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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: 

Lewisham Fundraising Development Manager - 'Cold Spots':

See the direct impact of the money you raise and the group leaders you empower. Join Community Connection Lewisham’s  friendly and dedicated social prescribing team as our first Fundraising Development Manager! 

We are team of 15 supporting Lewisham residents to improve their health and wellbeing by helping them join some of our amazing local groups and services (community gardens, crafts groups, lunch clubs, etc.). You will be helping these groups to raise more money for themselves so they can strengthen their existing offer and develop new activities that meet the evolving needs of our diverse local community.

You will be working with 3 other Fundraising Development Managers employed by our partners, focusing respectively on Equalities, Arts and Sports. You will focus on “Cold Spots”: areas where service provision is low, such as befriending projects, local transport schemes or evening and weekend affordable activities.

You would be a perfect fit if you enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team while having great autonomy in organising your own work, being out and about in the community and making a difference to people’s lives.

LOCATION Catford, Greater London (on-site)
SALARY £42,000 per year 
TERMS Temporary, 3 years, Full-time
CLOSING DATE 9th May 2022 (9am)

If you would like to find out more and apply then please download the following documents:

Information pack 

Application form