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Thank you for your interest in joining Dementia UK. We’re a passionate and collaborative organisation with a really positive atmosphere. We’re a diverse team and have a shared interest in the provision of excellent dementia care. Contact recruitment@dementiauk.org if you’d like to find out more about working for Dementia UK.

 


Community Fundraising Assistant

Reporting to: Supporter Engagement Fundraising Manager

Salary: c. £23,500

Location: 7th Floor, One Aldgate, London EC3N 1RE

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Full time, permanent

33 days annual leave, plus bank holidays; contributory pension; cycle to work scheme; season ticket loan

It’s a really significant time for Community and Events Fundraising at the organisation as we are a key part of a rapidly growing charity, raising a significant portion of the overall income. We offer a supportive environment across the team and organisation, and plenty of opportunity for development and training. This role is a good opportunity for someone motivated and enthusiastic who wants to join a growing charity and start or develop their career in Community Fundraising.

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To apply please send a CV and covering letter, identifying your suitability for the role, to recruitment@dementiauk.org before the closing date.

Closing date: Monday 3rd December, 12 noon


Individual Giving Manager

Reporting to: Head of Individual Giving

Salary: c. £33,000

Location: 7th Floor, One Aldgate, London EC3N 1RE (with flexibility for some homeworking)

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Contract: Permanent

33 days annual leave, plus bank holidays; contributory pension; cycle to work scheme; season ticket loan

We are making a step change in our fundraising, and our Individual Giving team will pay a key part of this transformation with significant investment in this area. Individual giving makes up 50% of the charity’s income, across a range of channels including Regular giving, Cash giving In memoriam and legacy. This role is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a new, growing and ambitious team. We are looking for a talented, results driven and ambitious Individual Giving Manager to join our team.

Reporting to the Head of Individual Giving, this is an exciting time to join the individual giving team to help develop and deliver a new individual giving programme, growing income from our existing supporters, acquiring new supporters and working to develop and grow our product portfolio.

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To apply please send a CV and supporting statement, identifying your suitability for the role, to recruitment@dementiauk.org before the closing date.

Closing date: Thursday 6th December, 9am


Professional & Practice Development Facilitator for Admiral Nursing

Salary: £41,000 – £49,000 (FTE)

Location: 1 x South West of England

Contract: 1 x Full-time/ or negotiated hours – Permanent

  • Are you looking for a new challenge and interested in helping one of the UK’s leading dementia charities drive forward exciting new developments in Admiral Nursing?
  • Are you passionate about improving the lives of families affected by dementia?
  • Would you like to be involved in supporting the development of Admiral Nursing?
  • Do you have qualities of leadership, knowledge and skills in facilitating & developing practice and a vision for advancing specialist dementia nursing?

Dementia UK is looking to appoint a professional and practice development facilitator to support the development of Admiral Nursing. As a member of the Admiral Nursing Directorate, you will work with the Professional & Practice Development team to provide leadership and facilitation for a defined group of Admiral Nurses, in the South West region.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who provide vital support to families affected by dementia. They work across a variety health and social care settings to provide expert clinical and emotional support, practical advice, and therapeutic interventions to help families. There are currently 260 Admiral Nurses in the UK and the charity aims to increase this to 300 by end of 2020.

Admiral Nurses are supported by Dementia UK, to access professional and practice development on a regular basis. You will be expected to work with a defined group of Admiral Nurses to help develop practice in a systematic way and demonstrate positive outcomes for families affected by dementia.

This position will be home-based, with travel focused mostly in the South West of England and with regular trips to Dementia UK headquarters in London.

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We are looking for an energetic, skilled individual who has an excellent understanding of dementia care, facilitation skills and a proven track record in leading & facilitating projects and/or practice development. If this is you, please send a covering letter, identifying your suitability for the post and a CV to recruitment@dementiauk.org. Please indicate which post you are applying for in your covering letter.

For further information please contact Rachel Thompson, Admiral Nurse Professional & Practice Development Lead on 07789 861630 or rachel.thompson@dementiauk.org OR Caroline Scates (Deputy Lead) on 07748 805169 or caroline.scates@dementiauk.org

Closing date: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (COP)

Interview date: Thursday 10th January 2019 in London


Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships

Reporting to: Director of Fundraising & Communications

Salary: c. £52,000

Location: 7th Floor, One Aldgate, London EC3N 1RE

Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week (five days a week but four days a week would be considered)

Contract: Full time/ Permanent

33 days annual leave, plus bank holidays; contributory pension; cycle to work scheme; season ticket loan

Dementia UK has experienced exciting and unprecedented growth over the past four years, more than doubling income to £6.9 million.

We have seen significant growth in trusts, corporate and major donor income and have ambitious plans to maintain this growth. To achieve this we have created a new Philanthropy and Partnerships Team, bringing together these key income streams.

The Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships is critical to the team and our expansion.  We’re looking for someone with solid experience in major donor fundraising as well as trust or corporate fundraising, and who has the energy, enthusiasm and knowledge to significantly increase income from, and engagement with, supporters in the long term.

It is a really exciting time to join Dementia UK and be a part of our transformational growth. We can offer flexible working, plus support from colleagues across the charity to help make the role a success.

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To apply please send a CV and covering letter, identifying your suitability for the role (please refer to the person specification which provides the criteria of skills and experience that we are looking for and give evidence and examples of how you meet that criteria) to recruitment@dementiauk.org before the closing date.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th November, 5pm

Interview date: W/C 3rd December


Trusts and Foundations Manager

Reporting to: Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships (Director of Fundraising & Communications in the interim)

Salary: c. £35,000

Location: 7th Floor, One Aldgate, London EC3N 1RE (with flexibility for some homeworking)

Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week (5 days a week but 4 days a week pro rata hours would be considered)

Contract: Permanent

33 days annual leave, plus bank holidays; contributory pension; cycle to work scheme; season ticket loan

Dementia UK has experienced exciting and unprecedented growth over the past four years, more than doubling income to £6.9 million.

We have seen significant growth in trusts, corporate and major donor income and have ambitious plans to maintain this growth; so we can significantly increase the number of Admiral Nurses, and the specialist support they provide.

To achieve this we have created a new Philanthropy and Partnerships Team bringing together these key income streams with a new Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships (this role is currently being recruited for).

Trusts fundraising has played a part in the charity’s expansion in recent years, with grants for new Admiral Nurse services and the Helpline from some of the country’s major grant makers.  We want to do more though, and this role will build and grow this income stream working closely with corporate and major donor colleagues to maximise opportunities.

We are looking to recruit an experienced trusts fundraiser with an in-depth knowledge of trust fundraising and a track record in meeting significant income targets. You will have a proven ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with funders. This will include cultivating and managing key relationships, writing creative, high-quality bids, and developing new partnerships.  You will have excellent written skills and able to write in a persuasive and tailored manner. Financially literate, you will be confident in analysing and presenting financial information.

It is a really exciting time to join a new team with the chance to make a mark and be a part of the charity’s transformational growth. We can offer flexible working and there will be a great deal of support for the post holder, from the CEO/Chief Admiral Nurse (who has been very involved in trusts partnerships) and clinical colleagues, to colleagues across the Fundraising and Communications team and the wider charity.

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To apply please send a CV and covering letter, identifying your suitability for the role, to recruitment@dementiauk.org before the closing date.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th November, 5pm

Interview date: W/C 3rd December