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Mobile Caretaker

Sanctuary Group
London
£19,998 a year
Charity

£19,998 a yearSanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people's lives. Mobile Caretaker Kingsmead Estate, London £19,998 per annum (rising to £21,050 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance) 40 hours per week Why work for us? Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group's organisations. As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service. We have an excellent opportunity for a Mobile Caretaker to join our well established Estate Services team in Hackney. Covering the London South East area, you will be working across multiple sites per day, with a focus to provide true customer service. Full support and training will be provided and although challenging, the role is equally rewarding and individual effort is recognised. If you are a motivated team player with a keen eye for detail, this could be the role for you. The role of Mobile Caretaker will include: Undertaking general caretaking duties including; cleaning communal areas, removing bulk waste, fitting carpets and basic onsite repairs Working with customers to identify faults, resolve issues and improve services Completing all documents and paperwork concerning tasks completed Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in a suitable condition Skills and experiences: Previous experience within a cleaning or caretaking role is essential Excellent communication and customer service skills Working knowledge of Health and Safety is desirable Ability to work on own initiative and with fast changing requirements A company van will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence is essential Ready to join us? As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including: A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme A wide range of learning and development opportunities To view the job profile, please click here Closing Date: 16 January 2019 We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application. 'For an insight into what it's like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter' Building Equality and Diversity We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working. A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

10 days ago

Assistant Editor/Editorial Assistant

The Random House Group Limited
London SW1V
Internship
Charity

Company: The Random House Group Limited Requisition ID: 29302 We’re looking for an enthusiastic and creative Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor to join The Bodley Head. The Bodley Head, as part of VINTAGE, publishes influential and engaging non-fiction by some of the leading writers and thinkers of our time, addressing a huge range of subjects: smart thinking, science, reportage, memoir, history, biography, natural history and economics. Our books explore the ideas, the people and the human obsessions that shape our world. Reporting to the Publishing Director, your primary role will be to assist the book production life-cycle and provide support for the Bodley Head editorial team. You’ll help see manuscripts through copy-editing, proofreading and production, as well as editing some yourself. Your day-to-day will include checking and collating proofs, researching and clearing image permissions and reading and reporting on submissions, as well as providing excellent author and agent care. In addition, you will be creating TIs, writing compelling cover copy and tag-lines, and using your market knowledge to write inspiring jacket briefs. You’ll be proactive and efficient, be able to work to deadlines under pressure, and have exceptional attention to detail. You will also need to be an avid reader of non-fiction, eager to hear new and challenging points of view and hungry for knowledge about the world, have good market awareness, bags of initiative and new ideas – although the focus of the role will be editorial and project management, we absolutely want someone who is fully involved in the conversation about commissioning ideas, identifying talent and developing projects. You’ll be engaged with the media, whether it’s in print, digital or audio form, and be comfortable using social media. You will need prior editorial experience, which makes this a great opportunity for an Editorial Assistant looking to make the next step, or Assistant Editor looking for a new opportunity on a first-class non-fiction list. If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV and cover letter no later than 24th January. We partner with The Book Trade Charity who offer financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking internships. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org.

10 days ago

Contact Centre Advisors

The Nursing and Midwifery Council
London
£22,887 a year
Permanent
Charity

£22,887 a yearContact Centre Advisors3 x Permanent roles, 1 x 6 month fixed term contract£22,887 per annum, pro rata for the fixed term contractCentral LondonAbout the role The Registrations Centre, plays a vital role in the registration process dealing with in excess of 1200 interactions each day in an intensive highly professional department. Successful applicants will provide a front line telephone service for the NMC whilst delivering excellent customer service, providing information, solving registration problems, dealing with complaints, switchboard enquiries and ensuring that the NMC maintains a professional image. As part of this role you will be responsible for providing excellent Provide excellent customer service to all callers to the NMC. You will provide information on how to access services via our website whilst assisting registrants, employers, trade unions, professional bodies and members of the public in searching our register About You To apply For more information about the role please read the job description and person specification. If you feel that this role is for you, please send your cv with a supporting statement on how you feel you meet the skills and experiences highlighted in the person specification, and the personal details form, to recruitment@nmc-uk.org Closing date for completed applications: 24th January 2019 at 12:00 midday Interview Date: Week Commencing 28th January 2019 The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Registered Charity in England and Wales [1091434] and in Scotland [SC038362]

10 days ago

Grants Acquisition Officer

World Vision Ireland
Dublin
Full-time
Charity

The Grants Acquisition Officer will lead the Grant Acquisition for World Vision Ireland and support Programme Director.Grants Acquisition Officer World Vision Ireland was established as a registered Irish charity in 1983 and currently has 16 staff located in Dublin. World Vision Ireland’s primary objective is to support our field operations, both in terms of our core long-term development programmes and humanitarian & emergency relief. We do this by raising private, institutional and Governmental funds, by informing the Irish public about humanitarian issues as witnessed first-hand by World Vision in the field, and by influencing Irish Governmental policy in the areas of long-term development and emergency relief. World Vision Ireland is a member of the World Vision International partnership, which is both the largest emergency relief and Child Sponsorship agency in the world.Contract DetailsThe above job description only serves as a guide for the position available. World Vision Ireland reserves the right to change this in accordance with the needs of the organisation.

6 days ago

Store Associate

Barnardo's
Derry
£8.75 an hour
Volunteer
Charity

£8.75 an hourContractCan you inspire and be inspired? Can you deliver great customer service? Are you looking for a chance to shine? We have fantastic opportunities for progression and development and the Freedom to nurture ideas and flair within a Framework of support to develop you. At Barnardo's we believe in children, the funds raised in store support the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK and now's your chance to play your part in this vital work. As well as maximising sales and profit in store you'll also ensure the very highest standards of presentation and customer services – your aim will be to make your store the best in town, for customers to visit and for your colleagues to work in. As a Store Associate you will support the manager with all aspects of running a busy store, it's the best of both worlds as you will have responsibilities but also the chance to develop and learn with an experienced store manager by your side. You'll need to be well organised with great communication skills and ready to learn how to lead your team of colleagues in store to maximise sales and profit and meet your stores targets. In return you will work for one of the UK's largest charity retailers with benefits, including full training and development package, promotion prospects, pension and benefits. Generating the money we need to make children's lives better is a truly fulfilling role so if you'd like to use your talent to make a positive difference then we would love to hear from you! The full Job description and Person profile is available below. Please read this before applying to ensure that the job matches your skills and experience. Interview Date: Where an interview date has been given in the advert, this will be the only date available. Please check this before proceeding with your application. Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible. About Barnardo's At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role. Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

10 days ago

Membership & Visitor Welcome Assistant

National Trust
Downpatrick
£7,919 a year
Part-time
Volunteer

£7,919 a yearPart-time, ContractDo you love working with people from all ages and backgrounds? As the Membership and Visitor Welcome Assistant it’s your role to ensure that every aspect of our visitor experience is going to delight our customers. This role is based on annualised hours, where the amount of hours you work each month may vary, however your salary will be paid in 12 equal instalments over the year.What it's like to work here:Castle Ward is a wonderful place to work. Situated in a stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough, the lawns rise up to the unique 18th century house and its Gothic façade. This fascinating house features both Gothic and Classical styles of architectural treatment, internally and externally. Inside the beautiful 820 acre walled demesne you will find an exotic sunken garden and paths that wind their way through woodland and suddenly open onto the quiet shores of the Lough.What you'll be doing:As the largest conservation charity in Europe we work hard to raise funds, so that we can continue to care for all the heritage in our trust. Visitors are a vital part of what we do, so you’ll be responsible for ensuring that you provide an excellent service to all our visitors, every day. You’ll be asked to confidently sell membership and gift aid on entry, as well as work to our sales targets. You’ll also be responsible for answering queries and making sure visitors can find everything they need for their visit. When interacting with our customers, you’ll inform them of the amazing work we are doing and what their money is funding, promoting local projects or our national strategy. Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.Who we're looking forTo be fantastic in this role you’ll need: The packageBenefits Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you. Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18). Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it. Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you. All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year !

9 days ago

Hubs Operative / Occasional Van Driver

FoodCloud Hubs
Dublin
Full-time
Permanent

Job Title: Hubs Operative / Occasional Van Driver Location: Tallaght, Dublin Reporting to: Hub Supervisor Salary: Dependent upon skills and experience Contract Period: Permanent Position About FoodCloud HubsFoodCloud Hubs (CHY20558) is a national charity fighting food poverty by tackling food waste. We source food that is surplus to requirements, from food retailers and manufactures, and redistribute this to local charities and community groups who provides meals to vulnerable people (individuals who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated, and recovering from addictions). Our Hub in Dublin works to serve Charities and Community Food Members (CFMs) in the Leinster area. The Hub in Dublin is open Monday through Friday, between 8:30am and 6pm to receive deliveries from various food companies; producers and retailers, and redistribute this food to CFMs in the most efficient way possible. This is implemented by the Hub Supervisor and team with the help of volunteers. About The Role:This is an exciting opportunity to join and support the growth of a proven organization that has already made real community, environmental, and business impact. The key duties of this role are: assisting in the warehouse, picking orders, booking in stock, and the day to day loading and driving of the vehicle for the distribution of food to the various charities and to ensure the ongoing success of the Leinster hub for FoodCloud Hubs. Person and Skill Specifications:Essential GeneralFoodcloud is a small organisation with big ambitions! You will be required to get involved in supporting all aspects in the development of the organisation, which may include ad hoc projects and events. A commitment to the values of foodcloud and knowledge of environmental/food/climate change issues. Position: Full-time. Normal working hours 39 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5.00 pm with a 30 minute lunch break. However, business needs may require occasional work outside of these hours, which could include evenings and weekends based on demand. Applicant must hold or be willing to gain Level 1 certification in Food Safety for Catering. Applicant must hold a full, clean Irish category B driver’s license and a fork truck license. FoodCloud Hubs welcomes applicants who qualify for CSP salary funding. Location: Tallaght, Dublin 24 Timeline & Process:The role will begin with immediate effect. To apply for this role, please send your CV with a short cover letter (one page maximum) to hubsrecruitment@foodcloud.ie explaining why you think you are suitable for the role. Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 25th January 2019.

11 days ago

Events Officer

The National Federation of Women’s Institutes
London SW6
£27,408 a year
Charity

£27,408 a yearThe WI is the largest women’s organisation, with almost 220,000 members. It plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and a chance to build new skills and campaign on issues that matter to them. The National Federation of Women’s Institutes (the NFWI) is an umbrella body providing support and advice to members at both regional and local levels. In this key position, you will organise and manage the NFWI Annual Meeting, National Council weekend Meeting and Resolution Shortlist Selection Meeting, whilst providing comprehensive support to committees and organising our presence at some high-profile events. This will involve timetabling actions, booking venues, liaising with guest speakers, managing ticketing and designing banners, agendas and invitations, so you will stretch your organisational and interpersonal skills to the full. At the same time, you will oversee production teams, stewards and caterers, prepare reports for senior management and take ownership of our Events budget, so every day will bring new and stimulating challenges. An experienced and capable administrator, you will be passionate about customer service and ready to go the extra mile to make our meetings and events a success. Effective under pressure and able to multitask, you will thrive on making things happen and be keen to develop your skills in marketing and event management. A background in hospitality would be very useful, as would knowledge of databases and booking systems, and you will ideally bring strong interest in the WI and its vital work. However, we will provide comprehensive induction if necessary, so it’s your motivation, drive and determination to make a difference that will matter most. In return, you will enjoy 28 days’ annual leave, membership of our Healthcare scheme and Cycle to Work scheme, and more. For an application pack, please email the Human Resources department by clicking the apply button. Closing date: 18 January 2019. Interview date: 30 January 2019. The WI is an equal opportunities employer. Reg. Charity No. 803793.

11 days ago

Customer Care and Involvement Assistant

Parkinsons
London SW1V
£23,931 a year
Charity

£23,931 a yearContractHave you got what it takes to help manage excellent customer care? About the role The Involvement and Inclusion team is responsible for ensuring that people with Parkinson's shape the work of Parkinson's UK, and that user views and opinions are collected in order to continually develop the charity. People with Parkinson's can get involved in many ways - one of which is through our feedback channels. So we're seeking a confident and focused individual to oversee all aspects of customer care and related administration tasks. Working as part of the Involvement and Inclusion team you'll be responsible logging all of our customer feedback and ensuring that it is directed to the relevant teams in the charity. You'll also process all complaints and ensure that they are resolved in line with our feedback policy and customer pledge. You'll draft customer feedback reports for our senior leadership team on a quarterly and annual basis. We're proud holders of the Customer Service Excellence Standard accreditation, and in this role you'll play an integral part in ensuring we maintain this prestigious award. You'll be responsible for sourcing and collating evidence to meet the accreditation's standards throughout each year. To be successful, you'll have excellent organisational skills and previous experience of providing administrative support, preferably within the charity/third sector. A working knowledge of online survey tools is essential, as some evaluation work will form part of the role. You will also possess excellent communication and writing skills, which are in line with the charity's brand values. With a high level of personal and professional commitment and self-awareness, you'll be able to build effective relationships throughout the organisation as well as externally, with people with Parkinson's, to inspire trust and confidence. If you think you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. Closing date:23 January 2019 Interview date: w/c 4 February 2018

11 days ago

Events Fundraising Assistant

Alzheimer's Society
London
£23,604 a year
Permanent
Charity

£23,604 a yearPermanentAlzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. About the role We are looking for an enthusiastic Events Fundraising Assistant to join our dynamic and ambitious sports events team. This role will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our sports events programme and will act as the first point of contact for our supporters. About you You will be enthusiastic, organised and possess excellent communication and administrative skills, with proven experience of working in a customer relations environment. You will be able to work across a variety of tasks, prioritise your workload effectively and demonstrate initiative. We are looking for someone who is driven and passionate and will work to maximise our income to increase the impact we can have on the lives of people living with and affected by dementia. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

11 days ago
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