Job opportunity: Operations Manager, LEAH – apply by 1 September 2020

Salary: £33,000 per annum pro rata / 8 hours per week (over 4 or 5 days)

LEAH is seeking an exceptionally well organised and efficient Operations Manager to join their team.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience of working in a small charity, including planning and managing programmes, funding contract management and working alongside volunteers.

The ideal candidate will be used to dealing with a diverse workload, have excellent communications skills and a proven track record in leading and managing a team.

The position is accountable to the Director and is a one-year fixed term contract, with extension being dependent on funding.

If you would like to discuss the role before making an application, please email Jenny Irish or call the LEAH office on 020 8255 6144.

The closing date is 12 midday on Tuesday 1 September 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed remotely on Monday 7 September 2020.

For full details, visit the LEAH website.

Job opportunity: Volunteer Co-ordinator, Richmond Furniture Scheme – apply by 1 Sep 2020

Salary £24,500 per annum, depending on experience)37.5 hours (Mon to Fri with Saturday work on rotation)

This is a new role which will be key in delivering against the organisation’s core objectives and they are looking for someone with drive and experience to manage their volunteer programme.  

Richmond Furniture Scheme (RFS) is a small charity assisting people in need of furniture which operates from a base in Twickenham.

The Scheme’s volunteers are fundamental to the success of the charity.  Roles and tasks include sales, operational supportup-cycling, recycling, repair and general administration. 

The post holder will report to and work closely with the CEO on all aspects of volunteer co-ordination and strategy.  The role will require a thorough understanding of the Scheme’s systems and processes, along with recruitment, management, communication and ICT literacy.

The closing date for applications is 1 September 2020.

For full details, including the personal specification and how to apply, visit the Richmond Furniture Scheme website.

Job opportunity: Welfare & Benefits Information Lead, Mulberry Centre

16 - 22.5 hours per week working remotely / six month initial contract

The Mulberry Centre is seeking a Welfare Benefits Information Lead to join a small, dynamic team to  provide support for people affected by cancer or COVID-19.

This vital role will suit an enthusiastic and proactive person who has excellent communication skills, being able to deal with complex matters effectively, both orally and in writing. You will need to have the skills to interview people.

The ideal applicant will have emotional resilience to deal with people who are sick or may be at the ‘end of life’ stage of life, their carers, family and/or friends. An empathetic and compassionate approach is important, with a desire to make a difference to people affected by cancer and COVID-19. This position will be at the forefront of the Centre’s client-based services and individual in post needs to be self-motivated with a positive and flexible attitude.

It is essential for applicants to have either worked with welfare and benefits claims directly or as an advisor, or have a good working knowledge of this area in a professional capacity.

For more details, visit The Mulberry Centre website.

Job opportunity: Grants and Office Administrator, RPLC – apply by 19 August 2020

Salary: £28,000 based on experience / 12 months fixed term, renewable

Do you have the skills needed and an interest in assisting RPLC in its support for people, schools and local organisations?

RPLC is looking for an efficient, experienced office and grants administrator to work closely with a small team distributing over £1.7m in grants each year.

For full details and an application pack, please visit the RPLC website.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, 19 August 2020.

Interviews will be held week beginning 7 September 2020.

Job opportunity: Grants Manager, RPLC – apply by 19 August 2020

Salary:  £37,000  per annum based on experience / 12 month fixed term contract (renewable)

This is a unique opportunity for someone with experience of the voluntary sector to take a key role in developing RPLC’s £1.7m grant-making programmes in Richmond.

The Grants Manager will have skills to identify unmet needs locally and the ability to work in partnership with other stakeholders in proposing funding strategies.

For full details and an application pack, please visit the RPLC website.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 19 August 2020.

Interviews will be held week beginning 7 September 2020.

Job Opportunity: Community Engagement Manager, Census 2021

The Office for National Statistics has opened the recruitment programme for roles relating to the next national census.

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Job Opportunity: Social Media Executive, Cruse Bereavement Care

Salary: £15,600 per annum including OLW (FTE £22,286) / Hours: 21 hours per week (some flexibility may be possible)

Cruse is looking for someone with social media experience to lead on the day-to-day running of their social media accounts by proactively scheduling creative content, replying to comments and engaging with individuals and networks to build and maintain an engaged following.

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Job Opportunity: Projects, Outreach & Communications Officer, Healthwatch Richmond

Salary: £26,138 per annum plus pension / Hours: full time

Healthwatch Richmond is the consumer champion for health and social care in Richmond upon Thames. They are looking for a full time Projects, Outreach and Communication Officer.

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Supporting Diversity and Inclusivity

There has been a great deal of discussion in recent weeks around the voluntary sector’s particular role in tackling racism and the lack of diversity and inclusion across the sector.  Please take a few moments to read our thoughts and help us to collectively improve the situation.

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Updated resource – Returning to Work Safely

Our latest guide has been updated to help organisations reopen to staff and the public safely.

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