Job Vacancies in the Voluntary Sector


Part time Finance Manager with GrantScape


Salary: £27,000 pa (£45,000 FTE)

Terms: Part-time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 19 May 2017

A leading grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants which strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment.

Job Description


GrantScape is looking to recruit a Finance Manager with significant Finance and Managerial experience to undertake an exciting opportunity that has arisen within their highly specialised team.

In return, they offer the opportunity to join a forward thinking Charity which has firmly established itself as a market leader in Grant Management. For the right candidate, this is a great opportunity to make your mark and, at the same time, become part of something special as they continue to develop and expand their expertise and reputation.

The Company

GrantScape is a highly respected grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants throughout England and Wales which help strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment.  The Head Office is located at Whitsundoles, near Salford, Milton Keynes.

The Candidate

The Finance Manager will be an integral member of the Senior Management Team working closely with the Chief Executive, Chairman and Board of Trustees to provide accurate and informed financial advice and guidance and as such will consistently demonstrate exceptional focus on accuracy and attention to detail. The successful candidate will be CCAB qualified and ideally have a charity accounting qualification or considerable experience in a similar role. Proficiency in the use of accounting software (preferably Sage), database/reporting software and Microsoft Office is vital.

Strategic thinking will come naturally to the successful candidate and will be applied to all aspects of their work. As important, however is the ability to communicate effectively on all levels, from extensive liaison with external contacts, to establishing a close and effective working relationship with their small close-knit team of eight.

Main Duties and responsibilities

The Finance Manager will have overall responsibility for ensuring that financial recording, reporting and forecasting procedures are in place and operating effectively for GrantScape and its subsidiary and will also undertake the role of Company Secretary. The Finance Manager will also have the support of the Finance Assistant, who will be a direct report.

The successful candidate will produce annual financial statements for both companies, including consolidated accounts for the charitable group, and arrange for their audit, filing and distribution. Further responsibilities will include the preparation and submission of all financial returns and compliance with company legislative requirements.  The Finance Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive in the production of strategy documents and associated forecasts, annual budgets and the analysis of their performance and will also have active involvement in the development of policies and procedures including financial controls and risk management. The successful candidate will also play a key role in the development and implementation of the IT Strategy for the Charity.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website for more information.

Chief Executive with Willen Hospice

Salary: circa £80,000 + benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description


Willen Hospice’s vision is to be the lasting and thriving provider of free care to all people affected by life limiting illness in their community. This will be made possible by a community working together continually to share in the delivery of the most assuring, equally accessible and advanced care available.

They are seeking a new Chief Executive who is passionate about the vision of Willen Hospice and has substantial experience of working in a senior management role. You will be a strategic thinker with financial acumen and a passion to lead the team to achieve their vision to always be there to care. They need someone to command respect and show understanding across all levels of the organization. Conviction in approach and an ability to lead and inspire both clinical and fundraising teams is essential.

In implementing their strategic plan, you’ll lead a team of around 180 staff and over 600 volunteers. It’s a team that covers a range of specialisms and talents – from doctors to marketeers to housekeepers to delivery drivers to nurses. It’s a team that is committed and passionate about what they do at Willen Hospice and one this is driven to succeed to offer the best possible service for their patients and their loved ones.

Willen Hospice is an incredible place and they’re looking for an incredible leader to take them on the next part of their journey.

Candidates must have:

  • Board level experience in not-for-profit, public sector, health or social organisation
  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading a team of senior managers in an organisation
  • Been responsible for setting or influencing the strategic direction of an organisation
  • Been responsible for business planning and budgeting and accountable for an annual budget in excess of £3m
  • Experience of leading a major change initiative that has included organisational restructuring and behaviour change
  • Governance and risk mitigation experience
  • Experience of contract negotiation for the provision of services, products and/or funding
  • Experience of building strategic alliances or partnerships to deliver a service
  • Experience of generating income and campaign management
  • Used to speaking publicly on behalf of the organisation

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website



Finance Assistant with Carers Trust Thames


Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 pro rata

Terms: Part time

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description

Carers Trust Thames are looking for a Finance Assistant to support the charity’s work through the provision of strong, reliable financial assistance to the team.

Working as a member of their small Finance team, the Finance Assistant will maintain the charity’s financial records and process the charity’s payroll on SAGE. The successful applicant will have bookkeeping skills, experience of accounting and payroll packages, be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working on their own initiative.

You will be part of a small, supportive office team who cover each other’s work where necessary, but you have responsibility for your own workload and tasks – making sure you prioritise and complete urgent tasks on time. You will be an integral part of your team, and will contribute to the success of the office.

The position is offered on a part-time basis (20 hours per week). Some flexibility on hours and days worked is feasible.

To apply for this job click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

Conference and Member Database Coordinator with British Institute of Energy Economics


Salary: £12-£15 per hour depending on experience

Terms: Temporary

Location: Home based but London/Home Counties location preferred, as some travel to London /Aylesbury/Oxford will be required

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description

Conference and  Membership CRM Co-ordinator

The British Institute of Energy Economics is a small membership association and registered charity operating in the energy sector.

It is seeking additional administrative support during 2017 from somebody with good IT and all round administrative skills who would like to work from home, as part of a small, friendly ‘remote working’ team.  Hours are variable and flexible, though busy periods will include July, the second half of August and all of September, when their annual conference takes place in London. Payment is per hour and on self-employed basis. Location in the Bucks/Oxfordshire/Herts area would be an advantage.

The British Institute of  Energy Economics need support on two areas, membership CRM and conference registrations. These could both be handled by one individual or separately by two.

Conference Co-ordinator

To manage conference registrations for their 2017 conference in September, act as first point of contact for all email and phone enquiries, process  on and offline registrations, provide payment receipts,  liaise with delegates, conference sponsors and with the venue,  produce conference pack and contents signage etc,  manage registrations  and delegate queries on the day.

 Membership Data /CRM Co-ordinator

They will be migrating their current database to Salesforce CRM this year and need an additional person to assist with the setup and configuration of Salesforce (with guidance and supervision from a consultancy and BIEE manager).

They are looking for someone who has

– Worked on CRM systems cleansing and maintaining data.
– Fast accurate data input skills and good eye for detail
– Preferably worked in a membership role previously, perhaps at a charity or medical society.

As membership co-ordinator you’ll work to clean, input and maintain the charity’s membership and contacts data.


Essential – thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience of using WordPress CMS


Experience of planning and delivery events

Knowledge of event management systems, ideally Eventbrite

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good telephone manner and an ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences; friendly and professional manner.

Membership CRM

Experience of working in a membership organisation or with a loyalty /alumni scheme.

Good knowledge of using CRM system or charity database, preferably Salesforce, and proven experience in a front-line member management.


CRM project May – October 2017

Conference June – September 2017

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website, you will be asked to provide a full CV with a short supporting statement and references.

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Grant Officer with GrantScape


Salary: £22,000 pa pro rata, rising to £25,000 pa pro rata following successful completion of 6-month probationary period

Terms: Part time

Location: Near Salford, Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 24 April 2017

GrantScape is a grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants which help strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment, located at Whitsundoles offices nr Salford, Milton Keynes.

They are currently recruiting for a part time Grant Officer to join their friendly team. The post will be based at head office and will support the Grant Department by helping to deliver a range of community grant programmes the Charity administers throughout England and Wales.

The Grant Officer will help in the assessment of Landfill Community Fund (LCF) grant applications and monitor and evaluate the successful grants, and the ideal candidate will have experience in project management or grant-making.

The salary will start at £22k per annum (pro rata), rising to £25k per annum (pro rata) upon successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

For full details about the post and how to apply, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

If a registration window opens and you do not wish to register or sign in at this time, please click on CLOSE X and you will immediately be redirected to GrantScape’s website.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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Nurse Advisor with MedicAlert

Salary: £25,000 – £27,500

Terms: 9:00-5:00pm Monday – Friday

Location: Central Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 04 May 2017

Job Description

Would you like to work 9-5 with weekends to yourself?

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new challenge?

Would you like a role that offers a different opportunity, flexibility, support and development?

MedicAlert medical ID jewellery and membership services deliver life saving benefits to an ever-growing customer base; with over 50 years’ experience protecting people in an emergency.

As a nurse at MedicAlert you’ll work with a small team of people in a busy and demanding call centre environment. You’ll use your nursing skills to assess member’s medical details to prepare individual electronic records ensuring that information is comprehensive, accurate and useful in the event of an emergency.

The ability to recognise medical terms in lay terms is critical and understanding a breadth of medical conditions, medications and Procedures (Devices) will greatly help you empathise with their members and help you prioritise information and explain the benefits of MedicAlert services.

Upselling of their jewellery and services is also a role requirement.

Specific Skills

  • NMC registered (with post qualification experience)
  • Good IT skills; can navigate around Microsoft Office, Outlook and happy to spend a large amount of time computer facing
  • High standard of accuracy required with excellent proof reading skills.
  • The ability to ‘talk and type’
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to train others
  • Good team player and the ability to work with well with minimal instruction

What they’ll give you

  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • NMC costs reimbursed (after one year’s service)
  • It is important you remain registered therefore they support you with revalidation
  • Paid CPD time
  • Paid parking permit

If you would like to apply for this position, please click here where you’ll be directed to Charity Jobs website, you will be able to attach your CV and covering letter. It will be sent automatically to MedicAlert.

No agencies please

Pastoral Ministry Advisor with The Roman Catholic Diocese of Northampton


Salary: £30,000-£35,000 pa depending on experience

Terms: Permanent

Location: Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the part of Berkshire                     which lies to the north of the river Thames (Slough).

Closing Date: 21 April 2017

The Northampton Roman Catholic Diocese serves the Catholic community in Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the part of Berkshire which lies to the north of the river Thames (Slough).

They are currently seeking to appoint a Pastoral Ministry Advisor to undertake a thorough review of the chaplaincy provision across the diocese and create and implement a diocesan wide strategy for adult formation.

The successful candidate will facilitate a variety of forms of adult formation for the development of their communities and for the new forms of pastoral ministry. Initially this would pay particular attention to the provision of chaplaincy in institutions such as hospitals, prisons and universities across the diocese, but would subsequently develop in a variety of appropriate ways.

A key aspect of the role is working in collaboration with clergy, lay people, other employees and volunteers. So the ability to develop good relationships and relate to and communicate with a wide variety of people, are essential qualities.

Applicants must be a committed practicing Catholic with education to degree level or equivalent in Religious Studies or Theology. You must have good teaching and organisational skills with the ability to collaborate and facilitate.

Experience of teaching and formation at diocesan level would be advantageous.

The person in this role would need to be able to travel throughout the Diocese and the nature of the work means that some evening and weekend work will be required.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

For more information about this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

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Digital Project Manager with Young Enterprise


Salary: Up to £36,000 pa

Terms: Initially for a fixed term, 6 month contract, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Home based with easy access and regular travel to Oxford and/or London

Closing Date: 12 April 2017

Do you have a passion for web content development? Young Enterprise are looking for someone with an excellent understanding and experience of web content design with an interest and experience of communicating digitally with young people from a wide range of backgrounds.

This is an exciting time for the digitisation of YE programmes delivered directly to young people and this role will play a vital role in implementing these changes.  The post holder will lead the digitisation of Young Enterprise’s flagship Company Programme by developing the supporting web-site and improving user experience for the young people who take part.

Minimum four years of digital management experience/ managing web content development and demonstrable experience of improving the user experience. Experience in an applied learning environment with young people an advantage.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

Gifts in Wills Manager with Brain Tumour Research

Salary: c. £30,000 depending on experience

Terms: Full time, 9 am– 5pm, plus reasonable additional hours necessary to perform duties

Location: Milton Keynes. Home working also considered

Closing Date: 17 April 2017

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, this role will require the successful applicant to formulate and deliver strategic and operational plans to grow legacies fundraising activity for Brain Tumour Research.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  1. Proven experience of developing and implementing a legacy strategy encompassing marketing and fundraising campaigns.
  2. Experience of cultivating supporters through to legacy ask.
  3. Experience of developing and delivering stewardship plans for enquirers, pledgers and legators.
  4. Knowledge of legacy administration including associated legal and financial processes.
  5. Outstanding communication skills, including an excellent standard of written English.
  6. Experience in managing and motivating staff and/ or volunteers.
  7. Experience of legacy administration (desirable).

Main duties:

  1. Develop a new legacy proposition for the Charity to use across its fundraising operations.
  2. Work with the Head of Marketing to develop the implementation of a legacy marketing campaign, and monitor this campaign to ensure income is maximised.
  3. Promote legacy giving using multiple channels to supporters, volunteers and staff.
  4. Develop, implement and monitor an effective stewardship programme – a Supporter Journey for enquirers, pledgers and legators.
  5. Work with the Director of Finance and Operations to develop and implement processes to monitor the pipeline of legacy notifications and income.
  6. Work with the Director of Finance and Operations to monitor and forecast income budgets for legacy administration.
  7. Organise and manage events to inform supporters of the benefits of leaving a legacy.
  8. Contribute to the Charity’s In Memory strategy in order to assist an increase In Memory income, and to maximise conversion of donors into legacy pledgers.
  9. Oversee on-going and new relationships with solicitors, including being the main point of contact between the Charity and the National Free Wills Network.
  10. Maintain the Charity’s membership of, and be the main point of contact for, the Remember A Charity organisation, including during Remember A Charity Week and its lead up.


  1. Ensure that central administration systems in place at Brain Tumour Research are complied with and that all information relating to pledgers and legators is correctly entered onto Brain Tumour Research’s database.
  2. Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, with the Code of Fundraising Practice, and with official guidance issued by the Fundraising Regulator
  3. Comply with Brain Tumour Research’s internal policies as appropriate.
  4. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by Management.


Please click here where you will be redirected to Charity Jobs website and can send your CV, with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to their organisation and detailing your current salary.

No agencies please.


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Compliance Officer with World Vision


Salary: £30,763-£36,192 pa. + good range of benefits

Terms: Full time, 1 year fixed term contract

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 11pm, 30 April 2017

Interview date: 11th May 2017

Use your compliance expertise to support World Vision UK’s operations to keep every child free from fear.

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They are also proud to be ranked 9th place in the top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ in 2016. 

The role of Compliance Officer is key to World Vision UK, in which the main purpose is to inform and assist the business in all aspects of Fundraising and Data Protection compliance across its UK and International operations. The role involves working across the organisation to understand and streamline processes, ensuring compliance across all groups.  The ideal candidate will be degree qualified, with significant experience and understanding of fundraising practices within the NGO sector, with a clear understanding of the data protection act and GDPR and the ability to deliver training to staff of all levels on compliance issues.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • To review, write and implement processes and procedures on fundraising activities to ensure compliance with the Code of Practice from the Fundraising Regulator, Charity Commission and ICO.
  • Use initiative to streamline and improve ways of working across all teams to ensure compliance.
  • Carry out training of staff to ensure their working activities for World Vision UK are within statutory law and best practice.
  • To engage with Charity and Compliance networks, maintaining awareness and knowledge of legislation or changes that might impact their business.
  • To review and update Fundraising related Policies and work on improving reporting to Trustees on compliance issues.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, they offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers and free parking.

Please click here  where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website in order to complete their short online application form and upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer and this role requires the post holder to have an active Christian faith as an occupational requirement.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

No agencies please

Adoption Social Worker with St Francis Childrens Society


Salary: £24,717 – £32,164 / £33,106 – £35,093

Terms: 35 hours per week, permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 18 April 2017

Interview date: 28 April 2017

St Francis’ Children’s Society is a charity and independent adoption agency providing a range of services to people for whom adoption is or might be a lifelong experience.

St Francis’ Children’s Society are inviting applications to join their well-established and highly regarded Agency.

You will be assessing prospective adopters, taking assessments to adoption panel and supporting adopters through the matching and placement process through to adoption order.


  • Degree or equivalent in Social Work and HCPC Registration
  • Experience of completing PAR’s / Form F’s
  • Experience of working with adoptive families or family placement work

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a welcoming, friendly and supportive agency and applications are invited from both Qualified and Newly Qualified Social Workers.

Salary commensurate with experience, NJC Scale 28-37 / 38-40

For full details and application pack click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website or to find out more please call Suzanne Strachan or Annie Simpson for further details or send your application to Jacqui Tyler, Business Support Manager.

 “Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and services”

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

Centre Coordinator with Mind BLMK


Salary: £19,400 pa

Terms: Fixed-term for 6-9 months (to provide temporary cover) 37.0 hrs per week,                           worked Mondays to Fridays (including one evening)

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 10am, Monday 10 April 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to support the Service Manager in the day-to-day running of the Milton Keynes Wellbeing Centre; to be responsible for various support functions including admin/reception, referral processes, health and safety and data management.

The Successful Candidate Will:

• Have experience of working in a busy office environment in a multi-skilled and varied     role.
• Have experience of managing a small team of staff and volunteers.
• Have experience of working with and supporting the work of senior management.
• Have experience of use of IAPTUS or similar case management systems for data              collection, maintenance and reporting.
• Understand the wellbeing needs of and working with people with mental health needs, including those from culturally diverse communities.
• Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with a wide range of people.
• Have good knowledge of IT (MS Outlook, Word and Excel and internet).
• Have experience of conducting meetings, identifying actions and generating notes.
• Have good literacy and numeracy skills. With a high level of accuracy and attention to    detail.
• Good communication, organisational, time management and problem-solving skills are   essential.
• Have a good standard of education with a minimum equivalent of 5 GCSEs A-C,      preferably including English and Maths.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you can download the application pack and application form.

Mind is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please

Head of Public Affairs and Campaigning with Brain Tumour Research



Salary: c. £40,000 depending on experience

Terms: Full time, permanent

Location: Milton Keynes, home working also considered

Closing Date: 17 April 2017

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive you will lead on the development and delivery of Brain Tumour Research’s lobbying and campaigning programme, public affairs and influencing strategies, engaging public and political support for their policy calls and for Brain Tumour Research.

Brain Tumour Research is one of the fastest growing national charities in the UK. They are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK.

Their vision is to find a cure for brain tumours. Their mission is to build a network of experts in sustainable brain tumour research.

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least four years-experience in a senior public affairs role
  • Proven experience of leading and motivating a team
  • Demonstrable influencing and networking skills
  • Led successful lobbying campaigns

Main Duties

  • As a member of the management team, lead the organisation in the delivery of the 2020 strategy and development of future strategies
  • Manage the campaign and public affairs team and co-ordinate campaigning, public affairs and influencing activity to ensure delivery against the teams’ objectives
  • Work with colleagues across Brain Tumour Research to support the development and delivery of integrated influencing strategies in support of the organisation’s objectives
  • Develop, implement and review the policy and campaigns strategy, operational plans and budgets, working closely with the management team
  • Identify opportunities for promoting Brain Tumour Research’s strategic priorities within government
  • Manage the secretariat to the brain tumour APPG, adhering to APPG rules and maintaining their reputation as campaign leaders
  • Lead, motivate, support and develop a high-performing campaign and public affairs team
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities and direct their public affairs agency in their aspects of executing the public affairs strategy
  • Instil a planning culture, with project plans in place for all relevant areas of work, ensuring these plans are properly briefed and delivered
  • Introduce effective evaluation, reporting, budgeting and communication of activities and impact for all areas of campaigns, public affairs and influencing work and propose alternative plans and activities when performance is not on track
  • Attend trustee meetings and report on public affairs matters
  • Identify PR opportunities relating to public affairs matters and assist the PR team to write press releases which raise awareness of the success of their campaigning
  • Contribute to the Believe magazine
  • Own, develop and maintain the public affairs sections of the Brain Tumour Research website
  • Evaluate and introduce digital campaigning, thereafter evaluating its effectiveness and developing accordingly
  • Oversee the design, development and delivery of comprehensive public affairs plans for devolved nations
  • Ensure that the charity’s campaigning and public affairs activities are informed by the views and experiences of patients, their families, carers, healthcare professionals and researchers and, where relevant, the wider public
  • Build relationships across the political spectrum, as well as with other charities, think-tanks and similar organisations, to ensure that they are maximising opportunities to influence issues relating to brain tumour research
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current key issues and policies relevant to brain tumours and research, and an understanding of the external environment in which the charity is aiming to campaign and to influence
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other teams and departments to ensure that supporter journeys, including campaigning activity, are developed and supporters are effectively stewarded in their relationship with Brain Tumour Research
  • Ensure that the work of the team supports, and is integrated across, the organisation and that the work of the team is communicated internally and through external communications as appropriate
  • Serve as an internal reference point for information on campaigning and influencing
  • Ensure that colleagues meeting key external contacts are thoroughly briefed and appropriately supported
  • Ensure that political developments, external events and opportunities that will impact on the brain tumour research environment are monitored and expert, timely commentary to the Chief Executive, Management Team and other colleagues is provided
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation including that covering data protection, fundraising, charity and elections
  • To comply with Brain Tumour Research’s internal policies as appropriate
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required

Please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website for information on sending your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to their organisation and detailing your current salary.

No agencies please.

Area Manager with Stonewater


Salary: £42k + car/allowance

Terms: Full time

Location: Based in Milton Keynes to cover East and North Division

Closing Date: 12 April 2017

Stonewater is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Area Manager to lead, manage and develop the staff within the housing team to achieve and exceed performance targets and deliver exceptional customer service.

Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be a leader within Stonewater and will be responsible for the delivery of strategy within your service area.

Extensive and varied experience of housing related services should be complemented by your knowledge and commitment to customer service.  Good understanding of tenancy management and housing law would be essential. Your responsibilities would include budget planning, procurement, and financial control; you would be expected to take a value-for-money approach, to deliver the most effective results possible.

You should possess a degree or equivalent relevant qualifications – valid experience or training is also considered. You should be a skilled verbal and written communicator; they would need you to communicate complex information to differing audiences – from managers and directors to development teams and external stakeholders.  The nature of the job means you must be flexible and have the capacity to work some evenings or weekends if required.

If you have the right skills and level of commitment to be successful in a role like this they can offer:

  • 26 days’ annual leave (plus an entitlement for bank holidays)
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Staff helpline offering independent, confidential information, counselling and support
  • Holiday trading, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

Stonewater is a Charitable Industrial and Provident Society No. 20558R. They are committed to equality for all and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website


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Job Vacancy


The Buckingham Canal Society is a charity working with partners to restore the disused Buckingham Canal.

They need an additional Support Worker to work one day a week and run practical task work parties working with people who have experienced problem areas in their lives. A full driving licence is essential.

An enthusiastic person is required who supports the aims of the Buckingham Canal Society and wants to help others achieve their full potential.

Desirable skills are:

  • Previous experience of leading groups
  •  Experience of working with vulnerable people
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Knowledge and use of working with hand tools
  • Experience with keeping detailed records
  • Able to motivate people of all ages

If you are interested in this post then please email your CV to:

Closing date: 9th April 2017 at 17:00


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Living Well Coordinator – Cancer Care with Penny Brohn UK


Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 per annum, pro rata

Terms: Part time, permanent, 22.5 hours per week

Location: GenesisCare, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes

Closing Date: Monday 27 March 2017 at 9am

Interviews: Friday 31 March 2017


Job Description

Penny Brohn UK are looking to recruit a Living Well Coordinator to join the Milton Keynes Team.

Penny Brohn UK is the leading UK charity specialising in complementary care to help people live well with the impact of cancer. They provide a unique combination of physical, emotional and spiritual support designed to help anyone affected by cancer at any stage of their illness.

Working in partnership with Genesis Care, alongside radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments, their whole-person approach can transform lives by giving people the practical tools necessary to improve their quality of life and help manage their cancer treatment.

They are recruiting for a Living Well Coordinator with previous experience as a registered nurse, health care professional or other health related professionals (e.g. Complementary Therapists / Psychotherapists / Counsellors), to provide a range of Penny Brohn Living Well services within the GenesisCare Centre in Milton Keynes.

This will include: 

Holistic needs assessments, managing complementary therapists, providing information and support services to patients who are undergoing radiotherapy/chemotherapy, supporting patients through relaxation and mindfulness session and delivering short courses on Living Well.

Living Well Coordinators are responsible for ensuring that patients have a positive experience as they move through Penny Brohn UK treatment support services at the GenesisCare Centre in Milton Keynes.

Penny Brohn UK are looking for an experienced professional who is able to work in a flexible, intelligent and creative way.

Penny Brohn UK is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies please.

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