Job based in London. The role may require the post holder to travel occasionally throughout the UK and attend events out of hours.
At FareShare, we fight food poverty by tackling food waste. We source fresh, quality and in date food that is surplus to requirements from retailers and manufacturers and redistribute it to charities and community groups that provide meals to vulnerable people - individuals who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated or recovering from addictions.
FareShare operates 21 Regional Centres around the UK and in conjunction with our store level solution, FareShare Go, we now support over 10,900 local charities and community groups. Over the past year FareShare managed over 20,800 tonnes of food nationwide, feeding over 920,000 people every week. By making sure good food is not wasted, we turn an environmental problem into a social solution.
Main purpose of the role
FareShare has an experienced Marcomms department working to raise our profile and strengthen our brand amongst the general public, the food industry, our charity members, the media and other stakeholders.
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic individual who feels passionate about food poverty and food waste in the UK.
This role is vital in strengthening FareShare’s ability to promote its work and the issues of food waste and food poverty. Your key focus will be to:
- Gather and provide content and evidence of FareShare’s work and impact (e.g. case studies, research)
- Develop and maintain marketing collateral to promote this and in the process maintain and ensure brand consistency
- Communicate and promote FareShare through various communications channels (events, website, newsletters)
This post requires someone with drive, initiative, a ‘just do it’ attitude and who is not afraid to learn on the job through giving it a go! By demonstrating this attitude and combining it with the experience level required below this is a great opportunity to make a real difference in an area of great relevance in the current economic climate.
- With the Marketing and Communications Manager, develop and implement the marketing and communications activity plan and production schedule to better promote FareShare to all our stakeholders across all communications channels
- Develop briefs for marketing materials and social media content, write copy and liaise with designers to publish
- Create and implement campaigns and materials to support internal communications
- Provide content by identifying stories across the FareShare network and develop cases studies to be used:
- for media, social media and PR/marketing purposes.
- by the various teams at FareShare National to pitch and promote FareShare and to nurture current partnerships
- Review, develop and maintain a bank of marketing resources, such as photos, case studies library and promotional videos and graphics
- Maintain a contact strategy for external stakeholders, including regular newsletters
- Deliver an effective support service to meet the communications and marketing requirements of the Fundraising and Operations Team, as well as the Fareshare Regional Centres
- Manage FareShare’s Google Grant and AdWords account to drive traffic to the FareShare website and support targeted campaigns on social media
- Assist the Marketing Manager on research activities/surveys, including research with our charity members
- Support the delivery of events as diverse as network conferences or public facing events
- Act as a brand champion by monitoring use of logo, messages, language, iconography and other visual elements
- Act as first point of contact for FareShare, including responding to email enquiries and redirect web enquiries to relevant people.
- Develop and manage other appropriate activities as defined by your line manager.
· Demonstrable experience of working in marketing/communications to raise the profile of an organisation or an issue ideally in FMCG or charity
· Demonstrable and proven track record of developing materials and resources to support campaigns
· Demonstrable experience of supporting internal teams in the delivery of team and organisational objectives
Skills, knowledge and abilities:
· Excellent copy-writing and proofreading skills and experience in writing engaging multi-channel content
· Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience in graphic design
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Proven ability to develop and maintain good working relations, both within an organisation and with stakeholders
· A self starter with proven ability to work on own initiative, meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure
· Accuracy, meticulous attention to detail and excellent proof reading skills
· Knowledge of Wordpress, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, salesforce and/or other CRM systems is desirable.
Values and behaviours
· A commitment to Equal Opportunities
· An understanding of, and sympathy with, FareShare’s mission and strategy
· Flexibility of approach and ability to work in a team
· Willingness and ability to travel around the UK on an occasional basis.
If you would like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV and a supporting statement showing how you meet the essential experience outlined in the person specification via our website.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 19th September. Interviews will be held in London during weeks commencing 23 September.
The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) is a membership network led by people with lived experience of mental distress. We bring together over 600 local groups and 3,900 individual members to communicate, support each other, share experiences, give voice to their views and experiences in spaces of power and change things.
NSUN has grown and is now recognised as an independent, authentic collective for the voices of lived experience. Founded on the principles of solidarity, equality, integrity and diversity, we aim to reflect the ‘convention challenging ambitions’ of our members
We are looking for someone with exceptional leadership qualities, ambition, inspiration and visionary drive to take the organisation forward. This needs to be someone who can translate our strategic vision into both high-quality practical and fundable programmes and effective advocacy work. They will need to demonstrate an ability to inspire and motivate a team of staff and Associates and a 4500 strong membership.
For the right candidate, this post will be both challenging and enormously rewarding, with the potential to develop and shape an already well-respected organisation into an even stronger force.
A handover period will be negotiated to suit the incoming CEO.
All year round or extended term time working
This exciting position will offer an experienced administrator a varied and challenging role at the heart of one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls.
Pastoral care underpins the learning process at St Paul’s and is a responsibility shared by teaching and specialist support teams. As PA, you will undertake secretarial and diary management duties for the Director of Pastoral Care, and also provide administrative support for Heads of Year, medical and well-being teams and the Parents’ Guild. You will oversee student registration processes, coordinate parents’ evenings and be the first point of contact for parents.
To apply you will have strong organisational abilities, high level communication abilities and excellent ICT skills in a range of software applications. Key attributes include a friendly, yet professional manner, and the ability both to maintain confidentiality and to handle difficult situations sensitively.
St Paul’s Girls’ School is located close to Hammersmith, with excellent transport links (zone 2). This role benefits from 5 weeks paid holiday and a contributory pension scheme; all staff enjoy excellent free lunches daily and have access to the school pool and gym facilities.
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Closing date: Thursday 19 September 2019, noon
Interviews: Wednesday 25 September 2019
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Do you want to play a key role in an organisation that stands up for children every single day? Then join us as IS Developer, responsible for design, build, test and deliver of software developments and enhancements in accordance with agreed project and development plans.
In our Support Services department, we fight for children every single day. We provide leadership and direction in the business of running an efficient organisation. We ensure our resources are used to maximum effect. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As IS Developer you will play a key role in the support of production systems working with Operations Teams to ensure that the availability and performance of the developed systems are maximized. You will design & build Microsoft stack solutions, enhancements and configurations to meet business needs according to project and development plans. In addition you will:
- Design, build and configure MS Dynamics solutions and systems including recommendations on best practice
- Work with the IS Department to ensure full integration of Application & Technical Support for SharePoint, .Net and MS Dynamics systems
- Undertake / coordinate testing on any upgrades and developments to ensure live operations are safeguarded
- Assist with web development and associated technologies, as well as applications that require SCORM expertise.
To be successful you will have significant MS Dynamics experience as well as MS SQL experience including reporting/dashboards etc. You will also have excellent ability to understand, interpret (and challenge) business requirements and translate these into a developed solution. In addition you will have:
- SharePoint experience including REST API, CSOM, workflows etc.
- Knowledge of SSIS (or similar ETL tool) for interfacing data
- Strong analytical and numerate skills with the ability to think laterally
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with the user population.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 17th September 2019
Permanent, 35 hours per week
Location: London (Vauxhall)
Team: Research Management
Salary: £42,534 to £46,871 per annum incl. London Allowance
Closing date: 12 October 2019
Interview date: 23rd October
Senior Research Manager, Knowledge Translation and Research Network
The purpose of the role
This is an exciting new post in the Marie Curie Research Management Team to lead on the translation and implementation of research findings within and outside the charity. The purpose of this position is to ensure that the outputs of Marie Curie research activities, where relevant, inform Marie Curie practice locally and/or nationally. The post holder will work with our researchers and services to maximize the impact of research projects on improving the lives of people living with a terminal illness and their families, carers, and friends.
This is a key position in the team. The post holder will also lead on setting up and managing the Marie Curie Research Network, made up in the first instance of Marie Curie Academic Research Fellows and Leads at Marie Curie Hospices and Marie Curie Research Nurses. One key aim of the Network is to identify and address Marie Curie relevant evidence needs and research priorities.
You will be educated to degree level in a health or research-related discipline and have a postgraduate degree, preferably Ph.D. and/or considerable proven experience in a role that involved knowledge translation, bridging the gap between research and practice. You could also be a health or social care professionals with relevant research and implementation background.
A highly motivated and dedicated individual, you will be able to work to tight deadlines. You will be enthusiastic and positive and have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Marie Curie is the largest charitable funder of palliative and end of life care research in the UK. We currently spend around £3 million per year on research, including project grants, long term research centers at University College London and Cardiff University and internal research capacity development through the Research Lead and Academic Research Fellowship programs at Marie Curie Hospices. Marie Curie has a particular interest in the potential of research to influence policy and practice at Marie Curie and nationwide.
Head of Safeguarding - Adults and Children at risk of harm
Permanent, 35 hours per week
Based: UK Flexible
£ £65,000 - £70,000 (inclusive of London Weighting)
Closing Date: Sunday 13th October 2019
Interview Date: TBC
A rare opportunity has arisen for an expert practitioner to join our Senior team. This is a brand-new UK wide role that provides managerial and professional accountability to the Executive Director of Nursing, Allied Health Professionals and Quality.
About the role
Reporting to the Executive Lead, you will work closely with the Deputy Director of Nursing, Allied Health Professionals & Quality to improve professional standards and minimize risk. You will have overall responsibility for the leadership of Safeguarding charity wide, including the Prevent strategy within Marie Curie.
Managing all Safeguarding activity ensuring that all requirements are understood and met, providing assurance to the Board of Trustees.
You will demonstrate advanced competence and provide expert advice to the charity on the impact of safeguarding legislation, policy and statutory guidance and on the recommendations of national serious case reviews. You will support local safeguarding leads in developing their skills to identify, assess and manage to safeguard concerns and establishing and fostering effective working relationships within the charity and external partners, departments and commissioners. Facilitate strong inter-agency leadership of the safeguarding vulnerable groups' agenda and support capacity building within the charity and health and social care sector across the four nations of the UK
What we are looking for
A talented and passionate leader with an in-depth understanding of legislation across the four countries of the UK and who can lead policy and procedure development and instil appropriate education and insight across the charity.
Knowledge of conducting annual safeguarding training needs analysis and further develop our training strategy whilst working closely and forge and maintain strong working relationships.
You will be experienced in applying expert knowledge and understanding of the major political, social, environmental and lifestyle factors that influence safeguarding policy and practice and translating this simply and effectively across the board, improving professional standards charity wide.
You will have the ability to initiate, develop, monitor and continually review and evaluate safeguarding strategies, policies, and procedures.
Confidence, professionalism and a passion for service delivery are key, so if you think you fit the bill, we'd love to hear from you!
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance, and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left. Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.
This role may close early if enough applications are received.
About Size of Wales
Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious Cardiff-based charity with global impact. We work to mobilise Wales to protect tropical forests and restore tropical forest landscapes as part of Wales’ national response to climate change. We do this through education and awareness raising activities in Wales (including an education programme in schools and our annual Go Green Day campaign) as well as supporting a number of overseas projects that protect and/or restore tropical forests. The projects are located in Africa, South America and South East Asia.
About the role
We are looking for an outstanding individual to take up the new role of Head of Fundraising/Development at Size of Wales. Reporting to the Director, the Head of Fundraising/Development will lead on the development and implementation of Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy aimed at substantially increasing our income to support our new 5 year organisation strategy. This will include raising funds from trusts and foundation, corporate partners, individual giving and community fundraising.
The post-holder will need to draw on their substantial experience in shaping and delivering successful fundraising, business development or other income generation strategies (whether for charitable or commercial organisations) to design and implement Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with funders, corporate partners and donors as well as improving Size of Wales’ internal fundraising systems and process to ensure smooth delivery of the strategy.
Salary is in the range £30,000 - £33,000 p.a., dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays and a flexible working hours’ policy. The role is based in Cardiff with some remote working. The role is advertised as a full-time role but applications for part-time working will also be considered.
Closing date for applications is 11th October 2019. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 28th October and/or 4th November.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a seriously rewarding job and ideal for anyone who loves building new and retaining exisiting relationships to help develop philanthropy for local communities here in Northamptonshire. We are the leading independent local grant making charity in the county and have grown substantially in the past 20 years; increasing our endowment to make us stronger and sustainable to support our communites for the challenges and issues they face today and in the years to come.
We need a passionate, articulate and excellent communicator, a person who will embrace our work and help us raise the profile of the foundation in order to increase our network of donors and fund holders.
We are looking for a confident, self-starter, someone who will work closely with our team, our committed Board of Trustees, to build positive working relationships with a range of clients to secure new donations to endowed and revenue funds. You will work with our CEO to develop new philanthropy and maintain and develop positive relationships with existing donors.
As a member of our Team, you will work directly on projects with all other staff members, managing donor’s funds and assisting them first hand in the distribution of those funds to a wide range of beneficiaries.
You will need to be a quick learner who relishes a challenge.
Develop new philanthropy targets from a range of donors (private and corporate),
from prospecting and gift solicitation through to stewardship.
Increase the number and range of Foundation fund holders through solicitation and the securing of new relationships.
Steward new fund holder relationships in conjunction with relevant members of the Programmes team, ensuring retention and renewal of donors.
Present to various sized audiences to raise the profile of NCF and specific fundraising initiatives.
Develop and implement a fundraising campaign for Friends of the Foundation to increase the number of Friends.
Work closely with the CEO to increase the Foundation’s endowment in line with the 3 year business plan to reach an endowment of £20 million by 2021.
Nurture and increase donor engagement using a range of activities including events, Project visits and Grant Panels.
Work closely with the Communications Officer to maximize marketing and awareness-raising opportunities.
Play a key role in nurturing and developing donor relationships.
Contribute to a stewardship programme for all donors to include: regular contact by email, letter or in person, an events programme and engagement opportunities.
Ensure the database (Salesforce) and all records are kept up-to-date with relevant
Information and be fully GDPR compliant.
Be an effective grant maker to ensure funds are distributed effectively on behalf of the fund holder.
Understand the foundation’s grant-making priorities, criteria and restrictions.
Seek to continually improve the service we provide.
Provide support to the Philanthropy Team and Board.
Support and work with the Philanthropy & Events Officer responsible for:
Fund holder and donor engagement and awareness raising for key events.
Support the Trustees and CEO in the development of their philanthropic work.
Provide progress against targets and management reports to the CEO and Board.
Work with individual trustees to support their development activities.
Provide support to the Trustees and CEO in all aspects of the development strategy, including work on borough funds, local authorities and trust transfers
Contribute as a member of the team to the development and success of NCF and the wider UKCF network
Work with all members of the team to achieve NCF’s vision.
Engagement in regional and national UKCF working groups, meetings and forums
Contribute to and be knowledgeable of the field of Philanthropy and best practice at a local, national and global level.
Act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organisation.
Undertake any other reasonable responsibilities as directed by the CEO
• Educated to degree level
• Minimum 3 years fundraising, business development and/or marketing experience and the capacity to grow funding from a range of sources
• An experienced networker, with an ability to build high level relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
• Financial literacy, with experience of managing budgets and overseeing financial systems and reporting
• Staff line-management
• Experience of working with high net worth individuals (major donors)
• An understanding of needs in Northamptonshire, and familiarity with the voluntary sector
• Experience of marketing and/or product development
• A strategic and creative thinker
• An excellent communicator both verbal and written
• Strong presentation skills
• Empowering management style
• Flexibility and a practical, ‘can do’ attitude
• Highly motivated and commercially astute
• A strong and persuasive negotiator
• A good team player
• Full clean driving licence and car owner -
• Availability for some evening and weekend work (Time off in lieu given for out of hours work)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
You will support the Senior Leadership Team in the development and delivery of our Museum Master Plan Programmes for Cosford and London through an agreed portfolio of capital and activity projects.
You will lead and champion the delivery of agreed Major Projects within this portfolio to budget, defined deadlines and to the highest quality standards.
You will use effective communications to ensure that all our internal and external stakeholders are engaged with and passionate about our Programmes.
The post will be based at our Cosford site and work across all Museum sites as required. Working elsewhere in the UK and abroad may be necessary.
Eggcup is a start-up project addressing food poverty, food waste and community collaboration, working through a network of surplus food clubs in the Lancaster City Council district. We are in the process of establishing a surplus food warehouse to redistribute food. We have support from the city council and the county council as well as charitable grant funders. We have a full-time warehouse supervisor and driver. We need an enthusiastic, committed and capable project manager to take on the responsibility for driving the project forward, under the guidance of the project trustees. You will be recruiting corporate and retail level food donations as well as working with community volunteers to grow the surplus food club network. You will be responsible for researching innovations in the surplus food redistribution sector to ensure that the business is financial sustainable as well as meeting its social purpose. This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund up to August 2021. We are looking for a talented individual, committed to the values of the project. Could it be you? Please download the job description/person spec and application form from this site or from our website and return no later than September 22nd.
Receptionist - Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath
Fixed term contract - 12 months
Part time - 24 hours per week
£11,300.19 pa plus excellent benefits
(starting salary is subject to experience)
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. We now help around 193,000 cats and kittens through our network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 36 adoption centres and homing centres.
We are looking to recruit a part time Receptionist at our National Cat Adoption Centre in Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath on a fixed term contract for up to 12 months. The working hours may include some weekend work, to be agreed on a rolling rota basis.
This role is to provide information and assistance to the general public, volunteers and other stakeholders over the telephone, through face to face communication and via email, and to provide administrative support to the Adoption Centre. Please note this role does not include hands on cat care.
• Our ideal candidate will have experience of working on a busy reception desk, and will be a confident communicator
• They will have a friendly and positive attitude
• Microsoft Office skills are essential as well as excellent organisational skills
• In addition, an empathy towards cats is essential, as is a flexible and adaptable nature
Closing Date: 22 September 2019
Interview Date: Early October 2019
To reward you we have a pay scheme which provides the opportunity to progress within your pay band, subject to satisfactory performance. We also offer a range of benefits which include a generous holiday entitlement, a competitive pension offering, a private medical scheme, and a death in service scheme.
Cats Protection is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
As one of the largest pan-arts organisations outside London, Wiltshire Creative is considered a trailblazer in the arts and cultural sector.
We are now seeking an ambitious and exceptional
to join our team of highly creative and experienced staff, volunteers and trustees.
In one of our most critical and visible roles you will enjoy engaging with donors and sponsors at all levels. This is a great opportunity for you to make your mark and design and implement a brand new fundraising strategy for this world class organisation.
Our staff benefit from a nurturing environment alongside the many artists and companies with which we work, with professional development opportunities, training and mentoring at the heart of our organisation.
Are you an inspirational, strategic leader who thrives on a challenge? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)
Alumni Relations Manager (Professional Development)
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.
From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.
This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Alumni Relations Manager (Professional Development) you will design and deliver a targeted and collaborative professional development offering to UCL graduates, particularly those from the past 10 years. You will lead the expansion of our award-winning UCL Connect series, and will collaborate with colleagues across UCL to develop new online and offline opportunities to support our graduates, and increase the opportunities for alumni volunteers to share their skills and expertise.
We are happy to consider applications from candidates seeking part-time opportunities.
You will have experience in planning and delivering a professional development programme for alumni, members, students or supporters. A strategic thinker, you will be accustomed to evaluating the programme of activities on offer and identifying new areas or audiences that require future support. With your excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, you will understand that the key to delivering an outstanding professional development programme lies with building mutually-beneficial relationships across UCL and our global alumni community.
We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.
UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.
To find out more about the role, please contact Katie Singer, Head of Alumni Experience & Faculty Engagement. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804.
The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work.
Closing Date: 29 September 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Citizens Advice Barnet are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious individual with a passion for new business and a proven track record to match.
As part of the Senior Executive Team the Business Development Manager will be responsible for diversifying the business and developing a pipeline of exciting new and innovative opportunities which will support the changing needs of residents, building on Citizens Advice Barnet’s strong successful track record locally.
This role primarily involves:
- Devising and driving forward the business development strategy across a range of existing and new income streams
- Building and developing a pipeline of multi-year funding grants and contract income
- Securing significant income to underpin Citizens Advice Barnet’s ambitious growth strategy (securing a minimum of £300K - £500k of new monies per annum)
- Driving innovation into service delivery
- Deputising for the Senior Executive Team as required
The successful candidate will have:
- At least five years’ experience of income generation activities, including bidding for contracts, statutory grants and successful funding applications
- Experience of building constructive partnerships and collaborations which deliver income revenues
- Values and beliefs which are aligned to the work of Citizens Advice Barnet
- An innovative and entrepreneurial flair, ability to generate new ideas quickly and a ‘can do’ proactive approach to their work
- Flexibility and ability to adapt to the changing demands of the role
Closing Date: 12pm on 25 September 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
3 x Permanent – North, Central and South. Full time- 35 hours a week
Can be based in any Trust office in the UK, please let us know where you would be based if successful in your application.
About the role
Countless talented young people across the country are unemployed, under-employed or looking for a better career. Meanwhile, the NHS (one of the largest employers in Europe) is currently in a staffing crisis with thousands of vacancies across hundreds of roles. See some potential to do some brilliant work? Us too! Could you be part of the senior team leading our programmes to get 10,000 young people into health and care careers over the next 3 years?
You might be the right person for our Senior Head of Operations (Health & Care) role.
You’ll be to be someone who…
- Wants to see things change. You’ll need to believe in your heart that all young people have limitless potential
- Is comfortable being uncomfortable. We’re a place where innovation is rife so change and uncertainty is inevitable
- Loves being around people. Capable of leading people to achieve amazing things; not being scared to ask people to dig-deep or to make difficult decisions
- Enjoys negotiating and problem solving with the capability to work at a strategic level but also to understand the practicalities of operational delivery
- Has a good understanding of the health and care sector and/or expertise in working with young people
You should know…
- We think big. We want to have impact across the whole country. That means we spend a fair bit of time on trains or on Skype
- We’re positive, proactive, solutions-focused people. We take a strengths-based approach to everything we do, believing anything is possible
- We’re super digital and data driven… or trying to be! If you hate tech or numbers, you might not love us. We work at pace, continually looking at our performance and seeing how we can improve.
- We’re recruiting 3 Senior Heads of Operations, one for each of our regions in England (North, Central & South)
In a nutshell, you’ll be responsible for…
- Ultimately, getting 10,000 young people into health and care careers over the next 3 years
- Developing excellent partnerships and overseeing the delivery of national contracts
- Managing large teams spread across a large geography
- ….and lots of other things detailed in the Job Description!
To apply for this vacancy please go to our website and complete the online application and make it clear which region you're applying for even if it's multiple. To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to click here to download a copy of the Prince's Trust Behavioural Framework.
If you are selected for an interview, the first stage will commence on the 1st October. The second interviews will commence on the 3rd October if Central & North and the 4th if in the South region. Please ensure you are free on these days.
About The Prince’s Trust
We are a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.