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Deadline: 13 Feb 2020
Posted: 13 Jan 2020

MertonVision is looking for a Support Worker for our Service Manager. The role willl support the Service Manager in carrying out his duties in the office environment, providing support with practical tasks that are difficult due to his visual impairment. Role to include but not limited to:

  • Reading and prioritising mail
  • Proof reading
  • Preparation of documents using the Microsoft Windows suite
  • Accompanying to offsite meetings
  • General administration tasks including filing and diary management
  • Handling of documents including confidential material
  • Minute taking
  • Providing admin support to management team as time allows
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonable expected by the organisation

Hours 28 hours a week                                
Salary £22,750 pro rata

If you are interested in this varied new role please apply in the first instance to to request a job application form.

The Guardian Centre
67 Clarendon Road
Colliers Wood
London SW19 2DX
TEL: 020 8540 5446

Deadline: 7 Feb 2020
Posted: 8 Jan 2020

Home-Start Merton is a voluntary organisation in which parent volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families with at least one child under the age of eight, in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown, whilst emphasising the pleasures of family life.

We are looking for a new Family Support Co-ordinator to join our team and build on our existing work in Merton to deliver a new service for parents along with our existing service of supporting families with a child under 5 years old.

You will establish and deliver the new Bumps to Babies, Perinatal mental ill health support service for parents who are pregnant and up until the child’s first birthday.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues from Springfield Hospital, St Georges and St Helier Hospitals, Health Visitors, and with a wide range of parents with children aged 0-1. You will be responsible for recruiting, training and managing a team of volunteers and for promoting parent infant mental health across the borough. An understanding of the risks of developing poor mental health in the 0-1 period, known as part of the 1001 critical days, is essential, as is a flexible approach to work and ability to travel.

To contribute, as part of the staff team, to the effective day to day operation of the scheme in accordance with the Home-Start Governing documents, Standards and Methods of Practice, Home-Start Agreement and Quality Assurance Standards.

  • Start date: Wednesday 1 April 2020
  • This appointment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
  • Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 7 February 2020
  • Interviews will be held on Thursday 27 February 2020

Download an application pack here

Deadline: 1 Feb 2020
Posted: 11 Jan 2020

We are seeking a charismatic, energetic and engaging Fundraising Coordinator to maximise income generation to The Not Forgotten.

Working directly for the Chief Executive, you will produce and implement our fundraising plan, liaise with volunteers and individual fundraisers, and engage with our beneficiaries to raise funds.

To be successful, you should have proven experience and success at fundraising. You will need to have worked in a charity fundraising position and show how you have reached income generation targets.  You should be cheerful and have lots of energy, be prepared to work in a small team and enthusiastic about the role and focus of The Not Forgotten.

The Not Forgotten works to reduce isolation and loneliness amongst the vulnerable members of the Armed Forces Family.  We deliver exceptional recreational and entertainment activities, including leisure activities, travel, holidays and outings for service and ex-service personnel with disabilities or who are wounded. We provide a caring and personal service which is fully linked in with other recovery pathways and is underpinned by an ethos where everyone counts and is valued.

The role is available immediately and if you have what it takes, we look forward to hearing from you.

Fundraising Coordinator

  • 4 Days per Week
  • £28,000 -£30,000 + benefits (Pro-Rata)
  • London

Click here for the full job description.

To apply, please send cover letter (demonstrating your proven fundraising ability, your match to the position and empathy to the role of The Not Forgotten) and CV to