver a cross-organisational plan which will help the network of local branches grow income and maximise the fact that awareness of mental health is at an all-time high. The post holder will also be responsible for managing the pro bono and volunteering programme and will have a unique opportunity to work with well-known leisure brands whilst doing so.
This role would suit someone who has experience of managing projects with multiple stakeholders, excellent business acumen and experience of working with clients in the commercial sector. The charity is looking for a skilled relationship-builder with excellent influence and negotiating and communication skills. If you are flexible and proactive, this would be a great fit for you.
Deadline: 30th September 2019
Salary: up to £30,500
To hear more about the role please call us on 0203 006 2787 or apply online.
If enough applications are received, the charity reserves the right to end the application period sooner. If you would like to have an informal discussion, please visit our website for details.
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Vet Nurse to work alongside our Vet caring for our onsite animals. We rescue, rehome & rehabilitate over 2000 animals a year including exotic birds, chelonians, dogs, cats, wild fowl and equine. The successful applicant will work 30 hours a week, no weekends required. Experience of shelter medicine is preferred but not essential.
Duties will include managing the clinic to RCVS practice standards with appropriate records maintained, carrying out examinations, vaccinations and treatment as necessary. Ensure appropriate drugs are selected, anaesthesia is monitored and documented, and appropriate post-operative care is given. Performing surgical/dental procedures/medical investigations including imaging and laboratory work as clinically necessary.
Working alongside our animal care staff and volunteers as well as receiving external visitors to the surgery.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
London Community Foundation exist to help develop strong and connected communities. They do this by inspiring individual and corporate philanthropy – as well as public sector funds – to invest in London’s grassroots charities. The Foundation has unrivalled access to small charities and community groups across London and their role is to inspire London’s wealth to support them. Having now made grants totalling £80 million since their founding in 1995, the Foundation has seen their annual grant awards grow from £60,000 to £9.5 million over this period.
Chair and Trustee
London Community Foundation now seeks to grow the size of their Trustee Board to greater reflect their role in London’s communities. This is still an exciting time of growth for the Foundation as they continue to make more grants than ever before and this year are establishing a pro-bono advisory network to strengthen their reach into the City and its leaders.
The Board of London Community Foundation seek to recruit a new Chair and Trustee to support the continued ambition of the foundation in inspiring the Capital’s generosity and investment in frontline, grassroots community organisations.
The Chair will lead a motivated and collaborative board, bringing with them strategic vision and gravitas whilst being willing to take an active role in business development and donor engagement.
The Trustee will bring senior level experience within either a grantmaking or commissioning organisation, ideally with experience in areas of need relevant to the work of London Community Foundation.
Both Chair and Trustee will be deeply invested in London, its diversity and its communities.
London Community Foundation is committed to achieving greater diversity in its board, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
To read more about the role, and to find out how to apply, please read the detailed Appointment Brief on the Prospectus website which can be reached by clicking on the apply button.
If you wish to have an informal and confidential conversation, please contact Ami Jenick or Jess Stockford at Prospectus
Closing date: 14th October 2019
Initial interviews with Prospectus: w/c 28th October & w/c 4th November
Panel interviews with London Community Foundation: w/c 18th November
Senior Support Worker
Our client provide care, support and housing in London for people who may be homeless, have a learning disability or a mental health need. Their aim is to provide a safe and secure environment to help people recover and maximise their potential. Our clients services place people at the heart of their communities and help them to develop the skills to live independent lives in the way they choose. They work with local people in an environment that promotes and embraces diversity and the differences that make people individuals.
Position: Senior Support Worker
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week (24 hour shift pattern)
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme
About the role:
The Senior Support Worker will assist the Manager with the day to day management of the project including staff performance, customer welfare and maintenance of a high standard respectful environment.
You will also be responsible for the provision of a quality service where customers are supported in an empathetic way, to live as independently as possible.
As a Senior Support Worker, you will have experience of staff management including awareness of good practice in staff supervision. You will also have successful experience of working with adults with complex needs including homelessness / mental health / substance misuse problems and an understanding of the needs of people who sleep rough and have mental health problems.
Additionally, you will have the ability to identify support needs of customers and to inform and implement individually tailored skill plans. You will also have knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and the ability to maintain appropriate recording and filing systems, including good IT skills.
You may have experience of the following: Senior Support Worker, Support Team Leader, Support Coordinator, Support Supervisor, Care Team Leader, Care Supervisor, Care Coordinator, Senior Care Worker, Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Care Worker, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
Sessional Support Workers
Children’s Saturday Clubs & Holiday Schemes
(Hillingdon and Harrow areas)
£9.43 per hour including holiday pay
(plus, additional benefits, training and flexible working)
We are looking for kind energetic and creative team members who enjoy working with children and young people. If this sounds like you and you have availability to work on Saturdays and during the school holidays, we would love to hear from you!
You will work as part of a team delivering fun session, engaging activities and provide support within our clubs and services. There will also be the opportunity to work on our overnight breaks and after school clubs, although the minimum commitment we require is good availability on Saturdays and during school holidays.
Role Purpose: The primary task is to support the children and young people with learning/physical disabilities across our clubs and activities.
Reporting to the Children Services Session Supervisor, the job-holder will be responsible for the following key duties:
- Assist in playgroup sessions and various club activities
- Attend group holidays and respite for clients
We are committed to equal opportunity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post.
Come, step into our exciting world and experience the adventure!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Age UK East London aims to be an organisation that enables older people to:
- Retain maximum possible choice over the direction of their lives.
- Maintain and improve health.
- Prevent social isolation.
- Live in physical environments suited to their changing needs.
- Have as many opportunities as possible for involvement in fulfilling community and leisure activities.
Our underpinning values are:
Older people and their carers are our partners in everything we do. We aim to keep our work:
- Welcoming service users and visitors to Age UK East London
- To answer the telephone promptly in a welcoming and professional manner
- Directing visitors and callers to the appropriate department
- To act as first point of contact for Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham office
- Listening to voicemail messages and relaying them to the teams across our services
- Undertake administrative duties as required by the Business Support team
- Act as first point of contact for visitors and telephone callers.
- To advise staff and volunteers of arrival of visitors.
- Escort visitors/service users to their destination within the building if nobody is available to collect.
- Ensure each visitor is made comfortable until collected or escorted to their destination.
- Answer a high volume of telephone calls and queries.
- Transfer calls to the appropriate extension taking messages when person requested in not available.
- Ensure that the telephone extension list is up-to-date including direct telephone and mobile numbers.
- Ensure the reception area is tidy, warm and welcoming.
- Supervision of departmental Volunteers when required.
- To book rooms via outlook for internal & external meetings.
- To log all information queries on charitylog
- To log all information queries for Tower Hamlets on Hublink
- Ad-hoc admin tasks – replenishing information and advice slips
- To provide up to date and accurate local and national information and signposting to deal promptly with customer requests
- Adding cases to our database in adherence of AQS and AUKEL Policy
- Administration experience through either paid or voluntary work
- Experience of working with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds through either paid or voluntary work
- Customer service experience through either paid or voluntary work
Knowledge and Understanding
- Understanding of Health & Safety regulations and risk assessments relating to service users
- Understanding of services available to older people and their carers across East London
- An understanding of the diversity of AUKEL customers across AUKEL’s area of benefit
- Knowledge of welfare benefits and advice sector that affect older people
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Excellent skills in respect of both written and spoken English
- IT Skills, using internet, databases and Microsoft Office
- Confident and welcoming telephone manner
- Ability to work in a busy environment
- Ability to work under pressure
- A methodical approach to work
- This post is subject to a check through the disclosure and barring service (formerly CRB).
- This post requires travel across East London.
- The post holder will work with standard office server based computer systems and electronic databases.
To build a fair education for all, we need to unlock the potential in all children – not just some. Together, we’re making it happen. Every day, our work takes us closer to a better future. But we need to do more. It’s a big challenge – and we need your help to take it on.
The political climate continues to change and this means it has never been more important or more challenging to get tackling this problem on the policy agenda. You’ll work as part of a team to address this by informing education policy and helping to secure government income for our work. You’ll support building relationships with political and policy stakeholders including civil servants, MPs, think tanks and unions and media and PR activity to promote what we do.
- Do you have experience in public affairs with a good political acumen?
- Can you tailor information to engage with different audiences?
- Do you have excellent written and analytical skills?
- Can you build professional relationships?
- Do you have experience of using a customer relationship management system in a timely and accurate way?
Yes to the above? Then we want to hear from you. You might be our next Public Affairs Officer.
Take a look at the job description and then complete an application on our careers website. Make sure you’ve got your CV and cover letter showing how you meet our essentials ready to upload.
To apply for a vacancy at Teach First you are required to complete an application on our careers website. If you are applying via an external job board you will be redirected to our careers website where you should complete your application. We will not progress any applications that have not been submitted in this way.
Rocket Science is a highly regarded specialist consultancy with offices in London, Edinburgh and North East England. We focus on performance improvement of services for the public and work as independent advisers, researchers, evaluators, facilitators, trainers and mediators. We specialise in the fields of employability, health and social care, housing and homelessness, learning and skills, third sector development, and local economic development. Our services go beyond consultancy to include organisational and partnership development, as well as acting as evaluation partners and managing agents of a number of grant programmes. We have a particular commitment to helping disadvantaged individuals, families and communities enhance the quality of their lives.
We are looking for an individual with 1 or more years’ experience in a relevant field to join our London team.
Key areas of responsibility
To undertake research/policy work including: content and data analysis; analysing and interpreting policy, legislation, statistics and other information; identifying good and bad practice; and forecasting trends and future developments
To assist with the development of ideas, products and services on behalf of Rocket Science and/or its clients and in the context, where appropriate, of different public-policy initiatives
To contribute to the production of proposals, reports and briefings in appropriate forms which may include newsletters, articles, letters and mailings, in paper and electronic form
To undertake other duties and tasks appropriate to the post as may be required from time to time.
Skills and experience
The person we are looking for is likely to have completed a relevant degree, have 1 or more years’ experience in a relevant field, will be expected to have:
An understanding of the public policy context in the UK including experience working in a relevant field
Insights into employability, education, health, social care, or housing related research preferably with experience in one or more fields
Evidence of strong written communication: ability to clearly articulate a story by bringing together evidence from a range of sources (primary and secondary sources) about complex policy issues
Evidence of strong data analysis skills including advanced Excel and graphical presentation of patterns and trends
Evidence of effective oral communication including some of the following: group facilitation, presentation, contribution to meetings (internal and external), interviewing (telephone and face-to-face) and running focus groups
Ability to work independently and initiate, plan and prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
Ability to think creatively and offer ideas in designing our approach to tasks
Ability to make positive contributions to internal and external teams
Understanding of how to use IT effectively and appreciate the potential of IT-based solutions and tools to enhance our services to clients.
Our values guide the way we work and the way we develop as a company. Rocket Science consultants should behave in ways that are consistent with these values.
Integrity. One of our greatest values to clients is their confidence in our integrity in all our dealings with them and with those that they work with.
Making a difference. We have a strong commitment to making a real difference in everything we do; helping clients and other practitioners to achieve their objectives and build their own capacity for excellence.
Social justice. We work with clients who are committed to contributing to social justice throughout society by supporting the most disadvantaged people to have positive and satisfying life chances through guidance, information, sharing learning and creating access to sustainable and satisfying work.
Learning and sharing. We are an innovative and creative company with a strong commitment to learning and developing new approaches and sharing these generously with our clients.
Fun: We really enjoy working together and working with clients we respect. We know we work best when we enjoy what we do.
Empowering: We are committed to creating the right conditions for transferring skills and knowledge within Rocket Science and to clients and communities, creating lasting value for our clients and developing our own people.
To apply for the role, please submit a CV with covering letter explaining what role you wish to apply for, how your experience makes you suitable for this role, and the contribution you could make to Rocket Science.
Please also include the names of two referees, including, if applicable, your most recent or last employer. Please note that referees will not be approached without your prior knowledge, and only following a successful application and interview.
We want local philanthropy to be the norm, and our vision is that communities are able to help all those in need. We are looking for a Finance Manager to help us deliver this vision.
At UK Community Foundations, we are passionate about supporting communities. We are the national membership body for the 46 Community Foundations in the UK, who help people, companies and other donors give effectively to strengthen their local communities. Our network is one of the largest grant makers in the country, giving out nearly £100m in 2018-19.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead on all things finance from month end processes to the production of management information to the Board. You will be driven to seek efficiencies in processes and ways of working, and good at developing relationships across teams. You will likely be studying to be an accountant or recently qualified and looking for an opportunity to develop and put your skills into practice in a busy and rewarding environment. If you share our belief in local communities, are committed to learning and excellence, and work well as part of a team, then we would love to hear from you.
At UKCF we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We are therefore using the Applied platform to ensure any unconscious bias is removed from our recruitment process. To find out more about the role and to apply please click on the 'Apply on website' link below where you will be taken to the Applied website and asked a series of 5 questions related to the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Hub team who provide essential admin support to our Adult Services. You will be the first point of call for all communications into the Hub, so must be confident communicating with clients, families and social care professionals by phone and email.
Based in a fast-paced office, the team deal with a constant flow of referrals and enquiries and you will be trained to use our bespoke database. Ability to follow processes, excellent data entry skills, speed and accuracy are key. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to swap between phone calls, enquiries and tasks while remaining focussed.
The Hub team are at the core of our services for vulnerable and disadvantaged people. You will prioritise and allocate tasks to support workers in the field, as well as signposting people to other services and organisations.
Help us to help others.
Midaye is looking to employ an experienced and highly organised Programme Co-ordinator to support our Management Team in project planning, information and data management, and communications for multiple, community-based projects. The successful candidate will help us work effectively and efficiently to design and deliver much-needed services to our clients, respond rapidly to community needs, and measure and report our impact to funders and others.
The new Programme Co-ordinator will be a central part of our close-knit, vibrant and committed staff team. We work with members of the BME communities in West London for whom English is an additional language. Our clients are usually first- and second generation refugees, ex-refugees and migrants. We help them become healthier, better educated and more informed about services. Our activities empower, advocate for and support the most disadvantaged and isolated members of these communities.
If you would like to join us in providing our crucial community services, you must demonstrate that you are highly organised and efficient, able to prioritise and manage your workload and can support a diverse staff team in providing services to our clients. You will need to have a good understanding of community organisations, excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of emotional and cultural competency. Project management experience, report writing skills, data management and processing and confidence with IT systems and database management are also necessary.
In return, you will gain the satisfaction of knowing that your work is making a difference to disadvantaged and deprived communities in London. Your role will be a crucial one within Midaye, and the work you do keeping us organised and on track will be appreciated by staff, volunteers, trustees and clients alike. You will have the opportunity to grow in your role, and to gain experience in all areas of running a busy charity. You will be part of a friendly staff team who work towards Midaye’s goals with commitment and good humour.
Major objectives/key tasks
To support our Management Team in project planning, information and data management, and communications for multiple, community-based projects.
To help us work effectively and efficiently to design and deliver much-needed services to our clients, track progress, and measure and report our impact to funders and others.
Project planning and management support
- Support the Programme Manager to manage Midaye’s various projects.
- Develop, maintain and deliver project delivery plans, time plans and action plans to meet strategic objectives, under the direction of the Programme Manager.
- Support Project Officers to develop and deliver personal work plans.
- Co-ordinate project team meetings to track project progress, assess project risks and threats and obtain feedback from Project Officers.
- Support our service delivery, providing general project administration such as room bookings, record keeping, stakeholder communications and partner liaison.
- Support the Programme Manager and the Director in arranging staff meetings and recording the minutes of each meeting.
- Support the Supplementary School Coordinator in the administration of the Supplementary School and attend applicable meetings if required.
- Organise, attend and administer a variety of events and meetings.
Information and data management
- Co-ordinate the data gathering, storage and analysis processes at Midaye.
- Oversee the use and application of the database.
- Support and train project staff in the collection of project data on delivery and client outcomes, and in the accurate and timely input of this data to the database.
Project reporting and monitoring
- Review and refine project monitoring and reporting tools, where necessary
- Collate, process and analyse monitoring data for reporting
- Write and compile project reports for funders and other stakeholders
- Produce and participate in presentations when necessary.
- Ensure that effective staff communication is maintained with regard to project plans and events.
- Ensure projects are fully publicised to the community and to external organisations, overseeing the design and production of publicity materials and the effective dissemination of these materials.
- Support management team in attending external meetings and partnership meetings to discuss project delivery and promote Midaye’s services.
- Work to improve co-ordination, integration and cross-learning across Midaye’s various project streams.
- Attend any training necessary.
- Work closely with the Director, Management Team, staff, partner organisations and community groups.
- Other relevant duties as directed.
The successful candidate will be committed to Midaye’s Equal Opportunities Policy and their responsibility for its practical application. They will also be supportive of our aim to empower, advocate for and support the most disadvantaged, isolated and marginalised members of the BME communities for whom English is not a first language.
Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the job holder.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Midaye is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.
Please note, you must complete the simple application form and submit it to us together with your CV by no later than 11.30pm on the 03rd October 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on the 10th October 2019 (TBC).
Midaye was set up in 2002 by women from the local community. It is still, predominantly, a women-led and run organisation. Although still small (we have 17 paid staff), we have grown rapidly over the past 5 years: we have developed partnerships with local authorities, NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, and other charities, and we have become known for our innovative community work on FGM, chronic health, and educational underachievement. We are valued contributors to local and national policy and academic research in our areas of work.
Despite our growth, we have retained our deep community links with some of the most marginalised groups in London. Our work supports multiply excluded members of the BME communities in Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham. We are now developing our work bringing small grassroots organisations together in response to local need, building capacity and delivering services with these partners.
We provide information, outreach, training, mentoring and/or support for a wide range of issues, including: health (physical, emotional and mental health), education, FGM, domestic violence and other issues. We also run supplementary schools for children and provide outreach to families needing parenting support. We offer befriending services for older people and empowerment programmes for women. We work across all these areas using an advocacy model. Our activities empower and support the most marginalised members of our communities; helping individuals to help themselves and have the knowledge to improve their life in a meaningful way.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.