Jobs in Isle Of Man
Are you already established as a senior leader in mission with a demonstrable passion and vision for polycentric mission?
Can you facilitate and influence intercultural learning and collaboration?
Have you successfully acted as a catalyst and entrepreneur in finding new and innovative approaches?
Are you a proven strategic networker, able to develop and strengthen relationships across multiple contexts?
Do you have a track record of casting vision, developing strategy and delivering on ambitious goals?
We want to hear from you if you can demonstrate an ability to:
INSPIRE – a person of integrity who is deeply passionate about enabling people to know Jesus and experience the abundant life that only he can provide and who can inspire others to collaborate to facilitate intercultural learning for the sending and receiving of mission workers among the Majority World.
COMMUNICATE WELL – someone who can communicate sensitively and effectively with a range of organisations, who can communicate clearly across different cultures, and who is able to connect with our supporters.
THINK STRATEGICALLY, ACT ENTREPRENEURIALLY – someone who can work with us to strategically shape and transform the way we organise ourselves and work, to become more polycentric, agile, and catalytic.
As the Director for Intercultural Learning and Collaboration, you will be responsible for:
- Sharing in the overall leadership of BMS as part of the Executive Director Team
- Providing strategic leadership to facilitate intercultural learning and collaboration among the Majority World church
- Developing a team with diverse, key skills to strengthen collaboration and learning across established and emerging hubs, networks and partnerships
This role has a Specific Occupational Requirement for a practising Christian. The successful applicant will be fully in agreement with the BMS vision. The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.
Location: Based in a city in the Global South, with remote working and visits to the UK
Type: Full-time, permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary range: The salary will be set at the national equivalent of a UK salary of between £54K and £60K and based on relative national salary levels of the relevant Global South country
Closing date: 9 am on Monday 22 January 2024 (GMT)
Interview date: Initial interviews will be conducted online on Friday, 2 February 2024, Final interviews to take place in person in the UK on Friday, 16 February 2024.
Further information about the role is set out in this pack. If you would like an exploratory conversation regarding the role, please contact Sujit Varpe at BMS World Mission.
Please download the recruitment pack which includes more information on the role and a job specification. Applications should be made using our online form.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are National Energy Action (NEA) – and our vision is to end fuel poverty; our work to improve and promote energy efficiency brings social, environmental, housing and employment benefits. We believe everyone should be able to afford to keep their homes warm and safe, however, low incomes, high energy bills and poor energy efficiency currently deny this to millions of households across the UK. Never has this been more important than today.
NEA’s teams are friendly, knowledgeable and are dedicated to what we do. We are proud of our expertise and proud of the service we deliver to our clients.
We offer colleagues a friendly, rewarding workplace and the chance to build a worthwhile career with a not-for-profit organisation that is proud to make a genuine difference to people’s lives each and every day.
Given unprecedented demand for our services and increasing opportunities for NEA to continue to lead the development of national qualifications which improve the standards of practical work and the quality of energy advice services for low income and vulnerable householders, we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and proactive individual to join us in the position of Training Programme Delivery Manager to work on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract for 2 years.
The role is based in NEA’s Development and Partnerships Directorate and will report into the Head of Training and Assessment. The Training Programme Delivery Manager will confidently lead on the successful planning, running and completion of NEA training projects.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external NEA stakeholders; supporting and assisting on the roll out of new training products designed to reach current and future audiences and sectors and ensuring that training projects produce the necessary outputs while meeting deadline budgets.
As Training Programme Delivery Manager, you will contribute to the marketing and assist in the promotion of NEA’s training and assessment services, supporting the development and delivery of NEA’s training and assessment strategic partnership plan.
You will be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal, and you will have the ability to maintain strong reporting systems, including analysis of live prospects, programme outputs and progress, producing varying reports for the Head of NEA Training and Assessment.
You will be highly engaging and will work with senior colleagues to develop and embed new and existing NEA external training delivery partnerships enabling continued partnership growth.
This post provides an exciting and rewarding opportunity to drive the development and implementation of NEA training and Assessment projects through successful collaboration, project management and positive engagement of potential partners.
What you will need to succeed
The right candidate will be highly motivated with the ability to work collaboratively and alone in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
You will have a proven history in project management, possessing the ability to develop and manage work programmes in response to analysis of need and to prepare and manage project budgets and produce high quality written and numeric reports.
As an excellent communicator you will be skilled in the engagement of commercial and voluntary sectors in relation to skills and qualifications and the engaging and influencing of new and existing external delivery partners with demonstrable experience in building and maintaining partnerships.
The successful candidate will be a confident and experienced public speaker and you will be proactive in the promotion of the Training and Assessment team as well as the wider organisation and its credibility at the highest level. Your ability to promote NEA’s training programmes will be embedded in a commitment to the aims and objectives of the organisation which you will be able to demonstrate.
You will be able to evidence good written skills and reasonable numeracy, especially in the context of submitting and presenting reports to Government departments and other funding bodies or sponsors.
We are offering
£38,006 - £42,169 per annum (scale Points 29-33) plus London weighting of £3,300 if applicable
11½% non-contributory pension
25 days annual leave (FTE) plus additional days in between Christmas New Year Period when our offices close; plus all local public holidays (within the region you are based) per annum
Flexible working arrangements including the opportunity for Hybrid working
Enhanced family friendly payments
Employee Assistance Programme.
The closing date for all applications is 12:00 noon Monday 08 January 2024. We anticipate interviewing the week commencing Monday 22 January 2024.
Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process. No recruitment agency or advertising enquiries, please.
NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post. Charity Registration No. 290511. Company Registration No: 01853927
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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£30,000 - £35,000 (per annum) + benefits
35 hours a week
Remote (with 1 or 2 visits to our head office RG41 5RD a month)
About the role:
We are looking for a Community Liaison to support and empower communities across the UK to be more stoma friendly and provide better support to those living with a stoma. We are a national charity and want to enable individuals, support groups, hospitals and other organisations to collaborate locally and your role will be to facilitate and encourage this.
You will be an ambassador for Colostomy UK, speaking on our behalf, promoting our support services, activities, and campaigns nationwide. Identifying and detecting opportunities for the development and growth of our charity will be an exciting part of this role, alongside ensuring we are reaching as many beneficiaries as possible that want or need our support.
This role is remote, with extensive UK wide travel. Most of your time will be out and about meeting people, so if you are a confident driver with access to your own car for business use, this would be an advantage. This role may involve overnight stays, early mornings, evenings and weekends so flexibility is a must. You will spend 1 or 2 days a month working at our Head Office, RG41.
You’ll need to have a naturally confident and amicable demeanour, with the ability to build rapport and long-lasting meaningful relationships with professionals across different industries and individuals within the community. You’ll have strong organisational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and manage a busy diary that takes you across the country. As an excellent communicator with strong ability to influence, you’ll be comfortable networking and delivering training to large groups of people. You’ll be resourceful, proactive and efficient, with a flexible community-oriented approach.
Core role responsibilities
· Develop strategies and activities to enable us to engage all demographics in the communities.
· Develop, maintain, and build key relationships with stoma care nurses, support groups and individuals in the stoma community.
· Support individuals to set up support groups in their area and act as a mentor to help them develop and grow the group, ensuring that we have a strong presence across the UK.
· Facilitate dialogue and community collaboration between local organisations; schools/ universities, businesses, charities and individuals.
· Work closely with event organisers and our Volunteers Manager to ensure we are represented at stoma open days, fundraising events and local events.
· Manage the delivery of our face-to-face and virtual active ostomates, and care workshop programmes.
· Develop, manage and deliver Stoma Awareness Training to an array of organisations looking to upskill their staff. This includes upskilling our volunteer team to be able to also deliver this training nationwide.
· Identify local fundraising opportunities and discuss potential opportunities with the Fundraising Manager.
· Support the Volunteer Manager to develop and deliver the volunteer and engagement strategy for mutual volunteer support, working closely with them regarding volunteer roles and their requirements.
· Work with the CEO and Marketing & Campaigns Manager to ensure representation at different meetings and forums across the UK.
· Write and present regular reports for team, management and board meetings.
The job pack includes the full job description and person specification.
Colostomy UK is a national charity that offers support and advice to people who have had stoma surgery (ostomates) and to their friends, families and carers. Our projects empower ostomates to return to sports, hobbies and other activities after their surgery and give them the confidence to take on fresh challenges. We also advocate for ostomates’ rights and are their voice on the bigger issues. Our campaigns raise awareness of ‘life with a stoma’ and encourage organisations to make their facilities more inclusive.
We have a range of benefits that we offer our team, these include:
· Private Health Care, including an employee assistance programme, remote GP, counselling, physiotherapy, medical diagnostics and treatment.
· Access to benefit platform for a wide range of discounts on everyday spends plus gym discounts.
· After two years of service, annual leave allowance increases by one day per year until you reach 30 days (pro rata)
· Season ticket loan
· 5% contribution to pension scheme
· An extra day holiday for your birthday and one day off a year to volunteer
· Training and development opportunities to support your learning and growth
· Fresh fruit in the office
·Free on-site parking
How to apply:
Please send your CV and a one page covering letter to Leanne Wood, Head of Support and Operations by midnight on 1st January 2024. Details of what to include in your cover letter can be found in our job pack. Please also attach a completed equal opportunities monitoring form.
First interviews will take place via Zoom and second interviews will be in person at our Head Office in Winnersh. We will only contact those applicants who have been successfully selected for interview. If you require any adjustments during the interview process, please let us know.
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post and all applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
In your cover letter, please tell us:
• About your relevant experience
• What skills and qualities you will bring to the role
• Why you’d like to work for us
• Where you saw the job advertised
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Project Trust is an education charity with over fifty years’ experience in international volunteering for young people. We organise challenging, long-term placements for 17–25-year-olds with partnership organisations in Africa, Asia and the Americas.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative, skilled and proactive Digital Engagement Coordinator to join our team in this new role as we expand our digital presence to inpsire wider audiences to take part in our international volunteering programme. We are looking for an imaginative communicator with a flair for social media and content creation who will play a pivotal role in raising the profile of our charity and developing our brand awareness. A key focus for the role is to expand our engagement with new audiences.
The role is home-based with some UK travel and the occasional requirement to work evenings and weekends.
Main areas of responsibility include:
· Create inspiring and innovative digital content and campaigns across multiple channels, including website, social media and newsletters, with the aim of increasing engagement with new audiences and recruiting Volunteer applicants
· Day-to-day management of digital communication channels and platforms
· Use of analytics and social media techniques to grow engagement across our website and social media channels
· Commission content such as blogs, video and case studies for our channels and curate our library of digital content
· Contribute to the development and implementation of Project Trust’s digital engagement and recruitment strategy
If you are passionate about youth development and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world, please see the recruitment pack for further information and apply now.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Closing date: 3rd January 2024 at 11.30 pm
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
At Shelter we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.
We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.
About the team
This exciting new opportunity sits within the Philanthropy and High Value Events team, which is part of High Value Partnerships, a team responsible for raising £20 million a year through relationships with high-net worth individuals.
The Philanthropy team develop relationships with high level individual donors and are responsible for securing major donations with a focus on five, six and seven figure gifts. We have ambitious plans to significantly grow income to over £3 million a year and we are looking for a proactive Philanthropy High Value Programme Manager to play a pivotal role in our success.
About the role
This is an exciting time to join the Philanthropy team at Shelter, to grow our newly launched and ambitious High Value Programme, which has been established to capitalise on the growth potential of donors at the £3,000 -£20,000 level. We are looking for a passionate fundraiser to join our growing team to manage this new programme creating a sustainable source of income for Shelter’s Fight for Home.
You’ll be part of the wider Philanthropy and High Value Events team working to deliver first-class supporter experience and bring our donors closer to our work than ever before, through a dedicated donor programme, focused on excellent stewardship, creative appeals, and dedicated donor communications. You will be supported by an experienced, energetic fundraising team and colleagues in front line services, campaigns and finance.
You will also have the opportunity to recruit and manage a philanthropy executive, who will be brought on to help with the running of the programme, and to take the programme to new heights.
As part of a warm and motivated team, you will help us take philanthropy fundraising at Shelter to new ambitions by growing the newly established High Value Programme into a successful fundraising programme.
To be successful in this role you will be ambitious, organised and determined, and will be happy to take a proactive approach to grow and establish the high value programme. You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high expectations of work quality and output. You will be able to manage your own workload and work with the Senior Philanthropy Manager to make informed decisions regarding the programme’s direction and growth.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society.
Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them
Families Employment Specialist
Part time (0.6 FTE) with flexible hours
Location: Home Based (flexible)
Fixed term for 18 month initial contract
Are you passionate about supporting people to overcome barriers to secure meaningful employment? Do you have the resilience and drive to solve any problems that arise on this journey? If so, we are keen to hear from you.
It's an exciting time to join The Poppy Factory as we expand and offer services to more people within the military community. This new service commenced delivery in early 2023, and is the result of a funding pilot from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust.
The successful candidate will be working closely with our partners at The Ripple Pond to help the families and carers of veterans with health conditions gain and retain employment. They will also be supported by our existing team, building on the foundation of 100 years of experience and expertise in helping veterans with health conditions.
We are looking for people who place importance in values such as empathy, collaboration and adaptability and are especially interested in applicants who have lived-experience within the military community as a spouse or family member.
We anticipate this role will be primarily home-based with all necessary IT equipment provided, therefore applicants will need an appropriate space to work at home. There will be occasional travel required for national team meetings in Richmond. These currently take place 3 times a year and require an overnight stay. There will also be periodic in-person meetings with colleagues which can take place at a convenient location locally.
We are especially looking for people who meet the following:
- Lived experience of being a family member of serving military or veterans
- Experienced in helping others in need of support. This could be in employment, housing, health, social care. It could also be in a voluntary or personal capacity.
- Able to apply sound judgement and make reasoned decisions based on available information.
- Good at research and investigation, finding information and services that could help someone.
- A confident communicator with a warm and approachable manner.
- Someone who can quickly and successfully build rapport and relationships with colleagues, clients and partners.
- Creative problem solvers who are motivated by a challenge and focus on solutions.
- Strong sense of shared purpose with The Poppy Factory’s mission and values.
We are keen to make this role as accessible as possible to people who need a flexible working pattern and this can be discussed at interview. Hours could include weekends or evenings if this best serves the people we are supporting.
If you are excited to be part of an ambitious and growing service, this could be a fantastic role for you.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and LGBT+ candidates as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.
The Poppy Factory aims to be an exemplar employer. We provide competitive terms and conditions of employment including:
- A generous company Pension scheme
- Company-paid life assurance
- 35 days' basic holiday entitlement (FTE) including Christmas closure and bank holidays
For the full job description and more information about the role please download the Candidate Pack
How to apply
To apply for this position please click "Apply for this job" to submit your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. You may address your covering letter to Tom Adam, Head of Service Development.
The closing date for applications will be 1 January 2024.
For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Keiron Coombs.
No agencies please.
The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion within our workforce, including the volunteers who give their time to us. We work to maintain an environment where the needs and aspirations of all employees are met, irrespective of characteristics protected under the legislative framework of the Equality Act 2010. We expect everyone to understand and accept their personal responsibility to recognise and value differences and the unique contributions that people make to the way we deliver our work.
As an equal opportunities employer our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your covering letter if you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.
We are a family friendly employer and happy to discuss flexible working.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Ideally FT but will consider 28 hours per week for the right candidate. Home based role with occasional travel to London.
The primary function of this role is to support the CEO and Head of Member Engagement with all administrative activities that relate to our existing membership and training, including updating our CRM system (ThankQ), dealing with membership correspondence and growth, hosting webinars via Zoom, and helping to plan and deliver our annual conference (May 10th in 2023) in London. The postholder will report to the Head of Member Engagement. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of CRM systems and customer service, and experience of charities and membership processes will be a distinct advantage. The postholder will also support the CEO in managing relationships with key external stakeholders and dealing with governance.
• Membership and data:
- Initial contact for all membership, training and stakeholder enquiries
- Processing memberships on ThankQ, to include:
- Importing new contacts and updating contact information as required
- Importing new memberships
- Providing our finance function with the information required to invoice new and renewing members
- Ensuring that ILM Members’ information is accurate and up to date
- Working with the Head of Member Engagement to shape and send appropriate induction materials to new members
- To lead on member data accuracy, efficiency and drive forward any improvements
• Training and events:
- Helping to create new training events on ThankQ and our website
- Overseeing bookings within ThankQ, creating accurate delegate lists and ensuring that Finance have the information required for invoicing
- Assisting with organising events on Zoom, including sending panellist and delegate links
- Starting and hosting webinars, sharing this responsibility with the Head of Member Engagement (this postholder will not actually be delivering any training)
- Helping to process videos and uploading these to the website, after webinars and training have completed.
- Sending certificates, recordings and slides to all delegates after training courses are completed.
- Assisting with the administration of our main qualifications, the Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration and the Diploma in Charity Legacy Management, and all other training programme administration
- Creating name badges and a final delegate list for the ILM Annual Conference in May 2024 (and each year)
- Supporting the CEO in sending out Board Papers and other Board communications
- Assisting with Board meeting minutes as required and setting dates for meetings
- Maintaining our secure archive of Board Papers and other documents
• Finance and debt management
-Working to maximise the ILM income / accounts by taking the lead on the identification and chasing of debtors (course sales, membership, and all other outstanding debts) for 0.5 days per week on average
Please download the JD and person specification for further information.
Please ensure that you submit both a CV AND a cover letter. We will be unable to consider your application unless we have both.
We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if necessary.
As Regional Manager you will represent, manage and co-ordinate FoodCycle for your allocated regional Projects. Our Projects are spaces where volunteers are empowered to run their own community meals using surplus food.
You will manage local relationships with venues, community partners, supermarkets and volunteer recruitment channels to enable this to happen. You will continually be looking to increase our impact by working towards targets of increased meals served to our guests, expanding our existing Projects and setting up new ones within Yorkshire and The Humber.
As an excellent communicator, you will manage the volunteers at each Project ensuring they are trained, supported and on-message with FoodCycle strategy, ensuring that volunteers are confident enough to self-organise and make a success of their Projects.
You will have experience of programme planning, delivery and development including community led/owned programmes. You will also have experience of building relationships with a range of stakeholders, including other charities, local authorities, funders and local champions. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential for this exciting role.
How to apply: Please upload a CV of no more than two sides, and a covering note/letter of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for the role, via our vacancy website.
Deadline for your application: 20th December, however we will interview candidates as applications come in. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, and we encourage candidates to apply asap!
Benefits: We offer 26.5 holiday (including Christmas close down) plus bank holidays, and a flexible and friendly work environment. Staff benefit from our private medical package and our pension scheme, available after three months.
This role is home based with frequent travel to projects in Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and Bradford.
FoodCycle is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and inclusion. We are a Disability Confident Scheme member. Please email our Recruitment inbox if you require assistance or adjustments when applying.
Please note that you will need to have existing Right to Work in the UK to apply for this role. We do not hold a sponsor licence therefore we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the role
Our highly committed Regional Casework Coordinators are SSAFA’s front line of support for members of the armed forces community in need. They are the first point of contact for all beneficiaries into the North East England & Yorkshire Regional Office, assessing needs and allocating the case to one of our volunteer caseworkers.
You will sometimes handle complex problems from individuals who may be distressed, identifying the presenting and potential underlying needs to determine the best way to support the beneficiary. You will have ownership of cases from beginning to end, coordinating the casework process in a timely manner and ensure that the beneficiary journey is at the centre of the Service. You will have the opportunity to shape processes and procedures within the office which will lead to improvements in the service offered to clients.
To help you establish yourself in this new post you will receive excellent training and induction to SSAFA.
Whilst the post is homebased, to be eligible for this role you are required to live in the North East England or Yorkshire region, which includes the North, South, East and West of Yorkshire, and Teesside, County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. There will be occasional travel around these areas and you may be required to travel at short notice for face to face meetings.
About the team
The team work remotely and pride themselves in maintaining a close working bond which ensures the smooth operation of the office. You will work closely with volunteers from the eight SSAFA branches in these regions, supporting them to administer casework for SSAFA beneficiaries. The wider support team includes two Casework Managers and a Regional Operations Support Manager.
To carry out this role successfully you will have a track record of providing welfare advice in key areas such as, housing benefits, debt, disability, mobility or immigration issues. You will have knowledge of safeguarding and GDPR, along with experience in dealing with sensitive information and people in vulnerable situations. You will be able to provide excellent customer service by telephone, e-mail and face to face. You will have used Microsoft Office 365 to a high standard. It is important that you have experience of planning and managing your own workload, with minimal supervision. of SSAFA
It would be advantageous if you have an understanding of the way of life for today’s Armed Forces, veterans and their families, along with supporting volunteers. An understanding of the voluntary sector and preferably the military charity sector landscape across the North East & Yorkshire would be valuable.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing practical, emotional, and financial support to our Forces, veterans and their families since 1885. Last year our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 79,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts or are still currently serving, and their families.
SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. We are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.
Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA
SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skill sets. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.
SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Maternity Cover position from January to October 2024
Homebased working in the UK
The Director of Development and Engagement is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and works in partnership with the CEO to lead the development, delivery and co-ordination of the organisation’s strategy.
In this role, you will have oversight across several areas including fundraising, membership engagement, finance and governance and will take the lead in generating income and ensuring the sustainability of the organisation.
The post also holds line management responsibility for three members of staff delivering across multiple areas of work including fundraising, finance, and communications.
For more information, please download the job description below or visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
To apply, please download and complete our application form below. CVs will not be accepted.
This is an ongoing recruitment and interviews will be held as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this advert at any time.
STOPAIDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive positive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex characteristics, HIV status, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. We are open to considering applications for a part-time role that would require a job share.
Closing date: 21st December
Contract: This is a fixed term contract for 12 Months.
Location: This is homebased/remote role but must be prepared to travel to Plymouth office to support critical weeks for testing and training
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced finance professional to use your skills and analytical expertise to help address the biggest health issue in the UK today.
We are seeking an experienced and skilful qualified accountant to join us as our new Transactional Processing Transformation Lead.
You will support the Finance Transformation Programme which includes implementing a new Finance System, Unit4 ERPx. The Transaction Processing Transformation Lead will be part of the Purchase to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (O2C) and Expenses Workstreams during the user acceptance testing (UAT) and system deployment phases. This role will support the Society’s Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions as they engage in testing and adopting the changes the new system and processes will bring.
The ideal candidate will have experience managing a transactional team and/or have significant experience of Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash and Record to Report using/embedding a modern ERP system. They will also be a team player with excellent people skills.
This is a homeworking role, but must be able to travel to office in Plymouth to support the local team during critical weeks for training and go-live (hotel and travel expenses will be covered). You may also be required to travel to attend some meetings and team-days, so you must reside in the UK, have the correct right to work documents to work in the UK and be comfortable/willing to travel to our flagship offices.
Please ensure you apply with your most updated CV and a supporting statement on why you believe you would be the most suitable individual for this position.
- Ideally be immediately available.
- ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified (or equivalent) is essential.
- Experience and knowledge of Unit4 ERPx or equivalent cloud-based system.
- Experience managing a transactional processing team, covering AP, AR and Banking.
- Experience of working within the charity sector is preferred but not essential.
- Experience of business transformation projects impacting the finance processes.
- Excellent and professional communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Able to confidently promote and manage change and to communicate effectively across both business and IT stakeholders.
- Ability to train and coach in the use of an ERP system in relation to associated transactional processes.
- Excellent IT skills and extensive experience/knowledge on using Microsoft packages.
- Work collaboratively and be able to prioritise your workload effectively.
- Strong analytical and interpretation skills.
- Excellent organisational skills and great attention to detail.
- Advocate for Alzheimer’s Society, demonstrating passion and resilience to make a difference.
- Be a self-starter and incredibly motivated.
About Alzheimer's Society
At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.
Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.
The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. Our goals are to promote social prescribing and to help people live the best lives they can. This is set out in our NASP Strategic Plan.
To learn more about our organisation, partners, and social prescribing, please visit our website.
NASP operates through a hybrid model of working, with most work taking place remotely using Microsoft Teams for meetings and planning. We have an office space at London’s Southbank Centre which staff can use to work. Travel to this (and other sites) will be required from time to time for meetings, site visits, events, and away days.
Role Details & Staff Benefits
Salary: Up to £35,000, depending on experience
Duration: Until 31st March 2025
Hours: Full-time Location: Remote – However, NASP has a permanent office space at London’s Southbank Centre, and occasional travel to this site will be required from time to time. Travel may also be required for site visits across the UK.
NASP offer a range of core benefits for staff on payroll, including:
- 30 days paid annual leave per annum, plus Bank Holidays
- An additional day of paid leave per year on your birthday
- Opportunities for Volunteering & CPD days each year
- Opportunity to request flexible working arrangements, including compressed hours
- Contribution to annual eye test, eyeglass purchase, and flu vaccination
Purpose of This Role:
The Senior Communications Officer will lead press, media and webinar activity for NASP. You will work as part of an ambitious communications team to increase awareness about social prescribing, support a range of programmes and position NASP as a ‘go to’ organisation for media.
- Knowledge of the voluntary sector, the health sector and/or social prescribing
- Ability to secure media coverage, and excellent understanding of the media landscape
- Ability to write and edit to a high standard for different audiences (e.g. press releases, web content, briefings, reports, speeches etc)
- Ability to distil complex information and turn it into persuasive and compelling narratives
- Excellent verbal communication skills, including ability to pitch stories and respond to challenging questions
- Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, and to balance competing priorities
- Ability to form supportive relationships with colleagues and a wide range of partners (from local community groups to large international organisations)
- Affinity with NASP’s Values as defined in the NASP Strategic Plan
- Understanding of the benefits of social prescribing
- Experience of organising and delivering major PR opportunities
- Experience of working with or supporting case studies, prioritising their wellbeing
- Experiencing of training spokespeople
- Experience of planning and running events and webinars
- Experience of social media channels
- Experience of using CRM systems, particularly Microsoft Dynamics
Media and PR
- Developing and delivering the NASP media strategy, communicating our messages about social prescribing through national, regional and sector media
- Managing the press office: responding to journalists; developing and managing media lists and monitoring and reporting systems
- Proactively building relationships with journalists and scoping and horizon-scanning trends and opportunities for coverage
- Managing and organising a programme of PR activity, including high-profile partnerships
- Developing and refining key message documents, and ensuring spokespeople are available, well briefed and supported.
Communications and case studies
- Identifying and supporting case studies across NASP programmes, and ensuring permissions processes are followed
- Commissioning, developing and writing website materials such as news articles and blogs to feed into the content strategy for NASP
- Writing articles, letters, blogs, speeches and presentations for colleagues, and articles for the NASP website
- Taking editorial responsibility for reports
- Supporting the Ambassador programme, including supporting filming opportunities
- Providing support to all teams on communications activities
- Working with all teams to provide support, training and materials to partner organisations
- Part of out of hours social media / media rota
- Acting as main contact for all NASP-produced or co-produced webinars
- Long-term planning of NASP’s webinar series – working closely with NASP staff and external partners to curate and co-ordinate the wider webinar programme
- Planning and delivery for each event including organising BSL/wider access requirements, running rehearsals, managing breakout rooms, supporting tech issues, and working with colleagues to develop content and confirm speakers
- Working with the wider Communications team to ensure all webinars are promoted effectively and cohesively
- Working with NASP’s CRM system to manage data in line with legislation, and to send invites, updates, etc. to relevant lists; developing CRM knowledge to provide support to colleagues
- Work alongside the Communications team to provide detailed reporting and evaluation of engagement, impact and reach of webinars
Reporting To: Head of Communications
How to Apply
Please complete the application form (available on the Careers page of the NASP website) and send to by email to the recruitment team by 12:00 (midday) on 18 December 2023. NASP have the right to bring the application deadline forward as they deem fit.
Ensure you complete all sections, including the Supporting Statement, and the details of 2 referees, including your latest employer or contracting organisation.
Please do not send your CV. We want to assess everyone in the same way, so we will assess your application solely on the information given in the application form.
Interviews will be held the week commencing 8 January 2024. For more information and an informal conversation, please email any questions to NASP recruitment.
Please note that any personal data you share will be treated confidentially and will only be used for recruitment purposes.
All appointments are subject to proof of right to work in the UK, references and a 3 month probationary period.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you excited by the prospect of building a dynamic press and comms function in a growing, collaborative, mission-driven organisation, then please apply!
Sortition Foundation is looking for an experienced press and communications professional, with a strong political and news sense, to ensure our campaign messages influence the public and political weather through the media. Your role will involve working with the campaigns team to secure coverage across broadcast and print media as part of a broader multi-channel communications strategy. You’ll respond and help produce opportunities to publicly make the case for institutionalising citizens’ assemblies like replacing the House of Lords with a House of Citizens. As this is the first role of its kind within Sortition, you will have the exciting opportunity of building on our messaging guide and frames testing to shape how we deliver this work.
The successful candidate will be highly organised, self-motivated and independent; everyone works from home with substantial freedom to choose their own hours.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Recruitment open for Chair of the Patient and Carer Network
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) invites applicants for this exciting role to chair its Patient Carer Network (PCN). The Chair will lead the PCN’s volunteers and make sure their views are considered throughout the College.
The RCP has worked with its PCN since 2004 to ensure that the perspectives of people with lived experience are reflected in our activities. We believe this continuous dialogue between the people who lead and the people who use services is critical to achieving our aims and delivering the RCP’s strategy 2022 – 2024.
The PCN currently consists of around 40 volunteers from across England and Wales who are passionate about improving healthcare for all. Some network members have knowledge of the breadth of the health and care sector, others bring knowledge of specific health and social care experiences – all bring insights that are invaluable to the RCP.
The PCN and the Chair of the PCN are supported by a Patient Involvement Officer and a Network Involvement and Engagement Manager. The RCP’s Patient Involvement Officer, Dr Laura Waters, is a senior physician with specific responsibility for amplifying the voice of patients and carers and in building capabilities to equip those working across the RCP with the skills to engage and listen to that voice.
Chair of the Patient Carer Network - the role
The role offers the opportunity to influence the College’s work focusing on improving health and care and leading the prevention of ill-health across communities, educating physicians and supporting them to fulfil their potential and influencing the way healthcare is designed and delivered.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior doctors, healthcare professionals, patient and carer representatives and College staff to make sure the voices of patients and carers are central and heard throughout the work of the College. You will represent the RCP’s PCN at external meetings and build relationships with patient and carer charities and national organisations to help the RCP meet its strategic aims to improve health and care and shape the way that healthcare is designed and delivered.
You will lead a diverse group of volunteers to help us deliver on the RCP Patient Carer Network’s Strategy You will champion the PCN and equip network members to work effectively in support of RCP strategic priorities and values, across a range of activities. You will bring the passion, energy and enthusiasm to strengthen an inclusive patient and carer voice in the work of the College.
How to apply
Application is via CV and cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the role based on the person specification.
Interested parties are welcome to have an informal discussion ahead of application with Eddie Kinsella, Chair of the Patient Carer Network, or Teena Chowdhury, Deputy Director, Care Quality Improvement Directorate, or Dr Laura Waters, Patient Involvement Officer.
Please note that the role is not open to RCP members.
The deadline for applications is 5pm 2 January 2024
Interview and appointment to role
Shortlisting will be completed during the week commencing 2 January 2024. Candidates are expected to be available for a remote interview via MS Teams on the morning of Thursday 11 January 2024 or the morning of Wednesday 17 January 2024. Candidates will also participate in an assessment where they will meet members of the Patient Carer Network in person in the RCP office in London.
The start date for the role will be February 2023. The tenure will be for two years with an opportunity to renew for a further two years following review with the clinical vice president.
The time commitment is on average 4-6 days per month. The successfully appointed candidate will be entitled to receive an honorarium of £4,000 per year and reasonable expenses will be paid in line with the RCP’s expenses policy.
The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.
The RCP is all about our people – our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. That’s why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.
Prospectus is excited to be supporting Working Options in Education in the search for a Head of Partnerships to lead their growing income generation team during a time of rapid growth.
Working Options is an employability and life skills charity that has been helping young people to aim high and fulfil their potential since 2010. With an incredible Career Pathways Programme, delivered by industry volunteers to young people in schools, colleges, industry settings and online, they support them to identify and pursue their career options.
As the Head of Partnerships, you will be responsible for overseeing and implementing fundraising strategy to grow income for the organisation, as it dramatically expands its work. This role will have a particular focus on building new long-term relationships with corporate partners and trust and foundations. Line managing the Events and Partnerships Coordinator and working closely with the engaged Chief Executive, this role will have support to deliver income generation strategy and build new and upon existing relationships.
To be successful as the Head of Partnerships, you will have proven experience in income generation and within corporate and trusts and foundations fundraising. This person will be the most senior fundraiser and will be confident in implementing and developing fundraising strategy to achieve income generation growth. You will be comfortable building longstanding relationships with both donors and internal stakeholders. This person will also be passionate about empowering young people in the UK to achieve their potential.
This role is a full-time permanent position that will be remote with occasional funded travel for meetings. The role also offers a salary of £50,000.
Prospectus and Working Options are invested in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Rhiannon Mehta at Prospectus.
If you are interested in applying to this Head of Partnerships position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You’ll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.