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Purpose of Role:
Success looks like:
- Local residents know what Healthwatch Bucks does and talk to us about health and social care in a variety of ways
- Local health and social care service providers and commissioners view Healthwatch Bucks as a credible organisation
- Healthwatch Bucks is the place where local media go to understand people’s experience of health and social care.
- Work with the Chief Executive and Engagement Lead to produce an annual communications and public engagement plan
- Work with the Chief Executive and the Healthwatch Bucks team to raise awareness of the work and aims of Healthwatch Bucks both generally and for specific projects, in line with our communications strategy and annual communication and public engagement plan
- Improve how we use digital and social media channels to increase engagement and feedback online, including managing our social media accounts, producing the monthly newsletter and overseeing the production of engaging website content
- Identify engagement opportunities through digital and social media channels and hand over potential leads to the Engagement and Involvement Officer
- Work with the Data and Impact Manager to maintain, manage and develop our website in line with Healthwatch England’s branding guidelines and accessibility standards
- Produce press releases and work with local media channels, including digital, print and radio outlets to help increase awareness of Healthwatch Bucks activity and impact
- Develop targeted campaigns to engage under-represented communities in Bucks and support Healthwatch Bucks projects
- Ensure we communicate effectively with a diverse audience and a wide range of local stakeholders
- Improve the quality and consistency of all our communications and ensure compliance with Healthwatch England’s branding and messaging guidelines.
- Lead on the production of our annual report
Skills and attributes:
- You are an active user of social media and able to network using social platforms, with experience of social media content management and an understanding of how to use social media successfully to increase engagement
- An awareness of health inequalities and the current challenges facing health and social care providers
- You can communicate complex positions in a clear, concise way both orally and in writing
- You have some experience of working with the media to promote the work of our organisation
- You are an experienced user of Microsoft Office packages, WordPress, and Mailchimp and will grasp quickly how to use our database
- You can work collaboratively as part of a team – supporting others to deliver and have some experience of working with volunteers
- You have the capability of planning and delivering communications plans that successfully engage the public, especially communities who may be experiencing health inequalities.
- Strong and demonstrable belief in improving health and social care services
- You are excited by the challenge this role presents and by developing yourself as part of delivering it.
- You feel comfortable working remotely in a small, active team
- You are happy to work principally from home but feel comfortable attending events alone and representing the organisation
- You are helpful and positive in your approach
- You are happy to learn and develop as part of your role
- You will respect the wider work of the organisation and to ensure no activities have the effect of bringing the organisation into disrepute.
- You are entitled to work in the UK and are able to work occasional evenings and weekends
- you are willing and able to travel to various locations across the county as required.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
From cave rescue to constables, nurses to social care workers, the Blue Light community is vital. They should feel valued, but there aren’t enough ways for society to recognise their commitment, support their emotional and physical wellbeing, and elevate their working environment. So we’re funding vital initiatives - when no other funding is available, we’ll be there. We’ll do this using money raised from profits, events and fundraising activity.
The Blue Light Card Foundation is a newly created charity embracing the same ethos and core values as our business. Blue Light Card is built on our relationships and our members are at the heart of everything we do. The Blue Light Card Foundation is no different and will allow us to go further in helping our members.
The Grants and Partnerships Manager is a new and establishing role, fundamental for the Foundation’s success, to ensure that we back the right projects and monitor their success. It offers the opportunity to shape the function and contribute to the strategy of this unique charitable foundation.
Representing the charity and meeting with Trusts and Services, you’ll develop relationships with member organisations and fundraisers and ensure the Foundation and its impact are communicated effectively in collaboration with Blue Light Card’s innovative Marketing and Communications team.
The Blue Light Card Culture
Our culture is built on our relationships and our members are at the heart of everything we do. Alongside our members and partners, our people are integral to helping create the unique experience we deliver, and we’re truly committed to creating a place that our team love to work, and people want to join.
As a market leading benefits service to the Blue light community and armed forces, we’re proud to work with well-known online and high street retailers across the UK. We are a fast-moving business and are always looking to adapt and innovate how we approach what we do.
As Grants and Partnerships Manager you’ll have responsibility for applications; partnerships and publicity and take an active approach to best practice and continual improvement which reflects the values of the foundation.
As a brand new charity, and as a founding role, you'll be pivotal in driving awareness and coordinating a successful launch. Working with the marketing team to steer a successful got to market to market strategy.
- Manage the application lifecycle, reporting on the status of projects and process applications through to completion, taking in monitoring visits where necessary and completing case studies for completed projects
- Manage and review an effective grants monitoring processes
- Present applications to Trustees ahead of Board meetings
- Produce internal reports on fund activities and annual impact reports
- Manage a portfolio of corporate funds, ensuring their effectiveness and supporting their further development
- Maintain effective communications with Trusts, Services and Organisations about Blue Light Card Foundations and its purpose
- Improve efficiencies in all aspects of the grants process
- Maintain records around grants, applications and donations
- Ensure that donors receive appropriate feedback as to how their grants are being used
- Identify new Partners that may want to apply for funding and build relationships
- Work closely with the marketing and communications team to ensure that Blue Light Card Foundation and its impact is communicated effectively
- Represent the Blue Light Card Foundation at events
- Maintain contact with Partners that have completed successful projects
There’s more to see about our unique culture, HQ in Cossington and meet some of the team on social channels. You’ll start to see why it’s a great place to work and even if you’re not expected to be in the office everyday – you may just want to be!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Regional Manager will lead on the development and delivery of high performing, innovative and impactful employability, and training provision. The role also includes oversight of CXK’s existing programmes which includes contract management of training providers across the South East.
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual who wants to join an organisation that improves the lives of more than 300,000 individuals every year.
We are looking for someone with demonstrable skills and experience in relation to the managing or co-ordination of training provision, accredited & non accredited learning, and high-quality teaching learning and assessment (for young people or adults).
CXK is a leading charity that empowers young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment or training. Each year we make a difference to more than 300,000 people across the South of England.
In return for your skills and experience, you’ll receive the following benefits:
- An annual salary of £39,660 – £46,473 (depending on experience)
- 28 – 31 days holiday, plus bank holidays
- Defined contribution pension scheme (matched by CXK up to 10% depending on length of service)
- Death in service life assurance policy (3 x annual salary)
- Flexible working
- Generous sick leave benefits
- Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
- Comprehensive training and development programmes
- Mental health first aiders
- Cycle to work scheme
- Interest free season ticket loans
- Interest free parking permit loans
- Health Assured – Employee Assistance programme
To apply for this role all you need to do is download, complete and upload the CXK application form.Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 13th June 2022
**Please note that we reserve the right close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible**
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Publishing Assistant - 8 Month Fixed Term Contract
The Biochemical Society (Society) and Portland Press Limited (PPL) are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the editorial team as a Publishing Assistant, supporting the Publisher. The successful candidates working across all products in the Portland Press portfolio of journals and working closely with members across the entire team on projects/work that will impact editorial, production and marketing activities, contributing to development of the end-to-end publishing offering. This role will also support the team in making changes to the journal websites as required, with the support of the Digital Content Editor.
Applicants must be efficient and highly competent in the use of common software packages, including CRM (customer relationship management) systems, Cloud-based processing or tracking systems, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Outlook. This is an opportunity to join a friendly and dynamic team, and build relationships with key stakeholders in the scientific community.
Please note that the position is advertised as remote, however options are available for working within an office in London up to a few days per week, should that be preferred.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: 8th June 2022
“Please note that this role is home-based and interviews will be virtual”.
For more information, please visit our website.
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This is because the Society is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies to support staff from different backgrounds.
The Society takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.
Please note that due to limited resources it is not possible for the Society to acknowledge receipt of applications. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
“We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United Kingdom. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.”
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of People Support. Home working with occasional office attendance in the Midlands & London.Salary up to £51,147.93 (£53,794.00 London Weighting)
Are you someone who drives and embeds a customer focused ethos within the people function, putting people at the heart of everything you do?
Do you spot new ways of working and make recommendations for change (which will better position the charity as an Employer of choice)?
We are seeking a talented Head of People Support (reporting directly into the Associate Director for People and Organisational Development) who is an experienced & qualified HR professional with core HR and operational capabilities, to lead our People Support team.
As the Head of People Support, you will play a pivotal role in managing all aspects of the employee life cycle and ensuring the People Support function is a true partner to the organisation. You will drive a customer focused team delivering expert HR support and advice to enable to the organisation to achieve its aims and objectives. In addition, you will be critical in ensuring that our employee, bank and volunteering offering is sound and well-co-ordinated, so that the experience of core-staff and non-core workers is a positive one.
Collectively with the other Heads of within the People team, you will support the Executive Team to embed a culture of care and importantly, you will play a fundamental role in ensuring continuous improvement is embedded within the team. You will oversee our current HR systems and the implementation of a new integrated HR system, with the aim to improve efficiencies/processes, data / reporting, and the end user experience.
You will use our people data, surveys and HR KPIs to inform stakeholders of key issues affecting the achievement of business objectives and you will work with them, alongside the wider People team, to develop robust solutions and inform the HR strategy.
If you are an experienced HR Manager that’s led and delivered a first-class HR Support function and this sounds like a role that interests you, then take a look at the Job Description on our website. This will provide more information about the role, us as a Charity and the great work we do.
Caring for our people.
We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:
- Wellbeing support: our Wellbeing hub gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have a BUPA Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Corporate Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member
Who are we?
We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”
It is an exciting time to join our growing charity. We are on a transformation journey, one that supports the delivery of the organisation strategy – delivering Communities that Care. Supporting employees, managers and leaders through this change is a key priority for the People function. Just like its key that we attract diverse people to come and work for us.
We need diverse people who bring different perspectives and represent the communities that we serve. So, we welcome applications from everyone. Applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ ), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles, in helping us to achieve this.
Closing date 5th June 2022.
First stage interviews will take place Friday 10th & Monday 13th June 2022 and will consist of a Competency/Behavioural interview. Second stage will be on Monday 20th June and will be a presentation/brief, which will be provided closer to the date if successful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is our belief. We all share it. And it drives our Fundraising team to get out there and bring in the funds we need to protect children and prevent abuse. Join us as Associate Head of Acquisitions and Products, and get more people involved in change that means everything.
The NSPCC is looking to significantly grow our income in new and innovative ways. To achieve this growth we need the very best team in place to deliver to ambitious targets. The Individual Supporters department is responsible for the largest single source of income for the NSPCC. Our donor base of almost 710k Supporters generated almost £50m in the last financial year and growth in this area is instrumental to achieving NSPCC’s ambitious overall income growth.
We are looking for an Associate Head of Acquisition and Products, who will lead a skilled and dynamic team responsible for the strategic development, delivery and growth of our supporter acquisition programme, and the team responsible for the innovation and development of our fundraising products.
The role will lay a leading role in developing an audience led marketing approach to maximise the recruitment of new supporters to the NSPCC using mass media channels, both on and offline. You will optimise our portfolio of fundraising products, through new product development and innovations in existing products, ensuring we are maximising our reach to new and existing audiences with relevant fundraising asks.
The Associate Head of Acquisition and Products will have significant experience developing and managing multi million pound acquisition strategies and campaigns. They will have proven success of launching new products or income streams to drive income growth.
You will be highly collaborative, working across multiple teams and across the whole of NSPCC'S leadership team. You will strive for excellence, using your leadership skills and experience to challenge your team to continually achieve the the highest possible standards. You will have strong commercial acumen and the ability to build robust business cases and evaluate campaigns in detail, evidencing a fail fast approach to innovation, with the confidence to respond quickly to market intelligence or audience insight to maximise opportunity and mitigate risk.
In return, you will be offered some brilliant benefits including a competitive salary, a flexible approach to working (homebased and hybrid working available), 29 days holiday a year and a chance to work in a growing team committed to income growth and change for children.
Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.
Salary: circa £32,000 per annum.
Location: Watford/London (Hybrid working).
If the successful candidate is based in London, they will be entitled to Inner London Allowance of £3,333.
Perks: Annual leave of 29 days, plus public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, up to 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on our career's portal.
Contract/Hours: Permanent -Full-Time -35 hours per week.
Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 31st May 2022.
If we receive a high number of applications, we may need to close earlier than advertised so get your application in quickly!
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis when suitable applications are received by Action for Children.
We're thrilled that you're considering a career with Action for Children so here's what you need to know….
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard and we campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
What you'll be doing:
The successful candidate will draw on specialist legacy marketing experience to manage the legacy marketing portfolio, including the stewardship of all supporters, building and establishing a legacy pipeline of support, and to oversee the development of legacy marketing campaigns at Action for Children, working collaboratively with many internal and external stakeholders and supporters.
You'll do this by:
- Utilising marketing specialism to deliver and oversee Action for Children's Legacy strategy, to maximise the potential of legacy income now and through a pipeline for the future through identification of new opportunities to drive the strategy forward.
- Widening the legacy marketing portfolio for the audiences defined in the legacy strategy through initiatives established to drive existing and new product development, communication development, innovating or other activities.
- Collaborating with colleagues and external agencies to drive the development of a compelling legacy proposition and to implement legacy marketing plans, leading to the generation of enquiries, considerers, intenders alongside a programme of communications for legacy pledgers.
- Building and managing effective and efficient relationships with prospective supporters, legacy pledgers, staff, and solicitors utilising various communication channels to maximize, recognize and reward their contribution, leading to the growth of legacy income and to enable the best possible donor care through planned supporter journeys. Use legacy marketing experience to influence decision makers.
- Overseeing the day-to-day work of the Legacy Marketing Executive(s) including encouraging growth and independence in their roles, monitoring their schedules and quality of work (including their financial and activity reports).
- Fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making and champion legacy marketing best practice and insight across the organization working collaboratively with Action for Children colleagues to achieve this.
What we need from you:
- Excellent marketing experience (including digital) and can demonstrate application within a complex organisation working with many stakeholders.
- Experience of supporting with the development of a marketing strategy, and has executed with a direct positive income for an organisation.
- The ability to manage and develop staff to drive income performance.
- Understanding of the fundraising environment (e.g. legacies, digital, community, events, individual donors, trusts, corporate, data).
- Knowledge of brand to legacy success – and how to apply through a marketing role.
- Intellectual capacity to be able to understand and appreciate the motivations of donors, supporters, and volunteers.
- The application of charity legislation, best practice guidelines and other regulatory requirements to charitable fundraising activity, or the intellectual capacity to acquire it.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly Legacy Marketing Team, who are passionate about promoting and raising awareness of gifts in wills. With charitable bequests set to grow by 30% over the next decade across the sector, you will play a critical role in developing our legacy marketing portfolio at Action for Children.
Working here is so much more than a job. It's an investment of time to truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people, and families across the UK.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone.
We value and celebrate the diversity of those that work with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.
If you're interested in finding out more, click apply and visit our careers portal for more information.
If, for any reason, you need support with your application, please contact David Simpson. We'll be happy to give you any support you require.
If you want to get to know us a little better, check out our socials on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or YouTube.
About the Role
Do you want to make a difference and be part of an organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century? As one of the country’s best-loved charities, St John Ambulance played a vital role in responding to the pandemic as well as ‘everyday’ health emergencies, first aid training, supporting communities, and improving young people’s lives.
This role provides is a real chance to make a difference to the lives of young people from aged 5 – 25 across the Country but especially those from marginalised communities.
As a Development Lead, you will join our Youth and Education Directorate and drive improvements in a wide range of work, from development of our existing Badgers and Cadets programmes for 5 – 17-year-olds to creating new services. This role is responsible for successfully managing small and moderate scale projects, delivering service improvement activities, and supporting large scale projects. Managing activities through the development phase and into delivery as national initiatives. The role will have a diverse and changing portfolio allowing scope for learning new skills along with personal and role development overtime.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
To be successful in this role you will have previous experience of designing and developing activities for young people and the adult volunteers that support them. You will be comfortable leading teams of people to deliver agreed outcomes and have proven project management experience with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.
Successful candidates will receive:
- A competitive salary & pension scheme
- Access to our cycle to work scheme
- Access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an employee assistance programme through our - Health and Wellbeing Portal
- Access to additional discounts through the Blue Light scheme including but not limited to discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.
Application close date: 12th June 2022
Interview date: 21st - 22nd June 2022
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.
St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship. We believe passionately about equity, diversity and inclusion.
Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.
Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.
Prospectus is pleased to be partnering an international charity to recruit a Programme Manager to lead their Youth Health Programme UK (YHP UK) across Greater Manchester. YHP UK is a five-year programme, launched in October 2020, that supports young people in the UK to realise their right to good mental health and wellbeing, regardless of gender.
As their Programme Manager, you will lead the delivery of their programme locally across the Greater Manchester area working closely with their corporate partner, AstraZeneca to harness the power of Youth-centred Design, and find solutions that meet the specific mental health and wellbeing needs of young people in the UK. You will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of this ambitious five-year programme that engages young people, communities, and grassroots organisation to create better outcomes for young people. You will achieve this through strong coordination, and representation of the project, seeking to build local partnerships that can engage young people and create lasting change for the communities they reside in.
To be successful, you will have proven experience of coordinating and delivering mid-size to large scale regional programmes in youth, community and/or education settings to support young people. Due to the nature of the programme, knowledge of working in gender equality, children's or mental health sector in the UK is necessary, combined with an understanding of the needs of young people in the Greater Manchester area. You will have demonstrable experience of building and maximising partnerships, internally and externally to achieve change, and will have experience of delivering clear and concise project delivery plans, including implementing plans and budget management.
To apply, please register your interest and submit your CV by clicking 'apply now' below. Supporting Statements are not required at this stage.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice, we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.
Every day in the UK, 13 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth.
Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Education Lead to join Sands’ Training and Education Team. This newly created role is responsible for the delivery of our healthcare education programmes to improve bereavement care for families and help save babies lives. This role will take the lead on building a package of educational resources for healthcare professionals to support their professional development and continued improvements in practice.
The successful candidate will have experience of working clinically in the NHS in either early pregnancy, maternity or neonatal services. Knowledge of relevant guidelines, policy and best practice bereavement care following pregnancy loss or baby death is also a requirement.
With demonstrable experience of creating training for healthcare professionals and students, you will also have experience of delivering training to both online and face to face.
You will have excellent presentation skills, including the ability to write clearly and express complex or sensitive subjects simply and be able to collaborate with a range of stakeholders and subject experts to create educational materials.
An understanding of health inequalities in the UK and the impact on pregnancy loss, baby death and bereavement care is essential as well as having a working knowledge of the National Bereavement Care Pathway.
A highly developed communicator, you will be able to build effective working relationships with colleagues, volunteers, professional partners and target audiences as well as being extremely well organised with strong time management skills.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Causeway Education is a charity supporting young people to overcome barriers in accessing Higher Education and apprenticeships. Our mission is to ensure students have the support they need to explore options effectively, make ambitious choices and produce outstanding university, college and apprenticeship applications.
We are looking for a dynamic and creative Programme Manager: Employer Outreach to join us on the next stage of our journey. The pandemic has made our work more urgent than ever, and we are scaling up to meet this challenge. If you share our passion for ensuring progression is not determined by privilege, then we’d love to hear from you.
About Causeway Education
Causeway is a small, ambitious charity with national reach, supporting young people to overcome barriers in accessing higher education and apprenticeships.
We exist to make sure that progression is not determined by privilege.
We believe that, with the right support in exploration, choices and applications, all young people can find and realise their ambition.
In our unequal society, some young people face far greater challenges than others in accessing Higher Education and apprenticeships. Dedicated teachers, advisors and outreach professionals work tirelessly on redressing these inequalities. We are there for all those confronting these barriers, helping to bring about:
We give teachers the skills and resources they need to ensure all their students can navigate HE and apprenticeship applications effectively.
We help universities, charities and corporates to develop initiatives which inspire and equip participants to take their next steps.
We support students directly, providing impactful workshops and mentoring to help them successfully clear the hurdles of complex application processes.
Last year we helped 10,352 students submit high quality applications. Alongside this, we gave expert support to 2,096 professionals, helping them to hone their provision so applicants are better served year after year. We have an ambitious strategy to significantly increase our reach and impact over the next 5 years, building capacity in our education system and directly supporting students. We deliver annual applicant-facing support on behalf of a number of universities, charities and corporates, as well as innovative training and resources to teachers, outreach professionals and employers.
Purpose of the role
As Programme Manager: Employer Outreach you will be responsible for the delivery of our key employer outreach programmes. This work is core to our mission of improving the support in place for young people to explore different options and apply successfully for apprenticeships and HE. You will manage a portfolio of employer outreach programmes supported by Programme Officers and freelance specialists. Initiatives range from one-off workshops through to insight days and work-experience weeks.
Oversee the delivery of our key employer outreach programme and a portfolio of smaller employer outreach projects.
Manage relationships with our employer partners, ensuring they are kept up to date with progress.
Establish KPIs for programmes in your portfolio and ensure these are achieved.
Ensure your programmes have effective monitoring and evaluation measures in place which link to Causeway’s monitoring and evaluation framework.
Liaise effectively and efficiently with staff across the organisation.
Ensure high quality design and delivery of general aspects of the programmes in your portfolio.
Oversee our specialist freelancers to design and deliver more specific programme resources and activities.
Oversee recruitment and/or marketing campaigns, including drafting emails and adverts and managing communications via Mailchimp and other channels
Facilitate workshops for a range of audiences including students and undergraduate ambassadors, teachers and advisors, and university and employer outreach staff, alongside other members of the Programmes Team.
Quality assurance and improvement
Employ principles of effective quality assurance throughout project and programme life-cycles, to ensure learning experiences consistently meet defined quality standards and reflect our values.
Lead on evaluating and continuously improving programmes in your portfolio
Support and share good practice with colleagues.
This job description is designed to give an overall view of the role and is not a definitive list of tasks.
We are more interested in what you could do than what you have already done, hence the emphasis on skills over experience.
Outstanding relationship management
Management of a portfolio of projects/programmes
Skills and knowledge
Demonstrable organisational skills: able to manage multiple projects both small and large
Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills: able to interact with different audiences from professionals through to young people
Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, and exceptional presentation skills
Understanding of effective monitoring and evaluation
Creative thinking and problem-solving: the ability to generate and implement innovative and practical solutions
Strong ability to lead and motivate across the organisation
Good understanding of the importance of safeguarding
In possession of, or able to secure, an enhanced DBS check.
There are a number of different paths the successful candidate may have taken to develop the skills and experience needed for this role. The following list is not intended to be exhaustive, but instead to give a sense of the range of experiences which are relevant:
Personal experience of structural inequalities, or experience of supporting young people from underrepresented groups
Experience of working in employer outreach
Experience of university Widening Participation
Experience of working in schools/colleges or of recruiting and maintaining relationships with teachers/schools
Experience in a charity supporting young people
Passionate about helping young people access Higher Education and apprenticeships
Committed to Causeway’s values of ensuring our work is high-quality, collaborative, practical and evidence-led
Clear commitment to diversity and inclusion
Flexible and adaptable to meet needs of the post
A positive outlook and sense of humour
Resilient, collaborative, diplomatic and emotionally intelligent
Results-focused with the desire to personally deliver tangible outcomes
Educated to degree level or having relevant qualifications or experience indicating the ability to apply an appropriately high level of analytical skills.
We actively work to improve diversity in Higher Education and apprenticeships, therefore personal experience of facing related barriers, or experience of supporting young people from underrepresented groups, will be a valuable asset to the organisation.
We are a small and friendly team. Although we work from home, we meet up at least monthly and we have established a number of ways to keep in regular contact and continue to support each other. We will go out of our way to welcome a new member of the team.
Please submit the following:
1. CV (maximum 2 sides)
2. Covering Letter
Closing date for applications is 5pm on 22nd June.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4th July.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Global Partners Digital (GPD) is a social purpose company dedicated to fostering a digital environment underpinned by human rights. We do this by making policy spaces and processes more open, inclusive and transparent, and by facilitating strategic, informed and coordinated engagement in these processes by public interest actors.
A core component of our work is our role as the Support Unit of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), an intergovernmental coalition of 34 member states who collectively advocate for the promotion of human rights online. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Project Assistant to join our team and contribute to the work of the FOC.
Roles and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a focused and committed individual joining a dedicated team that is passionate about human rights. You will be expected to demonstrate initiative, strong coordination skills, and the ability to collaborate well with your colleagues and partners globally*. Initially this role will provide support to both the FOC Support Unit and to the wider GPD team.
Reporting to the FOC Programme Lead, you’ll provide support to the FOC Support Unit to enable the Coalition to effectively achieve its goals and objectives, as well as to the wider GPD team.
Provide ad hoc administrative and logistical support to the GPD Core Function;
Provide effective administrative support for the everyday running of the FOC Project, including:
Assist in the preparation of documents such as team agendas, meeting notes and reports
Maintain and support an effective file storage and data management system
Provide support to the FOC team in the management of budgets, including maintaining up to date records and arranging the payment of expenditure
Assist in drafting of financial and narrative reporting to project funders;
Assist in the organisation of meetings, either online or in-person, including arranging invitations, room bookings, travel itineraries and accommodation, if necessary;
Support effective communication across FOC stakeholders and networks;
Support the maintenance and updating of the FOC's website, including the storage of documents online;
Support the implementation of the FOC communications strategy, including:
Contribute to the development of FOC external communications outputs
Support the running and monitoring of FOC's social media channels.
*The role may involve some travel to locations overseas.
Essential Skills and Experience
Demonstrated experience in a professional environment;
An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field, including but not limited to international relations, human rights, communications and media;
Self-motivated and organised, able to work independently to meet deadlines;
Strong coordination and communication skills;
Ability to build collaborative and positive relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;
Demonstrated experience organising events;
A commitment to continuous learning and improvement;
An interest in international affairs, human rights and internet-related and digital issues;
Fluent written and spoken English.
Desirable Skills and Experience
Practical experience assisting with the implementation of government-funded projects;
Practical experience of working in an international or national bureaucracy, including international organisations and government administrations;
Practical experience of working with civil society, governments and the private sector, particularly from the global South;
Practical experience of working on human rights and internet-related and digital issues;
Fluency in a language other than English.
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days pro rata, plus bank holidays and extra time over the Christmas period
Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave package
Professional development and wellbeing funds
GPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all our employees. We encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply and consider candidates for all positions without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
Terms and Conditions
Working days: Full time
Start date: ASAP
Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (with possibility for extension)
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 (dependent on experience, pro rata)
Reporting to: FOC Programme Lead
UK based (with permission to live and work in the UK)
Remote working or co-working based
Closing date: 5th June 2022
First round interviews: week commencing 13th June 2022
Approx. 8 meetings per year, 7 of which can be undertaken on Zoom/Teams, with one in-person meeting each year in the UK
This is a strategic time to join the Board of TLM England and Wales. We have a strong and committed group of trustees who bring a wealth of experience and expertise. Following a recent review, we are seeking to appoint two new trustees with skills in Fundraising, Finance or Digital Marketing and Innovation.
The Leprosy Mission is the world’s largest leprosy-focused organisation, a pioneer in our field, with over 140 years’ experience tackling this ancient disease. As a leading international Christian development organisation, we operate as a Global Fellowship comprising Members from 31 countries. We work with people of all faiths and none to bring about the defeat of leprosy and transformation in the lives of people affected. The Leprosy Mission England and Wales (TLMEW) works in 10 countries across Africa and Asia. We raise funds, promote research and innovation, and support our partners to strengthen health systems and provide life-changing health care services, skills training and opportunities for those who have been excluded and rejected by society.
As an organisation, we are seeking transformational growth. Our goal is to see a leprosy-free world. Our vision is for ‘leprosy defeated, lives transformed’, meaning a world with zero transmission, zero disability and zero discrimination.
Trustees are individually and collectively responsible for leading the organisation and each trustee should be prepared to use their specific skills, knowledge, network and experience to help the Board reach sound decisions. In addition to scrutinising board papers, this may also involve leading discussions, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives or other issues in which the trustee has special expertise.
TLMEW has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation of all people. Successful candidates are expected to understand, sign and comply with all organisational policies, including the TLMEW Code of Conduct and the TLMEW Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy. Recruitment to roles within TLMEW includes, in particular, criminal record checks/screening and the collection of relevant references.
TLMEW is an explicitly Christian charity; we are seeking a committed Christian with a personal commitment to Jesus Christ reflected in their devotional life and involvement in their Christian community. TLMEW is committed to diversity and welcomes those who have been underrepresented in INGO leadership positions, especially African, Asian, Latin American and Caribbean leaders, women and those with a disability.
Trustees have over-arching statutory duties in respect of governance, details of which can be found in the recruitment information pack on our website.
To apply, and for more information on this role and the work of TLMEW, please visit our website via the Apply button where you will be asked to upload a summary CV together with a covering letter outlining how you will contribute to the Board.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 6 June 2022
Preliminary Interviews (virtual): Wednesday 21 June 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 20 July 2022
Registered Charity number 1050327
Faith is considered to be an occupational requirement: Equality Act 2010.
Community Engagement Coordinator x 3
1x role in the south of England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the south of England, the London office and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
1x role in the central England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the central England and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
1x role in the north of England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the north of England, the Leeds office and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
Contract: 2 years fixed term, extendable for a further year
Salary: £30,000 p.a.
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Working with every local authority and across every region in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and supported by Arts Council funding, we reach over 3 million families a year through schools, health visitors, libraries and other partners. This incredible network helps us to get children excited about reading from an early age. We know that children who read are happier, healthier, more creative and do better at school.
This is an exciting time to join us; Book Trust is investing in the expansion of the Partnership Team that supports our work across England. Building our capacity in all regions of England will offer greater opportunity to work with our partners in a place-based way, working in and with local communities and the children and families most in need of support.
As a Community Engagement Coordinator, you will work within the regional partnerships team to support projects, pilots and pieces of learning to build greater place-based working with the BookTrust partner network.
To apply, you must complete all elements of the process below and submit by the closing date. To find out 'How to Apply', please go to our website. The selection process will take place in June 2022.
- Submit a written answer in no more than 750 words to the question below:
“Can you tell us about a time when you worked to support local communities, tell us what you role was, what was important to ensure a successful outcome and how you used your skills, knowledge and or experience to deliver a successful outcome.
- Please submit your CV, comprising of no more than 2 sides of A4.
- Please submit a covering email stating only the attachment of the documents set out in points 1 and 2 and confirming which role and region you wish to apply for. Lengthy covering emails will be disregarded.
Closing date: Friday, 3rd June, 12pm
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity
We aim to provide an inclusive recruitment process and actively welcome applications from diverse talent pools: BAME candidates, candidates with disabilities and long-term conditions and candidates from underrepresented communities.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and want to ensure we have an accessible application process for all candidates. If you need any reasonable adjustments or would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact our HR team (contact details can be found on our website).
BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The recruitment and selection process reflect our commitment to safeguarding therefore, the suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment, and pre-employment checks.
Winston's Wish is a national charity providing support to children who have been bereaved. Our vision is of a society in which grieving children and young people get the support they need, when they need it.
We are currently seeking a Training Partnerships Practitioner to develop, promote and deliver online and face-to-face bespoke bereavement training to organisations and communities who support bereaved children and young people.
You will be involved in researching key areas where need is greatest, identifying the training needs, and working with the wider team to develop and deliver a bespoke training package.
You will need experience of delivering training to professionals and working with children, young people and families, as well as an understanding of the experience and consequences of bereavement in childhood. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisation skills are essential to this role.
In return, we can offer an interesting and rewarding environment where you can make a real difference.
Winston’s Wish is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from individuals who bring fresh perspectives and experiences. Should you require the recruitment pack or application form in a different format, or any other reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know.