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Fundraiser Part-time

Salary: £26000 pro rata based on a 37hr week.

Hours: 37hr week

Location: Home based with one day per month working in our Kendal office (there is the option to work from the office full time if preferred)

Job Purpose:

The Fundraiser is responsible for securing income to sustain the charity and support its development in line with the strategic plan. To date this income has come from donations, events and community fundraising as well as from grants from Trusts and Foundations and contracts with the local authority.

The Fundraiser will work closely with the leadership team to develop and deliver our income and fundraising strategies. Building on existing relationships and building new ones to generate income from trusts and foundations whilst exploring additional income streams which will enable Springfield to maintain and expand on their service delivery.

It is an exciting time to join the charity as we look to invest further in fundraising to enable us to grow our income across our new areas of operation.

The post holder is expected to work a hybrid of home working and office based, with a minimum of one day per month from our Kendal office. The list of duties and responsibilities below is not intended to be exhaustive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and delivery of Springfield’s long-term income, building a portfolio of diverse income and funding streams including community and corporate support, to grow income resilience.
  • Lead on applications, research and reporting to trusts and foundations. Including writing compelling funding applications that answer funders’ questions and effectively communicate the mission, services and impact of Springfield.
  • Be responsible for management of successful income agreements, including contracts, grant agreements and reporting requirements, working with the wider team to gather information and data as required.
  • Develop systems to ensure compliance with Fundraising Regulator and the successful cycle of fundraising.
  • Build and manage relationships with key external stakeholders, including trusts and foundations, delivery partners, commissioners, other local agencies and partnership groups.

Bank Staff

Refuge Worker

Salary: £12.00 an hour.

Hours: Day, evenings, sleeps and weekends.

Location: Kendal

Job Purpose:

As Refuge Worker you will provide a high-quality domestic abuse support service; via holistic and person centred group and 1:1 sessions.

Working directly with residents you must be proficient in delivering high standards of customer care, to a variety of people. Ensuring residents feel welcomed, valued and supported.

You will contribute to the referral assessment processes, ensuring a fair and open approach supporting residents to access safe secure accommodation.

This post will provide 24 hour cover, including sleep in shift at the refuge to cover annual leave and sickness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and deliver activities within the refuge that promote the wellbeing of our residents.
  • Contribute to receiving referrals into the service, including welcoming residents into the refuge.
  • Aware of resident and refuge risk assessments, ensuring compliance with safeguarding policies and procedures and appropriately responding to safeguarding concerns.
  • Ensuring void rooms are cleaned and ready for new residents.
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential client records.
  • Ensuring the accommodation is safe, secure at all times.
  • Performing any other duties deemed relevant to the post.