Mental Health Services Manager

 

Salary:                    £32,702 pro rata

Hours:                     37 hours per week

Special Terms:    Permanent

Reporting to:        Deputy Director - Delivery

Accountable for: Mental Health Coordinator, Substance Misuse Coordinator, Indigo Senior Therapist, IAPT therapists, volunteer and student therapists.

Closing Date:       9am on Wednesday, 5th May 2021

Interviews:            TBC

 

Role Responsibilities

LGBT Foundation is looking for a Mental Health Services Manager to join our team. LGBT Foundation has based its services on a well-developed expertise around the key health and social care issues affecting LGBTQ communities, including:

  • Mental health

  • Sexual health

  • Wellbeing

  • Community safety

  • Drugs & alcohol

  • Domestic abuse

 

Mental Health is a key area of growth for LGBT Foundation, the Mental Health Services Manager will be overseeing the strategic development and implementation of the services within our Programme, as well as overseeing the operating processes, and holding specialist knowledge and expertise in the organisation, around the subject of mental health and how this intersects with the diverse needs of our communities.

The post holder will:

1. Manage our Talking Therapies Services (IAPT, Indigo, Volunteer Counselling Service

2. Manage our Substance Misuse Services (Recovery Programme)

3. Lead on the strategic Mental Health Programme work, raising the profile of the mental health and wellbeing needs of LGBTQ people and the services provided by LGBT Foundation

4. Provide expertise in the area of mental health

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Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time) 

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We are looking for a strategically minded mental health leader to oversee our mental health service delivery

The post holder will:

1. Manage our Talking Therapies Services (IAPT, Indigo, Volunteer Counselling Service

2. Manage our Substance Misuse Services (Recovery Programme)

3. Lead on the strategic Mental Health Programme work, raising the profile of the mental health and wellbeing needs of LGBTQ people and the services provided by LGBT Foundation

4. Provide expertise in the area of mental health

Are you a flexible and motivated income generator?

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

* Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email charlotte.cooke@lgbt.foundation and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.

 

 

 

 

Income Generation Coordinator

 

Salary:                             £23,823 pro rata

Special Terms:             Full time, permanent

Reporting to:                Grant & Contracts Manager

Accountable for:         N/A

Closing Date:                9am - 4th May 2021

Interviews:                     Monday, 10th May 2021 via Zoom

 

Role Responsibilities

- To work with the Grants & Contracts Manager and Senior Leadership Team, primarily researching and writing medium-term fundraising applications to statutory and trust sources.
- To source, develop and maintain excellent working relationships with our funders and stakeholders for example by ensuring that thank you letters and signed contracts are sent, supporting with monitoring returns, and identifying potential future partners for funding and tender applications.
- Maintain effective fundraising systems, through coordinating our CRM system for monitoring Grants & Contracts income streams and ensuring this is kept fully up to date, producing reports and insight on our activity, and implementing improvements and changes where necessary.
- To support the project initiation stage of new funding agreements (for example through helping to facilitate Project Initiation Meetings, uploading funding information to LGBT Foundation’s CRM System, and ensuring funding information and budgets are communicated to our Finance Team).
- To support bid compliance, for example through tracking monitoring reports, sending annual accounts, and supporting some smaller-scale monitoring reports.
- To provide administrative support to the Deputy Chief Executive, for example through diary management, coordination of meetings, briefing paper writing, etc.
- To contribute to LGBT Foundation’s overall ongoing and annual business planning and budgeting processes.We look forward to receiving your application and if you would like some more information or want to get more of a sense of what we are about, please email daniel.walsh@lgbt.foundation and he will happily answer any questions or give you a call to discuss the role further.
Please study the recruitment pack carefully to think about how you are suitable for the role. In the application we ask you to outline how your skills, knowledge, understanding and experience make you the right person for this role.

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Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time) 

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Are you a flexible and motivated income generator? We are looking for an Income Generation coordinator to help ensure LGBT Foundation achieves its income targets.

The Post holder will:

  • Researching and submitting funding applications to statutory sources and Trusts and Foundations, at either a local, regional or national level.

  • b) Overseeing CRM and administrative systems for Grants & Contracts, as well as supporting the work of the Deputy Chief Executive such as writing briefings, keeping internal systems up to date, and supporting with bid compliance and project initiation stages

Working with the Grants & Contracts Manager and the Senior Leadership Team, helping to ensure LGBT Foundation achieves its income targets. This will be primarily through:

a) Researching and submitting funding applications to statutory sources and Trusts and Foundations, at either a local, regional or national level.

b) Overseeing CRM and administrative systems for Grants & Contracts, as well as supporting the work of the Deputy Chief Executive such as writing briefings, keeping internal systems up to date, and supporting with bid compliance and project initiation stages.

You will have a flexible and motivated attitude to work; have a confident and persuasive writing style; and work with a high level of integrity.

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

* Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

 

Project Coordinator – LGBT Armed Forces, Veterans and Families

 

Salary:                  £23,823 pro rata

Hours:                   22.2hrs per week (0.6 FTE)

Special Terms:    End date 31st March 2023 (subject to continuation funding)

Reporting to:        Community Programmes Manager

Accountable for:  Volunteers

Closing Date:       Midday - 29th April 2021

Interviews:            Wednesday, 5th May 2021 via Zoom

 

Role Responsibilities

Specifically you will:

If you are passionate about supporting people and tackling loneliness, then we would love to hear from you!

The post holder will:

  • Oversee and deliver the LGBT armed forces, veterans and families project

  • Develop and deliver a befriending service to LGBT armed force personnel, veterans and their families

  • Improve our knowledge and support offer for LGBT people who currently or previously served within the military and their families

  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships, including with our delivery partners the Armed Forces Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Networks and funding organisations.

  • Provide safeguarding support

Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time) 

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The project seeks to address the loneliness specifically faced by LGBT armed forces communities, many of whom who have traditionally been less likely to access support from mainstream military charities. The project will establish an enduring peer-support network for those individuals by supporting volunteer lead peer support and interactive networking.

The post holder will:

  • Oversee and deliver the LGBT armed forces, veterans and families project

  • Develop and deliver a befriending service to LGBT armed force personnel, veterans and their families

  • Improve our knowledge and support offer for LGBT people who currently or previously served within the military and their families

  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships, including with our delivery partners the Armed Forces Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Networks and funding organisations.

  • Provide safeguarding support

● Hours – 22.2hrs per week (0.6FTE)
● Annual Leave – 25 per annum plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service (pro rata where appropriate)
● Probation period – post subject to successfully completing a six month probationary period
● Employers contributory pension – 10% of annual salary (applied the month following completion of the probationary period
● Remote working - The pandemic has taught us that remote working is advantageous to organisations for productivity and LGBT Foundation has adopted a strong agile working structure

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our leadership team.

* Trans is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity is different in some way from the gender they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and all those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

 

Communications Manager

 

Job Title:              Communications Manager

Salary:                  £32,702

Hours:                   37 per week

Special Terms:    Permanent

Reporting to:        Director of Development

Accountable for: Communications Co-ordinator, Digital Engagement Officer, Designer, Freelance designers, videographers and creatives, communications and marketing volunteers

 

Closing Date:       9am Monday, 12th April 2021

Interview Date:    TBC via Zoom

 

Role Responsibilities

Specifically you will:

- Lead and drive LGBT Foundation’s marketing and communications, ensuring high-quality and creative campaigns across all programmes.
- Manage and further develop LGBT Foundation’s media, online and social media presence, exploiting opportunities to maximise the impact the organisation makes within LGBT communities, in wider society, and to stakeholders.
- Ensure our communications and online presence reflect and serve the full diversity of our communities.
- Manage the development and delivery of LGBT Foundation’s communications work in order to meet our two year forward plan objectives.
- Deliver a professional service to internal and external customers

We understand that working for an LGBT organisation could impact on your identity, community and/or culture. We also would not want geographical location to put people off applying for the role and if you have any queries about this please contact simon.bracewell@lgbt.foundation.

Please study the recruitment pack carefully to think about how you are suitable for the role. In the application we ask you to outline how your skills, knowledge, understanding and experience make you the right person for this role.

Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time)

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LGBT Foundation is recruiting to an exciting new Communications Manager role. Our work is driven by two-way communication with the LGBT communities we serve. Our national influence and visibility continues to grow, and we are looking for an exceptional communications and marketing professional to take a leadership role working across the organisation to ensure continuity of message and coverage of all projects and services.

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our staff team.

* Trans is an umbrella & inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity differs in some way from that which they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our leadership team.

* Trans is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity is different in some way from the gender they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and all those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

Director of Development

 

LGBT Foundation are looking for a creative and talented strategic thinker to become our new Director of Development.

Salary:                                £50,461 per annum (pay review pending)

Reporting to:                    Deputy Chief Executive

Accountable to:              Chief Executive

 

Closing Date:                 Tuesday 6th April 2021 at 9am

Interviews:                       Tuesday 13th April 2021 via Zoom

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Your responsibilities will include:

  • Secure a diverse range of income - focussing on growth, sustainability, and diversification

  • Identify, secure, and negotiate new and existing contracts

  • Oversee all aspects of Self-Generated Income

  • Maintain all existing contracts and expand them

  • Ensure all internal and external communications exceed stakeholder expectations

  • Provide strategic leadership for all performance management systems and processes

 

Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time)

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The charity is at a very exciting stage of its development where we are now looking to fortify our operational structures, prioritise anti-racism and inclusion, geographically expand our services, increase our impact, and develop new pathways to securing sustainable income. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to influence and support the strategic growth of one of the country’s leading LGBT charities by helping to drive our growth and sustainability.

Your primary role will be to provide leadership to our income generation and fully implement our 5 year Income Generation Plan, focusing upon growth, sustainability, and you will have a passion for the benefits of growing and diversifying income streams and an appreciation of what it takes to do this in the current fiscal climate. You will also work closely with colleagues across the organisation to secure a diverse and sustainable range of income, including developing a range of business cases and providing leadership with tender and procurement opportunities. You will be working with the Head of Communications (ensuring internal and external communications are both engaging, and informative) and with the Head of Performance (ensuring we maintain and further develop high quality performance management systems and processes).

 

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our leadership team.

* Trans is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity is different in some way from the gender they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and all those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

Non-Executive Director Chair - Indigo Gender Service (NHS)

 

LGBT Foundation are looking for a creative and talented strategic thinker to become our new Director of Development.

Salary:                                £50,461 per annum (pay review pending)

Reporting to:                    Deputy Chief Executive

Accountable to:              Chief Executive

 

Closing Date:                 Tuesday 6th April 2021 at 9am

Interviews:                       Tuesday 13th April 2021 via Zoom

 

Role Responsibilities

We are looking for a Non-Executive Director Chair to lead and shape Indigo Gender Service.

Indigo Gender Service (Indigo) is a new organisation, set up to deliver the first Greater Manchester Trans Health Service. Indigo is being delivered by a deep rooted/well established collaborative partnership between gtd healthcare and LGBT Foundation, two organisations with shared values and ethos.

We are looking for a Non-Executive Director Chair to lead and shape the service. The successful candidate will work closely with the Indigo Board, the clinical and non-clinical teams working across primary care, the voluntary, charity and social enterprise sectors, and specialist gender services.

The Non-Executive Director Chair will be required to commit at least 1 day per week and will have key responsibilities such as the following:

  • Assisting in setting Indigo’s strategic aims.

  • Ensure that the services delivered by Indigo are always aligned with the Indigo Statements of Principle.

  • Support the Indigo management team in achieving across its different remits, including managing risk, promoting safety and quality, and delivering on performance, whilst complying with the key terms of the contract to deliver the Greater Manchester Trans Health Service.

  • Build and maintain close relationships with Indigo’s external stakeholders.

  • Always act as an ambassador for Indigo and its two-constituent partner organisations.

  • Prepare for & attend Indigo Board meetings & engage with staff across the Indigo footprint.

  • Work with the Board leadership team to ensure Indigo operates within its financial, legal and statutory requirements.

 

Benefit to working for LGBT Foundation

  • Generous leave allowance (25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)

  • Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension

  • Your birthday as a day’s leave

  • Staff counselling scheme

  • Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters

  • Free annual flu jab

  • Free VDU eye care test

  • Staff social budget

  • Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with Personal Development Plans

  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time)

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If you’re interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please see the job description for a full outline of the role, responsibilities, commitments and what skills and attributes are essential for our ideal candidate. If you have any questions, please do contact Paul Martin, Chief Executive of the LGBT Foundation, at Paul.Martin@lgbt.foundation or David Beckett, Chief Executive of gtd healthcare at David.Beckett@nhs.net

As this role focuses on leading a service specifically designed for trans and non-binary communities, we believe lived experience of being trans and/or non-binary will be hugely valuable to the role. Our values and behaviours are an important part of who we are; and we feel it is essential to get the right people to work with us, so these values need to be as important to you as they are to us. In addition, you will be a confident leader with excellent communication skills, who can influence change and be able to discharge your accountabilities in a positive and constructive way.

When applying for this role, along with detailing your relevant skills and experience, we are looking for candidates to demonstrate the following in the application:

  • Detailed knowledge of trans communities

  • Knowledge of gender services, including national provision and international best practice

  • The ability to operate at Board level and feed in to strategic development of the service.

 

We are taking positive action to encourage applications from people of colour (PoC) and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities in our leadership team.

* Trans is an umbrella and inclusive term used to describe people whose gender identity is different in some way from the gender they were assigned at birth; including non-binary people, cross dressers and all those who partially or incompletely identify with their sex assigned at birth.

 

 

 

Policy Co-ordinator - Community Organising

 

LGBT Foundation is looking for a Policy Coordinator to lead our Community Organiser programme and make change for LGBT communities.

 

Job Title:               Policy Co-ordinator - Community Organising

Salary:                  £23,823

Hours:                   37 per week

Special Terms:    2 years (subject to continuation funding)

Accountable to:   Policy and Research Manager