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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark enjoys an open and participative working environment.

We work to our core values of being supportive, professional and enterprising. These are reflected in the way we work with each other, our service users and through our business relationships. Teamwork, collective responsibility and delegated authority are central to this process. A key element of all roles is to develop and maintain the organisation's working ethos.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark strives to provide a supportive working environment for all staff and volunteers, in order that they can develop personally and professionally and acquire new skills. The contribution made by staff and volunteers in achieving the organisation's goals is recognised by all.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is an accredited London Living Wage employer

The London Living Wage is set by the Greater London Assembly, and its calculation takes into account the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Minimum Income Standard research in which members of the public identify what is needed for a minimum standard of living. This is then combined with an analysis of the actual cost of living including essentials like rent, council tax, childcare and transport to produce the London Living Wage figure.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is firmly committed to the principles of the Living Wage and is delighted to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation. You can find out more about the scheme on their website.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark are a Disability Confident employer

Disability Confident employers play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses, networks and communities, and reaping the benefits of inclusive recruitment practices.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:

  • ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • communicating and promoting vacancies
  • offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
  • anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  • supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

Find out more about Disability Confident at: www.gov.uk/disability-confident

Current Vacancies:

Fundraiser:

We are recruiting a new Fundraiser position, to help us generate new sources of income from business supporters and local communities as well as supporting our leadership team to finalise strong grant and contract applications. The postholder will work closely with the CEO and the whole team to develop new ways of engaging with local businesses and communities to increase our impact and further develop our work with older people.

This is an exciting opportunity to help Age UK Lewisham and Southwark to expand and develop its work, including by generating more unrestricted income that we can use to meet the needs of older people in our boroughs, including many who have been affected by the pandemic and the associated lockdowns.

Salary £30-35,000 pa, depending on skills and experience
Location London, Greater London
Contract Type Permanent, Full-time
Application Deadline 9am on Monday 27th September 2021

Please see the Fundraiser Recruitment Pack below for the full Job Description and details on how to apply:

Fundraiser Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Criminal Record Declaration Form

Equal Opportunities Form