This is a challenging full-time position (38hr/week) with the charity Swindon Christian Community Projects (SCCP) to project manage the Swindon Foodbank on a day-to-day basis.
The role will also require you to work with social agencies in Swindon, and represent/promote the Foodbank with potential donors and the media.
The key skills required for this position include the abilities to plan, organise and manage an operational centre. You will be able to recruit, train and motivate volunteers effectively and have some experience in dealing with vulnerable people. Excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to being a team player are both critical to this role; in particular working collaboratively with the charity’s Trustees and Foodbank’s sister charity, Swindon Restore. Previous people management experience is highly desirable.
This position requires a special kind of person who:
- Will support Christian values
- Understands the importance of team working with colleagues and volunteers
- Will work with honesty and integrity
- Is able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Can work unsupervised
- Is physically fit
- Has basic IT skills (MS Office & internet use)
- Takes pride in paying attention to every aspect of the job
- Will ‘go the extra mile’, and when necessary work evenings and unsocial hours
A full, clean driving licence is essential as you will have to drive a Foodbank van.
Appointment will be subject to a DBS check, as the job involves working with potentially vulnerable clients.
To receive a copy of the full job description please apply to Anna Tuersley by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this position e‑mail Anna Tuersley, with ‘FB Job Application’ in the subject line, a letter of interest giving insight into: Why you want the role? What you believe you will bring to the role?
and include a current CV with two business references.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 March 2016.